New technology developed to improve forecasting of Earthquakes, Tsunamis


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Geoscientists have successfully developed and tested a new high-tech shallow water buoy that can detect the small movements and changes in the Earth’s seafloor that are often a precursor to deadly natural hazards…

Read Full Article; Science Daily (11-22-2019)

Rising sea levels threatens coastal cities with more tsunamis, scientists warn; The Telegraph UK (08-15-2018)

Are We Wiser About Tsunamis? Science Daily (09-23-2015)

More People Could Survive Tsunami If They Walk Faster, ABC News (04-15-2015)

Sri Lanka wields mangroves, its tsunami shield, against climate change; MongaBay (09-22-2019)
Fifteen years after the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, Sri Lanka’s government intends to keep expanding the island’s coastal green belt — the chain of mangrove swamps credited with limiting the damage and destruction of the deadly waves…

Tsunamis could cause beach tourism to lose hundreds of millions of dollars every year; Science Daily (04-12-2018)
European tourists are more frequently going to places all over the world with significant tsunami risk, researchers have found. A global tourism destination risk index for tsunamis was released on April 12, at the 2018 Annual Conference of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) in Vienna…