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Examining core stratigraphy within Humboldt slough

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Humboldt State University Assistant Professor Melanie Michalak (squatting) and California State Geological Survey scientist Jay Patton (standing, center) explaining core stratigraphy within Humboldt slough and evidence for past tsunami inundation. Integrating evidence of past earthquakes and tsunamis from offshore and onshore geologic evidence is key to understanding the hazards posed by the Cascadia subduction zone.


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