- Sumatran megathrust earthquakes: from science to saving livesKerry Sieh
Tectonics Observatory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 91125, USA
Philos Trans A Math Phys Eng Sci 364:1947-63. 2006..Such steps could save hundreds and thousands of lives in the coastal cities and offshore islands of western Sumatra, and have general applicability to strategies for helping the developing nations to deal with natural hazards...
- Tsunami inundation modeling for western SumatraJosé C Borrero
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 2531, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:19673-7. 2006..Our models of historical and future tsunamis confirm a substantial exposure of coastal Sumatran communities to tsunami surges. Potential losses could be as great as those that occurred in Aceh in 2004...