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Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton

Research project: Sumatran Earthquake Segment Boundaries Consortium

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This project examines the structure and properties of barriers to earthquake rupture offshore Sumatra, Indonesia.

This was the location of the devastating 2004 and 2005 earthquakes and tsunamis. The 5-year project (2006-2011) is led by Tim Henstock, and involves partners from 4 other UK institutions, plus a number of international partners. It is supported by a £2m grant from NERC.

Project site: http://archive.noc.ac.uk/sumatra/

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