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Video: Fraser River: Running Free

WHOI researchers and students travel the length of the river, taking samples along the way.

Interactive Tsunami Guide

While tsunamis can neither be prevented nor precisely predicted, people educated about particular signs can save their own lives and the lives of others.

Why is the beach closed?

You pack your swimsuit, fins, sand shovel, and sunscreen, and the whole family piles into the car and heads to the beach.  But when you get there you're greeted by a sign that says BEACH CLOSED. What? Why?

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