Latest Submarine landslide Stories
Researchers at the National Oceanography Center say that the risk posed by tsunami waves generated by Canary Island landslides may need re-evaluation. Their findings suggest that these landslides result in smaller tsunami waves than previously thought by some authors, because of the processes involved.
Geologists studying the Jan 12 Haiti earthquake say the risk of destructive tsunamis is higher than expected in places such as Kingston, Istanbul, and Los Angeles.
Researchers say sedimentary deposits from more than 20 cores in New York and New Jersey indicate that some sort of violent force, such as a huge wave, swept the Northeast coastal region some 2,300 years ago.
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