Geologic Hazards Tsunami in the Best of the Web Directory

Geologic Hazards Tsunami

  • NOAA Center for Tsunami Research

    Agency dedicated to the support of improved measurement technology and the design of optimal tsunami monitoring networks, and increased speed and accuracy of operational forecasts and warnings.

  • Pacific Tsunami Museum

    Established to promote understanding of and appreciation for tsunamis, and their effects on Hawaii. Includes information about their collections and archives, details for visitors, education and community programs, and background materials.

  • Tsunami

    Provides general information about tsunamis, their causes and history as well as what to do in case of a tsunami.

  • Tsunami ... Tidal Waves

    An illustrated guide to the phenomenon of tsunami, with explanation of its formation and characteristics, a section on mitigation of risks, and movie clips.

  • Tsunami and Earthquake Research at the USGS

    Includes links to general tsunami information, research studies, animations and models.

  • Tsunami from Asteroid Impacts

    Contains resources on asteroid impact-induced tsunamis and links on the prevention of future tsunami disasters.

  • Tsunami Society

    A professional society promoting research and knowledge about tsunamis and their hazards. Provides details of membership, events, and international journal, with an archive of past issues.

  • World's Biggest Tsunami

    Describes the event in Lituya Bay, Alaska, in July 1958, that generated a tsunami 1720 feet (524 meters) tall; includes maps, photos, and eye-witness accounts.

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