Topic: Tsunami

Stiff Sediments Made 2004 Sumatra Earthquake Deadliest in History

June 23, 2011

An international team of geoscientists has discovered an unusual geological formation that helps explain how an undersea earthquake off the coast of Sumatra in December 2004 spawned the deadliest tsunami in recorded history.

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A decade of discovery

June 21, 2011
A decade of discovery

The Texas Advanced Computing Center marks 10 years of helping scientists explore phenomenon too large, small or expensive to investigate in the lab.

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Experts Available to Discuss Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami

March 11, 2011

University experts are available to talk on today's earthquake in Japan, the tsunami affecting the Pacific region, and safety issues related to construction and nuclear engineering in Japan.

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Pakistan floods rival earthquakes, tsunamis in severity

Oct. 22, 2010
Flood waters cover the area near the border of Sindh and Balochistan.

No one imagined the thirsty land of Pakistan would see massive devastation due to an excess of water. A Fulbright Scholar and grad student makes a plea for support.

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Tsunami Risk Higher in Los Angeles, Other Major Cities

Oct. 10, 2010

Geologists studying the Jan. 12 Haiti earthquake say the risk of destructive tsunamis is higher than expected in places such as Kingston, Istanbul and Los Angeles.

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