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Asia Earthquake Threat Hangs Over World Markets (Morning
Scientists say Asia is at risk for at least two more massive
quakes, near 2004 Indonesia tsunami and near Japan. listen >
Another Killer Tsunami Looms(Herald
Sun, Australia) (pdf)
Scientists predict a repeat of the deadly 2004 Boxing Day
tsunami that killed more than 280,000 lives.
The Day the Land Tipped Over (Science) (pdf)
Indonesia's major earthquake last year tilted Nias Island
like a seesaw, disrupting villagers' lives and pointing to
The Big Dig (Science, Editors' Choice) (pdf)
Avouac et al. show the Mw 7.6 Kashmir earthquake rupture
broke through to the surface.
Satellite maps faultline (Nature,
Research Highlights) (pdf)
Researchers use readily available satellite photographs to
measure ground deformation caused by large earthquakes.
Mountains, Down-to-Earth Job (CaltechNews Vol,
40 No.3, 2006) (pdf)
Elisabeth Nadin (Caltech PhD in geology 2006) reports on
Caltech’s two-week research expedition to the Tien
Shan mountains in northwestern China.
Measuring the Sumatra Quake (Geotimes) (pdf)
Seismologists continue to be puzzled by motions on the fault
that set off the Dec. 26, 2004, earthquake, sending a tsunami
across the Indian Ocean.
Yoshihiro Kaneko - Recipient of the 2005 AGU Outstanding Student Paper Award, for "Modeling aftershock rates using simulations of spontaneous earthquake nucleation on rate and state faults"
Study of 2004 Tsunami Disaster Forces Rethinking
of Theory of Giant Earthquakes
Caltech Media Relations (pdf)SCRIPPS (pdf) NSF (pdf)
The Sumatra-Andaman earthquake of December 26, 2004,
was one of the worst natural disasters in recent memory,
mostly on account of the devastating tsunami that followed
it. A group of geologists and geophysicists, including scientists
at the California Institute of Technology, has delineated
the full dimensions of the fault rupture that caused the
Blobs Inside Earth Might Explain Rapid Mountain Building (LiveScience) (pdf)