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FY 1999

Program aims to reduce impact of tsunamis on Pacific states

Bernard, E.N.

Earth in Space, 11(2), 6–10, 14 (1998)

Earthquakes are not the only seismic risk that residents of the Pacific coast face. Tsunamis--sea waves produced by large-scale disturbances of the ocean floor, such as submarine earthquakes--also threaten lives and property.

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