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Reducing Tsunami Hazards

This Science Feature can be found at: http://www.usgs.gov/blogs/features/usgs_top_story/reducing-tsunami-hazards/

 

Building damaged by the tsunami in Yuriage, Japan.

Building damaged by the tsunami in Yuriage, Japan.

To better understand and reduce tsunami hazards, USGS scientists examined sediment deposited by the tsunami in and around Sendai, Japan, as part of an international tsunami survey team organized by Japanese scientific cooperators.

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