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  • A tsunami is a series of huge waves that happen after a undersea disturbance, such as an earthquake or volcano eruption.When big waves approach shallow water their height grows and smashes on to shore, which is why tsunamis can be very dangerous.
  • Tsunamis are caused by sudden movements of the Earth that occur under the sea. Most destructive tsunamis are caused by earthquakes; other causes may be volcanic eruptions, landslides, and rarely even a comet hitting the sea.
  • Huge body of water is shiftedAn underground earthquake, rock slide, or volcanic eruption can shift the waterHeight increases as the Tsunami reaches closer to shore
  • TWO DAMAGING TSUNAMIS EACH YEARCAN GO UP TO 600 MPH, AVERAGE SPEED OF JET.
  • Hawaii is the riskiest state for tsunamis. States such as California, Washington, and Oregon are also affected by damaging tsunamis. Internationally tsunamis are common around the Pacific Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. though one ofthe deadliest tsunami was in Indian Ocean-boxing day incident in the Indian Ocean
  • This is the video about the Boxing Day incident. One of the biggest tsunamis EVERRRRR.
  • This map shows the affected countries by the Boxing Day incident. You can see that many of the countries near the Indian Ocean was affects strongly.
  • These tables show the number of people affected and the number of lives lost in major tsunamis. You can see the most of the dates for these countries are in 2004-the boxing day incident.
  • Tsunamis damage tourism. Also, people are faced with re-building, which is difficult because the people may not have enough money to do so.
  • DebrisTrashWasteTrees uprootedRemains
  • Do not get fooled by the sizes of the waves, a tsunami can be more dangerous than you think. Each wave may get bigger. Once you see a tsunami it is too late to escape. A tsunami is a series of waves, not a single wave, so don’t doubt the dangers.
  • We used out FEMA source as our reliable source because it is supported by the government (hence .gov) and is specialized to give information regarding natural disasters.
  • Saveena and brianna tsunami

    1. 1. What is a tsunami?<br />A tsunami is a series of huge waves that happen after a undersea disturbance, such as an earthquake or volcano eruption.<br />
    2. 2. What Causes Tsunamis? <br />Most destructive tsunamis are caused by earthquakes; other causes may be volcanic eruptions, landslides, and rarely even a comet hitting the sea. <br />
    3. 3. How Do Tsunami's Form?<br /><ul><li>An underground earthquake, rock slide, or volcanic eruption can shift the water
    4. 4. Height increases as the Tsunami reaches closer to shore </li></li></ul><li>How Often do they Occur?<br />On average, two damaging tsunamis occur each year. The speed of a tsunami can go up to 600 mph, the average speed of a jet. <br />
    5. 5. Where are Tsunamis Common?<br />Hawaii is the riskiest state for tsunamis. States such as California, Washington, and Oregon are also affected by damaging tsunamis Internationally tsunamis are common around the Pacific Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. <br />
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    8. 8. People Affected by Tsunamis<br />
    9. 9. How is the economy affected?<br />Tsunamis damage tourism. Also, people are faced with re-building, which is difficult because the people may not have enough money to do so.<br />
    10. 10. How is the land affected?<br />Debris<br />Trash<br />Waste<br />Trees are uprooted<br />Remains<br />
    11. 11. Precautions<br />Do not get fooled by the sizes of the waves, a tsunami can be more dangerous than you think. Each wave may get bigger. Once you see a tsunami it is too late to escape. A tsunami is a series of waves, not a single wave, so don’t doubt the dangers.<br />
    12. 12. Bibiliography<br />"Disaster Statistics - Tsunami - Hazards - PreventionWeb.net." PreventionWeb.net Homepage - Serving the Information Needs of the Disaster Reduction Community. 2010. Web. 16 Oct. 2010. <http://www.preventionweb.net/english/hazards/statistics/?hid=71>.<br />"FEMA For Kids: Things To Know: Tsunamis." FEMA | Federal Emergency Management Agency. FEMA, 11 Aug. 2010. Web. 16 Oct. 2010. <http://www.fema.gov/kids/knw_tsu.htm>.<br />Rickrideshorses. "What Causes a Tsunami?" HubPages. 14 Oct. 2010. Web. 16 Oct. 2010. <http://hubpages.com/hub/What-causes-a-Tsunami>.<br />Team, BBC. "CBBC Newsround/ Pictures." CBBC Newsround/ Pictures. CBBC Newsround,      2005. Web. 21 Oct. 2010. <http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/      newsid_4500000/newsid_4504100/4504114.stm>. <br />

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