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National Science Foundation
Within days after an undersea earthquake sent massive waves smashing into communities on nearly every shore of the Indian Ocean, teams of scientists and engineers were rushing to the scene in hopes of learning how to guard against such ruin in the future.

 
 
A Special Report After the Tsunami