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					TSUNAMIS
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•   A japanese word: Harbor Wave
•   Called “tidal wave” by people
•   Called “seismic sea wave” by scientists
•   series of ocean waves made by :
     ANY rapid large scale disturbance.
      How are tsunamis made?
•   By underwater earthquake
•   By underwater volcanic eruption
•   By meteoroid impact
•   By underwater avalanche
•   By underwater landslide
•   By melted iceberg
•   By disturbance, displace large water mass
   Where are tsunamis made?
• Around ring of fire: lots of volcanic
  eruptions
• Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean,
  Indian Ocean
      How tsunamis look like?
• Up to 30 meters In
  height
• A series of powerful
  waves




                         http://www.pbs.org/wnet/savageearth/tsunami/index.htmlnami/
  How are tsunamis different from
             waves?
• Not made by wind
• Tsunami’s speed made by water depth
• When tsunami on coast looks like tide rise
  or wave
• Don’t have season
• Not occur frequently
How do we know if there is going to
         be a tsunami?
• Water bubbles
• Sea goes back 200 m.
• Underwater machines
    How can we prevent from getting
          hurt in a tsunami?
•   If tsunami watch        check news
•   Get canned food & glass water bottles
•   Abandon belongings
•   Move to high grounds
•   Climb and hold on to tree
•   If on boat go     2 miles away from shore
•   Wait until clear all sign
•   Tsunameter
How are tsunamis changing earth’s
  physical features and the life it
             supports?
• Are products of earth’s physical features
  changing
• May change river’ course over millions of
  years
• 1000 of human are killed
• Buildings, monuments, houses torn apart
• People left homeless
                Recent Tsunami
                             • Formed by earthquake
                             • Tsunami measures 25
                               meter
                             • Raise sea level in
                               California and New
                               Jersey
                             • Killed 300,000 in near
                               regions
                             • No tsunami Watch
                             • Earthquake felt in:
                               Sumatra Malasya,
                               Myamar, Singapore,
http://whyfiles.org/068tsu     Thailand, India
Sumatra
          Interesting Facts
• World War = 2 megatons of TNT
  tsunami = 6 megatons of TNT
• Tsunami power=10 atomic bombs
• Dogs bark frequently if earthquake
• Elephants head to high grounds
• Fish jump out of water or go o the depths
  of sea
• It can travel Pacific Ocean in 24 hours
                 Sources
• http://www.tsunami.noaa.gov/
• http://edition.cnn.com/2004/WORLD/asiapcf/12/
  28/quake.videos/
• http://www.sos-childrensvillages.org/cgi-
  bin/sos/jsp/retrieve.do?lang=en&site=ZZ&nav=5.
  3&cat=/535_special_topic5&jwppid=zzgoogle&j
  wpbid=Tsunamiupdate
• http://whyfiles.org/068tsunami/
• http://www.iccrom.org/ENG/news/2005_en/vario
  us_en/01_01tsunami_en.htm
• Tsunami Death Wave By Margo Sorenson
Published by 1997 Cover To Cover Books

				
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