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Ten Years After the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami
Cartoon of tsunami hazard sign showing a man running uphill from waves How does the geologic record foretell of future tsunamis? What improvements have been made in tsunami warnings since the 2004 Indian Ocean devastation? Get the answers in a new, online public lecture about the state of tsunami research.

Find more tsunami information and classroom materials at our Tsunamis and Earthquakes website and at our Could it Happen Here? website.

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Top USGS FAQs for 2014
Discover the most common questions that students and the public researched on our Frequently Asked Questions website in 2014!

Building a Hydrologic Technician
Everything is awesome...when you work in a stream. In their free time, two USGS hydrologic technicians build science-based scenes using a popular building toy, like water-quality sampling and streamflow measurements from a cableway. Toys can help make learning about science fun.

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