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.


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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