'Merging tsunami' amplified Japan carnage

Tuesday, December 6, 2011 - 19:01 in Earth & Climate

The massive tsunami generated by the March 2011 earthquake off the coast of northeastern Japan was a "merging tsunami" — a type of tsunami long thought to exist, but seen now for the first time, scientists report.

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