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Identification of tsunami deposits in the geologic record; developing criteria using recent tsunami deposits

http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1239/

Characteristics of recent tsunami deposits, with the knowledge we have about the events that caused them, give us ways to recognize ancient deposits of this type and infer characteristics of those ancient tsunamis as well.

by Peters, Robert and Jaffe, Bruce E.
U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2010-1239
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Related topics:
Coastal processes, Erosion, Marine geology, Sedimentation, Sedimentology, Trenching, Tsunamis, Unconsolidated deposits, Coastal zones

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