Contributors -


MARTIN BATTERSON currently holds the position of Project Geologist, Geochemistry, Geophysics and Terrain Sciences Section, with the Geological Survey of Newfoundland and Labrador. He is an adjunct professor with the Department of Geography of Memorial University.

NORM CATTO is a professor in the Department of Geography, Memorial University.

SARAH GLASSFORD is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History at York University. She is currently working on a history of the Canadian Red Cross.

VIOLET HANN grew up as Violet Hillier in Muddy Hole, Lamaline, on the Burin Peninsula. She was a founding member of the Family History Society of Newfoundland and Labrador, Inc. and is currently preparing a history of Lamaline. She is a widely versed student of genealogy of the communities of the Burin Peninsula and is directly related to victims of the 1929 tsunami in Taylor's Bay and Point au Gaul.

ROBERT J. HARDING is a Ph.D. candidate at Dalhousie University in Halifax, NS, where he plans to study electoral politics in Newfoundland and Labrador during the Smallwood Era (1949-1972).

GWYNETH HOYLE is a research associate of the Frost Centre for Canadian Studies and Native Studies at Trent University. She is the author of Canoeing North into the Unknown: A Record of River Travel, 1874-1974 and Flowers in the Snow: The Life of Isobel Wylie Hutchison.

MARK C. HUNTER received his Ph.D. in history from the University of Hull, United Kingdom, in 2004. He has published essays in the International Journal of Maritime History and the Northern Mariner/Le Marin du nord.

DAVID LIVERMAN currently holds the position of Senior Geologist in the Geochemistry, Geophysics and Terrain Sciences Section of the Geological Survey of Newfoundland. He is an adjunct professor with the Department of Geography of Memorial University.

ALAN RUFFMAN has been a student of the 1929 "Grand Banks" earthquake and tsunami since 1986 and has done considerable historic seismicity work in Atlantic Canada. He has just returned from Tamil Nadu in southeast India where he was looking for geological traps for historic and palaeotsunamis that will have impacted the coasts long before the December 26, 2004, tragic Indian Ocean event. He is a Research Associate of the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic in Halifax and is an Honourary Research Associate at the Dalhousie University Department of Earth Sciences.

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