Articles tagged "tsunamis"

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Tsunami waves in the Mediterranean Sea: Computer simulation to help identify high risk areas

European scientists have simulated the impact of earthquake generated tsunamis across the Eastern Mediterranean area. The research showed how the tsunami waves could hit and flood coastal regions of southern Italy and Greece, which could help to identify the high risk a

August 27, 2015

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Extinct undersea volcanoes squashed under Earth's crust cause tsunami earthquakes, according to new research

New research has revealed the causes and warning signs of rare tsunami earthquakes, which may lead to improved detection measuresNew research has revealed the causes and warning signs of rare tsunami earthquakes, which may lead to improved detection measures.Tsunami ear

June 28, 2014

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Experts say it's time to shift view of seismic risk

Knowledge of seismic risk is badly skewed in favor of earthquakes that occur on plate boundaries, such as the March 11 temblor that hit northeast Japan, rather than those that strike deep inland, a pair of scientists said on Sunday. In a commentary appearing in the...

May 24, 2011