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Tsunamis & Earthquakes

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Tsunami Hazards and Preparation

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USGS Tsunami Publications

Outside Publications by USGS Authors

  • Differences in tsunami generation between the December 26, 2004 and March 28, 2005 Sumatra earthquakes [Earth Planets Space v. 58 p. 185-193, download PDF (5123 K)]
  • Probabilistic analysis of tsunami hazards [Natural Hazards v. 37 p. 277-314; download PDF (972 K)]
  • Tsunami: wave of change (Scientific American v. 294 p. 56-63)
  • Complex earthquake rupture and local tsunamis [Journal of Geophysical Research v. 107 no. B5, download PDF (399 K)]


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