Seafloor Earthquakes Study

Geophysicist Jian Lin of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and chief U.S. scientist aboard the Chinese oceanographic ship DaYang Yihao studied the earthquake site that triggered 2004’s Indian Ocean tsunami.

Read an interview with Dr. Lin in Oceanus magazine.

Learn about earthquake forecasting in Dr. Lin’s article “Earthshaking Events”.

Geophysicist Jian Lin of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution studied the earthquake site that triggered 2004’s Indian Ocean tsunami. New tools to map seafloor earthquakes—like this robotic Autonomous Benthic Explorer—enhance our understanding of catastrophic events, such as the tsunami.
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Dana Yoerger/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution