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