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Preliminary Analysis of Sedimentary Deposits
from the June 23, 2001 Peru Tsunami


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[ Introduction | Team | Importance of Studying Tsunami Sediments | Survey and Methods | Damage | Run-up | Sedimentary Deposits | Preliminary Results | Future Research | Acknowledgments ]


Acknowledgments

Funding for the participation of the USGS in the 2001 Peru Tsunami Sediment Survey came from the USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program, Dr. John Haines, Program Coordinator. We would like to thank Admiral Hector Soldi Soldi, Director de Hidrografia y Navagacion, Peruvian Navy, for inviting the USGS to participate in this survey, for DHN's assistance with logistics, and for the support of DHN scientists who participated in this survey. We thank Rómulo Mucho, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the INGEMMET, and Dr. Ronald Woodward, President IGP for the support of the IGP and INGEMMET scientists who participated in the survey. We thank Miguel Ypez, Foreign Service National, US Embassy, Lima for his help and Jean Weaver, USGS/GD International Programs Latin America leader for assisting in arranging for participation of the USGS personnel. We send our condolences for those lost in the tsunami. We thank the people of Camana for their warm welcome and support, and wish them a rapid recovery in these difficult times.


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