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Tsunami waves reasonably likely to strike Israel
"There is a likely chance of tsunami waves reaching the shores of Israel," says Dr. Beverly Goodman of the Leon H. Charney School of Marine Sciences at the University of Haifa following an encompassing geo-archaeological study at the port of Caesarea. "Tsunami events in the Mediterranean do occur less frequently than in the Pacific Ocean, but our findings reveal a moderate rate of... View News Article (2009-10-26)


GPS on commercial ships could improve tsunami warnings
Commercial ships travel across most of the globe and could provide better warnings for potentially deadly tsunamis, according to a study published May 5 by scientists at the University of Hawaii - Manoa (UHM) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.  View News Article (2012-05-07)


Locating tsunami warning buoys
Australian researchers describe a mathematical model in the International Journal of Operational Research that can find the ten optimal sites at which tsunami detection buoys and sea-level monitors should be installed. View News Article (2010-04-29)


Tsunami observed by radar
The tsunami that devastated Japan on March 11 was picked up by high-frequency radar in California and Japan as it swept toward their coasts, according to U.S. and Japanese scientists. This is the first time that a tsunami has been observed by radar, raising the possibility of new early warning systems. View News Article (2011-08-17)


Satellite images of Asian disaster
A week after the tsunami that hit Asia on 26 December the death toll is still rising. Nearly 140 000 people are confirmed dead, more than 1.8 million people need food aid and an estimated five million are homeless. View News Article (2005-01-03)


Are women more generous? New study sheds light on donation behavior
Why would women give more to the victims of Hurricane Katrina than to the victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami? A new study in the Journal of Consumer Research sheds light onto the way gender and moral identity affect donations.  View News Article (2009-02-24)


What has happened to the tsunami debris from Japan?
The amount of debris in the ocean is growing exponentially, becoming more and more hazardous and harmful to marine life and therefore also to our ocean food source.  View News Article (2014-02-21)


Study: 2004 tsunami was not first of large scale, awareness may improve future tsunami estimates
The deadly Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004, which claimed more than 200,000 lives, was not the first of its size to hit the region, according to new research by an international research team led by Dr. Karin Monecke, a former post-doctoral geologist at Kent State University. View News Article (2008-10-31)


Tsunami generator will help protect against future catastrophe
A unique wave-generating machine that mimics the activity of real-life tsunamis with unprecedented realism has been used successfully in an Oxfordshire laboratory. View News Article (2010-03-24)


Megatsunamis @ the London `Catastrophes` conference
The modern world appears secure in its knowledge of hazards. However tsunamis today are smaller and less frequent than they were in prehistory. View News Article (2002-08-17)

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