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Megathrust earthquakes and sea-level change: A tribute to George Plafker

June 17, 2015

For numerous scientific disciplines that contribute to the understanding of megathrust earthquakes, 2014 was an anniversary year of two great, >Mw9, earthquakes; fifty years since the March 27 1964 earthquake in Alaska and ten years since the December 26 2004 Aceh-Andaman earthquake and attendant tsunami. 2014 was also the final year of International Geoscience Programme (IGCP) Project 588 “Preparing for Coastal Change”, which was the latest in the 25 year history of IGCP coastal change research.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2015
Title Megathrust earthquakes and sea-level change: A tribute to George Plafker
DOI 10.1016/j.quascirev.2015.01.026
Authors Jeffrey T. Freymueller
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Quaternary Science Reviews
Series Number
Index ID 70189145
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Alaska Science Center Geology Minerals