Bill Lascher http://kplu.org en Early Warning, Preparing Could Curb NW Megaquake's Wrath (script) http://kplu.org/post/early-warning-preparing-could-curb-nw-megaquakes-wrath-script <p>PORTLAND - The massive earthquake that struck Japan in March of this year devastated that country. But it could have caused even more damage if Japan didn&rsquo;t have a high-tech early warning system. Now, Northwest scientists are beginning to install a network of sensors that could send out alerts when a megaquake is on its way. As journalist Bill Lascher found, North America&rsquo;s first earthquake alert system would be more sophisticated than the one in Japan.</p> Thu, 01 Dec 2011 23:20:44 +0000 Bill Lascher 3324 at http://kplu.org Early Warning, Preparing Could Curb NW Megaquake's Wrath (script)