Research briefs

Aerial view of Kaikoura township
A survey conducted on the North Island's east coast in 2015 found that despite a high level of public awareness of tsunami hazard, there was still plenty of room for improvement in public evacuation intention.
Forecast graphs
Wei Zhang used GIS and statistical data to construct a novel model of tsunami damage in Fairfield, CT. The model can easily transfer to other storm types and communities.
Impact of the 2011 tsunami in Japan
Documenting and examining recent events does not provide enough information to fully characterize coastal hazards
Impact of the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami
A small Japanese fishing community managed to recover from the disaster through cooperative community activity.
Pacific Northwest Geodetic Array, Central Washington University
Researchers have developed a global earthquake monitoring system that uses the Global Navigational Satellite System (GNSS) to measure crustal deformation.