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The 26 December 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami: Initial Findings from Sumatra

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Survey Team
Survey and Methods
Tsunami Heights
Damage to Structures
Tsunami Sand Deposits
Coastal Response
Photo Gallery


Links to related information

The December 26, 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami: Initial Findings on Tsunami Sand Deposits, Damage, and Inundation in Sri Lanka
Based on Survey Conducted January 9-15, 2005

Tsunami Generation from the 2004 M=9.0 Sumatra Earthquake

Sumatra Tsunami Study, March 30 - April 26, 2005

Compilation of the 26 December 2004 Indonesian Earthquake and Tsunami by NOAA:

A series of web pages by the Japanese Research Group on The December 26, 2004 Earthquake Tsunami Disaster of Indian Ocean:

Field Study of Tsunami Deposits formed during the 1998 Papua New Guinea Tsunami:

Field Study of Tsunami Deposits formed during the 2001 Peru Tsunami:

USGS Fact Sheet FS150-00 "Helping Coastal Communities at Risk from Tsunamis—The Role of U.S. Geological Survey Research"

USGS Cascadia Earthquakes and Tsunami Hazard Studies:

Local Tsunamis in the Pacific Northwest

Seattle Post-Intelligencer
"New findings super-size our tsunami threat 80-foot waves blasted Indonesia, scientists now say"
Monday, February 7, 2005


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