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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Tsunami Website
This portal, published by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), provides links to an extensive set of resources on tsunamis, both worldwide and in the United States. There are links to basic information, news articles, information on the Sumatran tsunami of December 26, 2004, and to a section on the role of NOAA in tsunami forecasting and preparedness. Other links access information on hazards and preparedness for states, communities, and individuals; and to educational materials for teachers, children, and the general public. There is also a set of links to animations and photos of tsunamis.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
    • Photograph
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
Subject:
  • Natural hazards
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Physical oceanography
Technical requirements:
Selected resources require video software and/or Adobe Acrobat reader.
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other restrictions information are unknown.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-009-398
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
http://www.noaa.gov/