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Getting a Quick Read on the Biggest Tsunami Earthquakes

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Science  11 Jan 2008:
Vol. 319, Issue 5860, pp. 153
DOI: 10.1126/science.319.5860.153a

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Summary

At the American Geophysical Union meeting, held in San Francisco, California, from 10 to 14 December 2007, two groups reported new techniques for accurately determining the threat of a tsunami following an earthquake in 10 to 20 minutes rather than waiting hours for reliable data.