NOAA Indian Ocean Tsunami Animation

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

This Quicktime visualization from NOAA concentrates on the wave propagation as it occurred in the Indian Ocean as a result of the Sumatra earthquake. This animation can be paused, rewound and advanced.

Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather, Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical , Marine Geology and Geophysics, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Extreme weather, Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video
Special Interest: Hazards
Theme: Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Hazards, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric Science, Environmental Science, Oceanography, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Weather, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Geophysics
Topics: Ocean:Physical Oceanography, Earth surface, Ocean:Marine Geology and GeophysicsKeyword: natural hazard