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Archaeological evidence that a late 14th-century tsunami devastated the coast of northern Sumatra and redirected history

This project is motivated by two interconnected scientific debates, that is, (1) to what extent that the recent fast warming in the tropical Indian Ocean is driven by anthropogenic greenhouse forci

The basaltic Bolaven volcanic field covers 11,000 km2 of southern Laos and has erupted often in the past half-a-million years.

The 2015 Mw7.8 Gorkha earthquake, Nepal, was a reminder of the seismic hazard presented by the Himalayan fault system. However, the earthquake was small in the context of Himalayan events.

The country of Bangladesh sits in a complex tectonic region on the eastern side of the India-Asia collision zone.

In subduction zones, the greatest hazard from earthquakes often comes from tsunami waves. However, models linking earthquake slip to tsunamis often fit data poorly (e.g.

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