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Scientists share tsunami research with Alaska communities

 

August 10, 2017



FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) – Researchers at the University of Alaska Fairbanks have been looking into the science behind tsunami risk for Alaska's coastal communities.

The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, reported Sunday Tsunami modelers from the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute, Elena Suleimani and Dmitry Nicolsky, recently shared their discoveries to Juneau and Sitka in hopes of better preparing those communities for potential tsunamis.

Alaska is home to 60 and 70 coastal communities that could be hit by Tsunamis. Alaska has the largest amount of coastline of any state in t...



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