String of disasters exacts heavy damage, human toll in Asia

A recent string of natural disasters, the latest a deadly earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia, have exacted a severe toll both in economic damage and human lives throughout Asia. The U.N. Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, ...

Earthquakes and tectonics in Pamir Tien Shan

Real time analysis of shear waves as a means of earth quake hazard mitigation. First time observed continental subduction in a continent-continent collision.

Video: How will coastal cities adapt to sea level rise?

Since we don't yet know how fast and how high sea levels are going to rise because of climate change, our strategies must be ready and adaptive as conditions change, according to UC Berkeley urban designer Kristina Hill.

Strong earthquake hits off El Salvador coast

(AP)—A strong magnitude-7.4 earthquake struck off the coast of El Salvador and a tsunami warning was issued but there were no immediate reports of damages or injuries, authorities said early Monday.

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