Landslide along Alaskan fjord could trigger tsunami

November 13, 2020

Landslide along Alaskan fjord could trigger tsunami

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Barry Arm Glacier
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A melting glacier in Alaska could trigger a tsunami on Prince William Sound.  A new paper by Chunli Dai of the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center, and others, shows just how much of the glacier has been lost to climate change, and finds that a tsunami could be devastating for local communities.   Read full Ohio State News Story.  Link to published article in Geophysical Research Letters.

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