Tsunamis

Tsunamis

Photo courtesy of California Governor's Office of Emergency Services.

Photo courtesy of California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services.

Educational sites that provide information and activities about tsunamis.

The National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program (Archive Site)
http://nthmp-history.pmel.noaa.gov
Background information, games, NOAA education links, and PBS video link.

NOAA Center for Tsunami Research
http://nctr.pmel.noaa.gov/
NOAA site for Deep Ocean Assessment of Tsunamis and National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program. Includes links to mooring system details and animation, real time data, tsunami modeling and forecasting, tsunami events and data and inundation mapping.

National Geosphysical Data Center
www.ngdc.noaa.gov/spotlight/tsunami/
Maps of maximum global wave amplitude, arrival time of waves to different locations, tsunami global wave animation, tsunami data base, article on measuring wave height from space and other related links.

US Geological Survey – Earthquake Hazards Program
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/kids/
Earthquakes for Kids

Centre for Remote Imaging, Sensing and Processing – National University of Singapore
www.crisp.nus.edu.sg/tsunami/
Before and after IKONOS and SPOT5 satellite images

Supercourse Tsunami
www.pitt.edu/~super1/lecture/lec18071/
Slide presentation: Formation of a tsunami.

PBS Savage Earth – Waves of Destruction: Tsunamis
www.pbs.org/wnet/savageearth/tsunami/
Background and animation on tsunamis.

Alaska Sea Grant
http://seagrant.uaf.edu/bookstore/pubs/M-25.html
Tsunami Video to order “Ocean Fury: Tsunamis in Alaska”