Kent State Researcher to Look for Clues in Tsunami Sand
Aside from the massive tragedy that resulted from a tsunami in South Asia, a research opportunity also suddenly exists for a Kent State University assistant professor of geology who studies tsunami sedimentation.
Sand deposits may hold clues for Dr. Andrew Moore, who plans to visit northern Sumatra island in Indonesia this month.
"In some ways, we feel like ambulance chasers, and I guess we are. We try not to intrude on their grief. We try to go after the dead are buried," Moore says.
Yet quick action is necessary to gather what can now be learned, and information might someday save lives.
Comparisons might be drawn to the coastline of …
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