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California Institute of Technology Tectonics Observatory. What happened during the 2004 Sumatra earthquake. <www.tectonics.caltech.edu/outreach/highlights/sumatra/what.html> (a description of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake, including tectonic plate movements, uplift and subsidence, with links to related earthquake and tsunami information).

European Commission ASIA LINK Program. The re-establishment of human resources, curricula, systems and institutions at the Agricultural Faculty of the Syiah Kuala University in Aceh (ACULTURE). <www.igzev.de/aculture> (summary of the EuropeAid funded project [2005–08] to support human resources and institutional capacity, and curriculum development of University Syiah Kuala in Aceh; includes brief description of field trials on re-establishing crops).

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations tsunami web site. <www.fao.org/ag/tsunami/assessment/assess-damage-class.html> (provides a classification of land damage caused by a tsunami—designed to aid the planning of post-tsunami land rehabilitation—based on experiences following the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami; also includes links to information on damage assessment and recovery of crops and livestock).

HDRA–the organic organisation. Composting in the tropics (1998) <www.infonet-biovision.org/res/res/files/496.Compost102.pdf> and Composting in the tropics II (2001) <www.infonet-biovision.org/res/res/files/497.Compost202.pdf> (useful field resources for farmers or advisers on composting methods in tropical areas).

Mulligan, M. and Shaw J. 2007. What the world can learn from Sri Lanka’s post-tsunami experiences. International Journal of Asia-Pacific Studies 3(2), 65–91.

New South Wales Department of Primary Industries. Restoring agriculture and soils in Aceh after the 2004 tsunami. <www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/research/projects/06P302> (links to technical resources, newsletters, results of demonstration trials, workshops and forums).

NGO Coordination and Resource Centre, Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu. <www.ncrc.in/publications.php> (provides links to publications produced during the post-tsunami recovery process in southern India).

Rows of young vegetable plants grow on acidic peat soil.

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