Tsunami Science

1 Introduction to
2 Tsunamis of
   the Past
3 Plate Tectonics
4 Tsunami Generation
5 Tsunami Propagation
6 Tsunami Inundation
7 Tsunami Aftermath
   and Response

Course Overview

Learn more about the science of tsunamis in seven units. The units include visual explanations of Earth’s processes, interactive multimedia activities, video clips from tsunami scientists and survivors, and photographic evidence of past tsunamis.

Teachers and interested individuals will find clear explanations of the causes and effects of tsunamis and how education and warnings can help prevent loss of life and property in the future.

How can knowing more about tsunamis help save lives? Find the answers by exploring the courses. Units are composed of multiple chapters and should be completed in order. 

Unit Summaries