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U.S. States and Territories National Tsunami Hazard Assessment: Historical Record and Sources for Waves Paula K. Dunbar National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Craig S. Weaver U.S. Geological Survey Prepared for the National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program August 2008 U.S. DEPARTMENT ...
WHAT IS A TSUNAMI? A tsunami is a series of sea waves generated by an undersea disturbance such as an earthquake or an underwater landslide. From the area of disturbance, the waves will travel outward in all directions, much like ripples caused by throwing a rock into a pond.
Oceanography 10, T. James Noyes, El Camino College 5B-1 Oceanography 10, T. James Noyes, El CaminoCollege 5B-1 Tsunami Tsunami at the Shoreline Tsunami are *technically speaking *ocean waves, but they are quite unlike ordinary ocean waves at the shoreline.
Notes on tsunami Tsunami are hazardous ocean waves characterized by an enormous wavelength and high velocity that are triggered by a sudden disturbance.
This page last updated on 10-Oct-2011 EENS 2040 Natural Disasters Tulane University Prof. Stephen A. Nelson Tsunami Up until December of 2004, the phenomena of tsunami was not on the minds of most of the world's population.
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Develop probabilistic tsunami hazard maps appropriate for building code and land-use regulations. Justification. The level of understanding of the tsunami risk is significantly less complete than we have for other hazards such as earthquakes.
CHAPTER 4"TSUNAMIS" 69 Tsunami generation by vertical movement of the ocean floor. In the case of submarine earthquakes, the generation mechanism of the tsunami waves is as follows: ...