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Tsunamis

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View Resource Deep-ocean Assessment and Reporting of Tsunamis Data Quality Control

From the National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program, the Deep-ocean Assessment and Reporting of Tsunamis (DART) page contains real time sea level data which can be modified by site and transmitter, type of data set, database, and time range. Data may be viewed through a browser or downloaded (.dbf, .gz).

https://nctr.pmel.noaa.gov/Dart/
View Resource Pacific Tsunami Museum

This website assists the Pacific Tsunami Museum in its goal "to promote public tsunami education for residents of Hawaii and the Pacific Region." Visitors can learn about the causes of tsunamis, its characteristics, the wrap-around effect, and much more. Teachers and students can discover the museum's education and science programs. Everyone will enjoy the live video stream of Hilo Bay and the...

http://www.tsunami.org/
View Resource Tsunamis and Technology

A writer from the SmallBizPipeline recently wrote an article reviewing some of the ways technology has been used to facilitate aid distribution and locate those missing after the Tsunami that hit several countries in Asia on December 26, 2004. This article (1) reports from a socialist perspective on the reasons why there was no early warning for the people who suffered from the recent tsunami,...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/met/2005/0114
View Resource Mathworld: The Mathematics of Tsunamis

Mathworld, hosted and sponsored by Wolfram Research, Inc., offers a large collection of online mathematics resources intended for students, educators, math enthusiasts, and researchers. (See also November 30, 1999 Scout Report for Science & Engineering ) In light of the impact of the recent tsunami in Asia, the January 2005 News section discusses the mathematics of tsunamis. Noting that the...

http://mathworld.wolfram.com/news/2005-01-14/tsunamis/
View Resource MIT: Letters from Sri Lanka

Charles Harvey, an associate professor from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has kept a log of the findings from a recent visit to Sri Lanka. Harvey and colleagues Tissa Illagasekera from the Colorado School of Mines and Jayantha Obeysekera from the South Florida Water District went to Sri Lanka to investigate the impact of the...

http://news.mit.edu/2005/harvey
View Resource The Wave that Shook the World

This NOVA website addresses the tsunami disaster that occurred in December 2004 in the Indian Ocean. Users can learn about the warning system in place in the Pacific Ocean and both the need for and difficulties of setting up a similar system in the Indian Ocean. Through an animated module, visitors can discover the tsunami's path, speed, wave height, and its changes in characteristics once it...

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/tsunami/