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Great Alaska Quake shook up science

...currently recovering from a bike accident and won't be able to make the trip to Alaska. USGS Research Geologist Peter Haeussler from the Alaska Science Center is expected to take his place.Alaskans love their state - snow, cold, dark, earthquakes...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-22/great-alaska-quake-shook-up-science
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Richter scale makes connection between quake's energy, damage

...the magnitudes and effects of many earthquakes can now be recorded and studied with great reliability, according to Peter Haeussler, a geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey. The Richter scale measures a consistent magnitude -- or force...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/030400/dis_030400dis027.shtml
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Alaskans live on shaky ground

...Southcentral and the Aleutians. Earthquakes have a long history of wreaking mass destruction along fault lines. Peter Haeussler, a geologist with the United States Geological Survey, said people living in Alaska need to be aware of the risk...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/030400/dis_030400dis024.shtml
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Faults beneath Cook Inlet could produce earthquake

...zone of ''blind faults'' much closer to the surface that could cause smaller but still damaging shakes, said Peter Haeussler, a scientist with the U.S. Geological Survey in Anchorage and one of three authors of the study. It was published...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/092000/ala_092000alapm0030001.shtml
Disaster-resistant construction

...or 73,000 Hiroshima-sized atomic bombs. -- Information from: U.S.G.S. "The Next Big Earthquake" by Peter Haeussler Flood-resistant designs Christy Miller, a planner with the Flood Insurance Program of the state Division of Municipal...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/030400/dis_030400dis017.shtml
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In Case of Earthquake ...

...actual emergency by occupying your mind. Fasten hot water heaters, bookcases and heavy furniture to walls. Or as Peter Haeussler, a geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey, recommends: "Attach tall, tippy things to the wall." Install...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/030400/dis_030400dis026.shtml
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