Southeast Asia

The project, funded by the Australian Research Council (ARC), aims to provide a new understanding of Indo-­Pacific history post-­1000 C.E.

Over the past few years, we assembled evidence that the impact crater of the Australasian tektites lies beneath the Bolaven Plateau volcanic field in Southern Laos.

The Aceh Geohazards Project combines geology, geomorphology, history and archaeology to better understand the past occurrence of tsunami in Aceh, and the extent to which such events might have impa

  • Earth In The News
14 Apr 2016

On 13 April 2016, a magnitude-6.9 earthquake struck northwest Myanmar.

  • EOS News
03 Mar 2016

On the evening of March 2, 2016, a magnitude-7.9 earthquake struck off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the epicenter of the quake was approximately 800km from Padang, West Sumatra.

The largest earthquake ever recorded in an ocean happened in 2012 in the Indian Ocean; yet even with modern instruments, scientists have debated how this rupture occurred. This project will use new datasets to fully understand this earthquake.

Between 2015 to 2017, we developed probabilistic seismic hazard maps for Southeast Asia from a uniform set of databases, a series of ground-shaking scenarios, and an innovative approach for probabi

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