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Deep-ocean Drilling Researchers Target Earthquake and Tsunami Zone


December 12, 2007

earth and environment graphic Researchers fresh from an eight-week scientific drilling expedition off the Pacific coast of Japan today reported their discovery of strong variation in the tectonic stresses in a region notorious for generating devastating earthquakes and tsunamis, the Nankai Trough. The scientists reported their findings at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting in San Francisco. Full Story

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