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    15-Aug-2018 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 699038

Climate Change Sea Level Rises Could Increase Risk for More Devastating Tsunamis Worldwide

Virginia Tech

As sea levels rise due to climate change, so do the global hazards and potential devastating damages from tsunamis, according to a new study by a partnership that included Virginia Tech.

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15-Aug-2018 12:25 PM EDT
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Article ID: 688330

Today’s Outer-Rise Earthquake in Alaska Complicates Hazard Assessment

Cornell University

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23-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST
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    8-Nov-2017 8:55 AM EST

Article ID: 684299

Closing the Rural Health Gap: Media Update from RWJF and Partners on Rural Health Disparities

Newswise

Rural counties continue to rank lowest among counties across the U.S., in terms of health outcomes. A group of national organizations including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National 4-H Council are leading the way to close the rural health gap.

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8-Nov-2017 8:55 AM EST
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Article ID: 683826

Aitape Skull Likely Belongs to World’s Oldest Tsunami Victim

University of Notre Dame

Mark Golitko, assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Notre Dame, worked with colleagues from the Field Museum in Chicago and institutes in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea to study the Aitape skull and the area it was found in.

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25-Oct-2017 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 683670

Queen’s University Belfast Researcher Creates Communications System That Can Battle a Natural Disaster

Queen's University Belfast

A researcher at Queen’s University Belfast has been shortlisted for the 2017 Newton Prize after he created a robust wireless communications system which can battle through an earthquake, tsunami or hurricane.

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24-Oct-2017 7:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 681647

Hacking a Pressure Sensor to Track Gradual Motion Along Marine Faults

University of Washington

Oceanographers and a Seattle engineering company are testing a simple technique to track seafloor movement in earthquake-prone coastal areas.

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22-Sep-2017 2:00 PM EDT
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Mexico Earthquake: U-M Experts Available

University of Michigan

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8-Sep-2017 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 680035

Disaster Preparedness Expert Can Discuss Hurricane #Harvey

University of Delaware

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24-Aug-2017 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 678279

“Hindcasting” Study Investigates the Extreme 2013 Colorado Flood

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Using a publicly available climate model, Berkeley Lab researchers “hindcast” the conditions that led to the Sept. 9-16, 2013 flooding around Boulder, Colo. and found that climate change attributed to human activity made the storm much more severe than would otherwise have occurred.

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24-Jul-2017 12:00 AM EDT
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    19-Jul-2017 5:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 677912

Sea Cave Preserves 5,000-Year Snapshot of Tsunamis

Rutgers University

An international team of scientists digging in a sea cave in Indonesia has discovered the world’s most pristine record of tsunamis, a 5,000-year-old sedimentary snapshot that reveals for the first time how little is known about when earthquakes trigger massive waves.

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17-Jul-2017 12:30 PM EDT
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