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This data tip describes the science behind the tsunamis caused by the great earthquake of December 26, 2004, which caused catastrophic damage and loss of life throughout the Indian Ocean basin. The discussion centers on how tsunamis are generated and how great quakes and resulting tsunamis occur at subducting plate boundaries. Links to more detailed information are embedded in the text. An exercise ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Computer activity, Ref. material
Subject: Structural geology, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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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 ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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The purpose of this site is to provide access to teaching materials to respond to sudden hazard events, specifically the 2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, in the classroom as well as more generalized materials that will help educators teach about hazards either before or soon after such an event. Resource includes images, videos and visualizations, classroom activities as well as current informational ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Computer activity, Lesson plan, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Video, Visualization - scientific, Modeled dataset
Subject: Environmental science, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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Since the Indian Ocean tsunami of December 26, 2004, scientists have tried to retrace the path of the giant waves to learn how and why the water moved in unexpected directions, even turning corners and producing simultaneous wavefronts coming from different directions. This radio broadcast describes efforts to measure the strength, distance traveled inland, and height of the tsunami, as well as mapping ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Radio broadcast
Subject: Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This report contains true stories that illustrate how to survive (and how not to survive) a tsunami. It is meant for people who live, work, or play along coasts that tsunamis may strike. The stories are personal accounts selected from interviews with people who survived a Pacific Ocean tsunami generated by the magnitude 9.5 earthquake that occurred along the coast of Chile on May 22, 1960. Important ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Map, Photograph, Report
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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The Alaska Earthquake Information Center contains information on seismology and tsunami research, education and outreach projects, and earthquake preparedness. There are also maps, reports, and a database on recent earthquakes and a map of historical Alaskan earthquakes, active faults, and rupture zones. Full description.
Grade level: College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Educational portal
Subject: Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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On the Pacific Northwest an oceanic tectonic plate (Juan de Fuca) is being pulled and driven (subducted) beneath the North American continental plate. Earthquakes generated along that fault may produce local tsunamis. Local tsunamis are those generated by earthquakes near the coast. This site provides links to external webpages describing the physics behind a tsunami. Resources featured in the links ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Case study, Photograph, Ref. material, Non-profit portal
Subject: Physical geography, Geology, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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USGS provides detailed fact sheets, research reports and case studies of coastal erosion caused by El Nino events in California. Other natural hazards are also covered, including earthquakes, tsunami, and landslides, illustrated with maps, photos, animated simulations, extensive links to resources by experts. Sort by topic to see all entries about coastal issues, environmental issues, mapping and ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph, Video, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material, Abstract / Summary, Educational portal, Government portal, Ask an expert, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Climatology, Geology, Natural hazards
 
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Website of USGS' Coastal and Marine Geology Program. Site features an easy to use interactive resource locator with pull down menus. Resources are broken down by topic, region, and resource type. Information includes tsunamis, earthquakes, erosion, hurricanes, and much more. Information available for many different science disciplines. Access SoundWaves, USGS's monthly newsletter, and read impact ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Ref. material, Government portal
Subject: Biology, Chemistry, Environmental science, Geology, Mathematics, Physical oceanography, Physics, Technology
 
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Located in Beaverton, Oregon, CCALMR addresses, through advances in scientific understanding, technology and education, society's need to manage increased development and manipulation of coasts and land-margins while preserving and enhancing their environmental integrity, and protecting human populations from natural and man-made hazards. Site provides information on faculty, graduate programs, and ... Full description.
Grade level: Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Environmental science, Physics
 
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