The Mediterranean’s Megacycle of ‘Tsunamis’ and Storms

As frightening as they are, real tsunamis do much less damage than storms—and they may be less common than scientists realized.

While tsunamis and storms are very different events, they look surprisingly similar in the geologic records scientists rely on for a long-term understanding of their frequency. According to that has allowed a huge number of storms to masquerade as tsunamis, and it could be warping our sense of the risks

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