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The Tsunami That Engulfed An Island
Bbc, October 07

About 73,000 years ago a volcano collapsed. Its force generated a wave that engulfed an island over 30 miles away. Cites research by Lamont-Doherty's Ricardo Ramalho and Gisela Winckler.
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Uptick In Huge Wildfires Tied To Warming
Discovery, October 05

Catastrophic wildfires in the West are burning land more violently and more frequently in recent years than at any point on record. Lamont-Doherty's Park Williams explains how this year’s big fires have corresponded with higher temperatures.
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800-foot Tsunami Once Heaved Truck-sized Boulders Onto A High Plateau
Pbs Nova, October 05

Geologists have concluded that 73,000 years ago, a tsunami six times taller than the wave that hit Japan in 2011 struck off the coast of West Africa, in the Cape Verde islands. Cites work by Gisela Winckler and Ricardo Ramalho.
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Ancient Skyscraper-high Tsunami Prompts Worries About Current Risk
Scientific American, October 05

"Most of these fairly young oceanic volcanoes—such as in the Azores and the Canary Islands and Hawaii—are incredibly high and steep, so the potential energy for a collapse to happen again is there,"said Richard Ramalho, who worked on the study at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
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Ancient Mega Tsunami Hurled Boulders Nearly As High As The Eiffel Tower
Washington Post, October 05

The evidence hinges on the nature of the boulders, which are composed of rock types that "exclusively crop out on the cliff faces and lower slopes of the plateau, implying a source at considerably lower elevations," the authors write. Richard Ramalho worked on the study at Lamont-Doherty.