Thursday, February 25, 2010

Lessons to be learned from Haiti's tsunami

Through all the devastation, another small but deadly event in Haiti almost slipped under the radar.
Researchers have discovered that January's huge quake triggered a tsunami.
Along with four Haitian colleagues, Dr Hermann Fritz, a civil engineering professor from the Georgia Institute of Technology, US, travelled around the coast of Haiti gathering evidence about this wave.
He wanted to find out what had happened before the perishable evidence disappeared forever.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8536561.stm
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