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Can It Happen Here? — Could a large damaging tsunami happen in the United States?

USGS
  • Tsunamis
  • Societal Effects
  • Preparedness & Response
  • Prediction
  • Hazards
  • Effects, Earthquake
  • Deaths from Earthquakes
  • Damage from Earthquakes
  • iconInfo
  • College
  • General Audience
  • High School
  • Middle School

Coastal and Marine Geology Program — Coastal geologic hazards and catastrophic events research including tsunami information.

USGS
  • Societal Effects
  • Tsunamis
  • iconGraphics
  • iconInfo
  • General Audience

Earthquake and Tsunami Preparedness — Focus on Seaside, OR, but useful for anyone within a tsunami risk zone.

City of Seaside, Oregon
  • Preparedness & Response
  • Tsunamis
  • iconInfo
  • General Audience

Earthquakes by Bruce A. Bolt Online Companion — links related to subjects covered in book

W.H. Freeman & Co.
  • Basics
  • Books
  • Historic Earthquakes
  • Instrumentation, seismographs, monitoring
  • Magnitudes
  • Plate tectonics
  • Prediction
  • Tsunamis
  • iconInfo
  • College

Earthquakes: Seismic Destruction — links to photos of earthquake effects and tsunami effects

National Geographic
  • Tsunamis
  • Photos, Earthquake
  • Basics
  • iconGraphics
  • Middle School
  • High School
  • General Audience
  • Elementary school
  • College

EarthScope Resources for Students & Teachers — Animations, online lectures, visualizations and more, mostly from IRIS.

EarthScope
  • Basics
  • Earth structure
  • Faults - SS, DS, Thrust, etc.
  • Lessons online
  • Locating Earthquakes
  • Plate tectonics
  • Seismic waves
  • Seismicity
  • Tsunamis
  • iconGraphics
  • iconInfo
  • iconInteractive
  • College
  • Elementary school
  • High School
  • Middle School

Hilo Tsunami Museum — The goal of the Pacific Tsunami Museum is to promote public tsunami education for the people of Hawaii and the Pacific Region. The museum will also preserve the social and cultural history of Hawaii and promote economic development on the island of Hawaii as well as statewide. The museum will serve as a living memorial to those who lost their lives in past tsunami events.

Pacific Tsunami Museum
  • Tsunamis
  • iconInfo
  • General Audience

International Tsunami Information Centre — General and technical information, maps, and links to warning centers.

ITIC
  • Preparedness & Response
  • Tsunamis
  • iconGraphics
  • iconInfo
  • General Audience

Living On Shaky Ground: How to Survive Earthquakes and Tsunamis in Northern California — A collection of preparedness guides for earthquakes and tsunamis especially for the Northern Coast of California

Humboldt State Univ, Dept of Geology
  • Historic Earthquakes
  • Preparedness & Response
  • Tsunamis
  • iconInfo
  • General Audience

Natural Hazards Data, Images and Education — Data, images, kids quizzes, and maps from geologic hazards as well as slide shows available for order

NOAA
  • History-Earthquakes, Seismology
  • Hazards
  • Tsunamis
  • iconInteractive
  • iconInfo
  • iconGraphics
  • Middle School
  • High School
  • General Audience
  • College

Northern Sumatra M9.0 - December 26, 2004 FAQs — FAQs about one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded

USGS
  • Tsunamis
  • Historic Earthquakes
  • Effects, Earthquake
  • iconInfo
  • General Audience

Pacific Coastal & Marine Science Center — Tsunami and earthquake research at the USGS.

USGS
  • Tsunamis
  • iconGraphics
  • iconInfo
  • College
  • General Audience
  • High School

Savage Earth, The — slick presentation of the earthquake basics with great graphics and animations

PBS
  • Basics
  • Engineering, Earthquake
  • Faults - SS, DS, Thrust, etc.
  • Prediction
  • Seismic waves
  • Tsunamis
  • iconGraphics
  • High School
  • General Audience
  • College

The Physics of Tsunamis — Explains the mechanisms of tsunami generation and propagation.

Univ. of Washington
  • Tsunamis
  • iconInfo
  • General Audience

The Wave that Shook the World — Online companion to the NOVA broadcast with excellent animations, Q&anmp;A, images, and lesson plans for teachers.

PBS-NOVA
  • Books
  • Effects, Earthquake
  • Historic Earthquakes
  • Lessons online
  • Preparedness & Response
  • Tsunamis
  • iconGraphics
  • iconInfo
  • iconInteractive
  • iconLesson Plans
  • College
  • General Audience
  • High School

Theory of the Earth — online book on the science of earthquakes

Caltech
  • Tsunamis
  • Plate tectonics
  • Books
  • Basics
  • iconInfo
  • iconGraphics
  • College

Theory of the Earth, The New — This is the only book on the whole landscape of deep Earth processes that ties together all the strands of the subdisciplines. This book is a complete update of Anderson’s Theory of the Earth (1989).

Caltech
  • Basics
  • Books
  • Plate tectonics
  • Tsunamis
  • iconInfo
  • College

Tohoku, Japan 2011 M9.0 Educational Slides — Educational slides for the 2011 Tohoku,Japan M9.0 Earthquake ( PDF version

USGS
  • Effects, Earthquake
  • Faults - SS, DS, Thrust, etc.
  • Historic Earthquakes
  • Intensity
  • Plate tectonics
  • Tsunamis
  • iconGraphics
  • iconInfo
  • College
  • High School

Tsunami — Interactive presentation covering the science of tsunamis, preparedness, research, and historical tsunamis.

Woods Hole
  • Tsunamis
  • iconGraphics
  • iconInteractive
  • High School
  • General Audience
  • Elementary school
  • College
  • Middle School

Tsunami Education — Links to educational materials, warning centers.

NOAA
  • Preparedness & Response
  • Tsunamis
  • iconGraphics
  • iconInfo
  • Middle School
  • College
  • High School
  • General Audience
  • Elementary school

Tsunami Hazard Mitigation — Information about tsunamis that may save your life. Material excerpted from "Tsunami! The Great Waves"

Univ. of Washington
  • Tsunamis
  • iconInfo
  • General Audience

Tsunami Preparedness Guidebook — Downloadable PDF and additional links to tsunami preparedness websites.

GeoHazards International
  • Tsunamis
  • Preparedness & Response
  • iconInfo
  • General Audience

Tsunami! — Site provides general information about tsunamis, their causes and history as well as what to do in case of a tsunami.

University of Washington by the Department of Earth and Space Sciences
  • Tsunamis
  • iconInfo
  • General Audience

Tsunami! - Tsunamis Past and Present — Basics about tsunamis, information about preparedness, and links to additional resources.

Univ. of Washington
  • Tsunamis
  • iconInfo
  • iconGraphics
  • College
  • Middle School
  • High School
  • General Audience

Tsunami: The Great Waves — Basic information about the basics of tsunamis.

International Tsunami Information Center
  • Tsunamis
  • iconInfo
  • General Audience

Tsunamis — short news piece with images

The Why Files
  • Effects, Earthquake
  • Tsunamis
  • iconInfo
  • Middle School
  • High School
  • General Audience
  • College

Tsunamis — Basic science of tsunamis, preparedness, and focus on California and historical information.

California Geological Survey
  • Preparedness & Response
  • Tsunamis
  • iconInfo
  • General Audience

Tusnami Research Center — Tsunami research at USC.

Univ. of Southern California
  • Tsunamis
  • iconInfo
  • College
  • General Audience

Understanding Tsunamis — learn about tsunamis with a model

DiscoverySchool.com
  • Tsunamis
  • Lessons online
  • Education resources
  • iconLesson Plans
  • Middle School