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Rapid Response Science Missions Assess Potential for Another Major Haiti Earthquake
February 24, 2010
To help assess the potential threat of more large earthquakes in Haiti and nearby areas, scientists at the University of Texas at Austin's Institute for Geophysics are co-leading three expeditions to the country with colleagues from Purdue University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, the U.S. Geological Survey and five other institutions. The second expedition, beginning Feb. 24, will for the first time, use a scientific research vessel to examine the underwater effects of the quake.
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