Pacific Natural Disaster - Provides information on the current situation
and implications in the countries affected by the recent devastating tsunamis.
With lists of hotlines and advice for families who consider to travel
to the region and search for missing relatives or friends.
26 Tsunami in Indian Ocean - Diagrams showing travel time in hours
plus an animation of the earthquake and generated tsunami. From the National
Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) Staff Directory
Wave- Learn all about tsunamis and how most form from undersea earthquakes.
Get facts, stories, maps and pictures from National Geographic Kids magazine.
NOAA and the Indian Ocean Tsunami - Offers timeline of events and
warnings, animations, video, maps, images, news, and reports from the
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Includes additional web
Pacific Tsunami Museum- Promotes
public education about tsunamis for the people of Hawaii and the Pacific
Region. Includes answers to commonly asked questions and tsunami photographs.
- Latest news, situation reports and information on relief efforts.
Offers surveys, research, extensive links, and general information.
many questions about the topic. What does tsunami mean? How are they created?
What happens to a tsunami as it approaches land?
Tsunami Asia Disaster
- Information regarding how the tsunami in southeast Asia occurred, as
well as ways in which donations to the organizations can be made to help
those in need of housing, food and water.
at NGDC - Features a unique set of tsunami-related database, maps,
sets, and publications.
Tsunami Research Program
- U.S. government program to mitigate tsunami hazards to Hawaii, California,
Oregon, Washington and Alaska. Includes tsunami event data, modeling and
forecasting, effects mapping, FAQ, and real-time ocean data.
The Great Wave- Discusses what tsunamis are, what causes them, and
how warning systems can help save lives.
some brief facts about these gigantic waves and how they are formed.
Tsunamis and Earthquakes
- General information from the United States Geological Survey on how
local tsunamis are generated by earthquakes with animations, virtual reality
models of tsunamis and summaries of past research studies.