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Into to Tsunami

by: Ariel Gringarten

Into to Tsunami 1790

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Ariel Gringarten
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Introduction to Tsunami
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One Day of Notes
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This 2 page One Day of Notes was uploaded by Ariel Gringarten on Monday September 22, 2014. The One Day of Notes belongs to 1790 at University of Miami taught by a professor in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 96 views. For similar materials see Natural Disasters in Science at University of Miami.


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Date Created: 09/22/14
Monday September 15 2014 Tsunami Series of water waves caused by displacement of large volume of a body of water Japanese Harbor Wave Causes Earthquake Submarine volcano Submarine landslide Bolide Impact comet asteroid meteor Glacier calving Waves described by Wavelength km Height m Tsunamis in open ocean Small wave lengths AVG 360 km Periods 1020 minutes Velocity 200 msec Height at sea 12 m Height at shore up to 30 m Tsunami Amplitude Waves become shorter in wavelength and higher in amplitude before rushing onshore Typical Waves Driven by wind particles travel in circular motion that fades downward Velocity depends on wavelength Velocity of Tsunami Waves C gDquot12 C Velocity in meterssecond D Depth in meters g Gravitational acceleration 98 msquot2 EarthquakeGenerated Tsunami Most Tsunami are generated during shaow focus underwater earthquakes which cause sudden rise or fall of seafloor displacing a large volume of water Monday September 15 2014 Tsunami on shore Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Land use zoning limit buildings to elevations above those potentially flooded Structures to resist wave erosion and soour Trees along shoreline Tsunami Warnings Tsunami warning networks use signals to warn 26 countries of tsunami waves 1530 Minutes for first wave Should move inland or to higher ground If no high ground move inland Little to no warning of incoming waves


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