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Himalayan Climate Change and Earthquakes

Seismologists and geologists studying the Himalayas have been trying update the seismic map of the mountain belt for several years now. Their urgency comes from the ­­­­expectation of one or more high-magnitude earthquakes in the region in the 21st century.   If the task of assessing the risk to life and property in the Himalayas was not tough enough, it …

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