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Japanese slow earthquakes could shed light on tsunami generation

Understanding slow-slip earthquakes in subduction zone areas may help researchers understand large earthquakes and the creation of tsunamis, according to an international team of...

New evidence reveals source of 1586 Sanriku, Japan tsunami

A team of researchers, led by Dr. Rhett Butler, geophysicist at the University of Hawai'i at M?noa (UHM), re-examined historical evidence around the Pacific...

Scientists look to skies to improve tsunami detection

A team of scientists from Sapienza University in Rome, Italy, and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, has developed a new approach to...

Tsunami Formation Theory: Study Challenges Long-held

A new NASA study is challenging a long-held theory that tsunamis form and acquire their energy mostly from vertical movement of the seafloor. An undisputed...

Communicating tsunami evacuations effectively

An effective communication approach incorporating computer simulations could help people find practical means to evacuate in the event of a tsunami. The extent of damage...

CRUST adds new layer of defense against earthquakes, tsunamis

The first computer model to simulate the whole chain of events triggered by offshore mega subduction earthquakes could reduce losses to life and property...

Improving defence against earthquakes and tsunamis

A pioneering new computer model has been developed to simulate the whole chain of hazard events triggered by offshore mega subduction earthquakes, by a...

Researcher proposes novel mechanism to stop tsunamis in their tracks

Devastating tsunamis could be halted before hitting the Earth's shoreline by firing deep-ocean sound waves at the oncoming mass of water, new research has...

High rates of PTSD and other mental health problems after great...

The devastating 2011 earthquake, tsunami, and resulting nuclear disaster in Japan had a high mental health impact -- with some effects persisting several years...

Study Models Tsunami Risk for Florida and Cuba

While the Caribbean is not thought to be at risk for tsunamis, a new study by researchers at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel...

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