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August 12th, 2015
Researchers Call for Mapping in Order to Reduce Risks

Researcher Nugroho Dwi Hananto of the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) said the government could prepare for the impact of tsunami-triggering earthquakes should it have a map of the sea basin, especially in the southern part of Java Island, the country’s most populated region.  Nugroho, who is also head of LIPI’s cooperation and dissemination subdivision, said that such mapping was needed in the southern parts of Java Island to assess which areas had the potential of experiencing a tsunami. Read more via The Jakarta Post