2017 in Review

Dear EOS Community,

As the year comes to a close, I’d like to thank you for your continued interest and support in the research, initiatives and programs being conducted here at the Earth Observatory. Over the past year, your increased engagement has helped us to better understand your interests in geohazard research and provide content to meet them. From publications to awards and new blog series, here is a look back on a few highlights from 2017.

The sea-level database (81 index points and 12 limiting data) from the Malay-Thai Peninsula reveal an upward trend of Holocene relative sea level from a minimum of -22 m at 9.7 – 9.2 ka to a

Lifted coral at Simeulue Island, Indonesia, 2005.

Helicopter reconnaissance after Mentawai earthquake and tsunami, Indonesia, 2010.

Measuring reef boulders transported during typhoon Haiyan on a wave-cut terrace in Hernani, Samar, Philippines, 2014.

Sinking Mentawai Islands in Sumatra, Indonesia, 2010.

Woman and child in an earthquake-damaged market in Padang, Indonesia, 2013.

Mersing formation with folds and faults.

A microatoll near Belitung Island in Indonesia, 2011.


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