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Study of Coastal Disasters Yields Surprising Findings, Arresting Images


April 11, 2007

Remains of collapsed bridge, surrounded by water Two of the world's worst natural disasters in recent years stemmed from different causes on opposite sides of the globe. But, according to researchers who are part of a large National Science Foundation-funded research initiative that has been studying both the Indian Ocean Tsunami of 2004 and Hurricane Katrina of 2005, the two actually had much in common. Full Story

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