Blog Posts | Coastal Lab - Adam Switzer
28 Sep 2019

During the early evening of 28 September 2018, a magnitude-7.5 earthquake struck along the coast of northwestern Sulawesi, Indonesia. This region hosts a famous strike-slip fault system...

27 Dec 2018

At approximately 9:30pm local time (2:30pm GMT) on the 22nd December 2018, a tsunami struck Indonesia’s Sunda Strait, which lies between the islands of Java and Sumatra, claiming over 430 ...

15 Aug 2018

A one-metre rise in sea level could dramatically increase the frequency of flooding up to almost five times for tsunami-safe Macau, in a new study led by scientists from Nanyang...

05 Apr 2018

Channel NewsAsia held a dialogue session on 24 January 2018 at the Funan Showsuite. Associate Professor Adam Switzer, a Principal Investigator at the Earth Observatory of Singapore, together...

06 Nov 2017

Typhoon Hato–one of the strongest typhoons in 53 years–struck the coasts of southern China on August 23, 2017. The typhoon, which claimed 26 lives and resulted in billions of dollars in...

19 May 2017

Talking Point, a current affairs TV programme, takes a closer look at the dangers of Singapore’s coastal conditions after the tragic drowning of a 12-year-old boy at East Coast Park.

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