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What Causes a Tsunami?
What Causes a Tsunami?
Learn how plate motions trigger earthquakes and tsunamis.
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World's Biggest Tsunami
: The largest recorded tsunami - a wave 1720 feet tall in Lituya Bay.
Pacific Tsunami Threat
Pacific Ocean Tsunami Threat:
Alaska earthquakes can impact the Pacific Basin.
"We learn geology the morning after the earthquake."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
This ocean is surrounded by plate boundaries, that can produce tsunami.
Atlantic Ocean Tsunamis:
Rare events that can cause damage and threaten millions of people.
Indian Ocean Tsunami
: Maps tell the story of this incredible and deadly event.
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2004 Sumatra Earthquake
was one of the deadliest in history because of sediment deposits.
Tsunami of Unexpected Power:
Unusual fault movement gave Japan's tsunami more "punch".
Indian Ocean Tsunamis
Indian Ocean Tsunamis:
Deadly tsunamis triggered by earthquakes and volcanoes.
usually does not cover damage caused by geologic hazards.
"The present is the key to the past."
Natural Hazards of 2013
: USGS has a short review of how a...
Canary Island Landslides and Atlantic Ocean Tsunami Generation
: “The risk posed by tsunami waves generated by...
NASA Hazard Warning Systems
: “Scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.,...
Deep Sea Internet Has Geological Applications
: “University at Buffalo researchers are developing a deep-sea...
Fukushima and the Ocean
: The Spring 2013 issue of Oceanus Magazine, published...
Potential Tsunami Impact on Southern California from an Alaska Earthquake
: “The Science Application for Risk Reduction tsunami scenario...
: Satellite data reveals that a tsunami-like wave spread...
Earthquake Acoustics and Tsunami Warnings
: “Stanford scientists have identified key acoustic characteristics of...
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