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Tsunami Research Program
This program of the Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory seeks to mitigate tsunami hazards in Hawaii, California, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska. Research and development activities focus on an integrated approach to improving tsunami warning and mitigation. The website contains realtime and modeled data from several monitoring stations in the Pacific Ocean. Animated simulations illustrate the modeling and forecasting of tsunamis. A collection of technical articles details the approaches used to model tsunamis.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Text:
    • Journal article
    • Report
  • Dataset:
    • In-situ
    • Modeled
Subject:
  • Natural hazards
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Physical oceanography
Technical requirements:
Either Real Player or QuickTime is needed to run the animated graphics. Some resources require Adobe Acrobat reader.
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
The materials contained on these pages are in the public domain and can not be copyrighted. When any of these materials are used, credit must be given to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric administration/Department of Commerce unless otherwise instructed to give credit to another source.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-002-637
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
http://www.noaa.gov/index.html

Publisher: Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory
http://www.pmel.noaa.gov/