Tsunami Generation Animation

Miho Aoki, University of Alaska-Fairbanks Art Department, University of Alaska-Fairbanks

This QuickTime animation by Professor Miho Aoki at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Art Department clearly illustrates how a tsunami can be generated by a subduction zone earthquake. The visualization file is large and may take some time to download.

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Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical , Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology:Geophysics and Structural Geology, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Geology and Geophysics, Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics:Seismology
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video
Ocean Environments: Deep Sea Floor/Abyssal:Volcanic Arc and Trench
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Oceanography, Geophysics, Structural GeologyKeyword: natural hazard