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                                          Tsunami Resources

                           National Weather Service—

                           Tsunami Safety
https://www.weather.gov/safety/tsunami

National Weather Service—Tsunami Safety

Brochure
https://www.weather.gov/media/owlie/

Tsunami-brochure-062717.pdf


USGS—Tsunami and Earthquake Research
https://www.usgs.gov/centers/pcmsc/science/tsunami-and-earthquake-research

 

USGS—Tsunamis: Could It Happen Here?
https://www.usgs.gov/centers/pcmsc/science/could-it-happen-here

 

USGS—Life of a Tsunami
https://www.usgs.gov/centers/pcmsc/science/life-a-tsunami?qt-science_center_objects=0#qt-science_center_objects

 

Department of Homeland Security-FEMA—Know the Facts: Tsunamis
Facts about tsunamis, including what to do before, during and after a tsunami. Also links to other types of natural disasters.
https://www.ready.gov/kids/know-the-facts/tsunamis

 

NASA-NASA Science Space Place-What Is a Tsunami?
https://spaceplace.nasa.gov/tsunami/en/


National Geographic—Tsunamis
2:42 minute video about tsunamis. Great images and good explanation of what causes tsunamis.
https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/tsunamis/


Weather WizKids—Tsunami
Lots of great information about how tsunamis form, how often they occur, how fast they travel, how is a tsunami different from a wind-generated wave, and much more!
http://www.weatherwizkids.com/?page_id=100


Earth Science for Kids—Tsunamis
Good information about tsunamis, including how they form, why they are dangerous, and interesting facts.
https://www.ducksters.com/science/earth_science/tsunamis.php


National Geographic—Tsunami Facts: Check Out the Mighty Wave!
https://www.natgeokids.com/au/discover/geography/physical-geography/tsunamis/


Science Kids: Fun Science and Technology For Kids!—Tsunami Facts
http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/earth

/tsunamis.html

 

                                                       Image: A tsunami warning tower.


 

National Weather Service—Image—How a Tsunami Works
Diagram and explanation of how a tsunami works.
https://nws.weather.gov/nthmp/guide/tsunamiformation.jpg


FEMA—Tsunami Fact Sheet
https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/26ea1ceee22e73558b01030a4a0d7c47/FEMA_FS_tsunami_508-8-15-13.pdf

FEMA—Tsunamis
https://www.ready.gov/tsunamis


National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)—What Is a Tsunami?
Short description of a tsunami with links to an ocean today video, and the National Weather Service Tsunami Ready site.
https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/tsunami.html

 

 

 

 

 

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