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Contact: Beth King
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Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

Tsunami Sensor Installation on Barro Colorado Island, 2006

Caption: Equipment designed to detect tsunamis and earthquakes also detects background sounds including cars and the hum of the earth.

Credit: J. McMillan

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