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Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Oceanography -- Dynamics of the ocean -- Waves
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Waves play a major role in breaking down and building up coastline features. But other factors, including tides, currents, and sediment type, also determine how erosional and depositional processes shape coastlines....
Anatomy of a Tsunami
This interactive lesson from NOVA Online shows how the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami was triggered, how its waves traveled thousands of kilometers largely unchanged, and what happened once the waves reached coastlines both...
Education Center Activity: Monster Waves
In this lesson, students will build a tabletop village and visualize the relative height and impacts of a tsunami. Students discuss: how high the tsunami wave would reach; effects it would have on structures and people;...
The Orphan Tsunami of 1700: Japanese Clues to a Parent Earthquake in North America
This text relates a scientific detective story through clues from both sides of the Pacific. In the year 1700, a mysterious tsunami flooded fields and washed away houses in Japan. It arrived without the warning that a...
This portal provides access to a variety of materials about tsunamis. Resources include items on the mechanisms of tsunami generation, survival and preparedness, hazards, tsunami graphics, and other information. There...
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