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

 
Table of Contents

Introduction
Survey Team
Survey and Methods
Tsunami Heights
Inundation
Damage to Structures
Tsunami Sand Deposits
Subsidence
Coastal Response
Photo Gallery
Acknowledgments
Links
Contacts

 

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
http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/tsunami/srilanka05/

Tsunami Generation from the 2004 M=9.0 Sumatra Earthquake
http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/tsunami/sumatraEQ/

Sumatra Tsunami Study, March 30 - April 26, 2005
http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/news/sumatra.html

Compilation of the 26 December 2004 Indonesian Earthquake and Tsunami by NOAA:
http://www.pmel.noaa.gov/tsunami/sumatra20041226.html

A series of web pages by the Japanese Research Group on The December 26, 2004 Earthquake Tsunami Disaster of Indian Ocean: http://www.drs.dpri.kyoto-u.ac.jp/sumatra/index-e.html#tsunami

Field Study of Tsunami Deposits formed during the 1998 Papua New Guinea Tsunami:
http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/tsunami/itst.html

Field Study of Tsunami Deposits formed during the 2001 Peru Tsunami:
http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/peru2/

USGS Fact Sheet FS150-00 "Helping Coastal Communities at Risk from Tsunamis—The Role of U.S. Geological Survey Research"
http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/fs150-00/

USGS Cascadia Earthquakes and Tsunami Hazard Studies:
http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/earthquakes/cascadia/

Local Tsunamis in the Pacific Northwest
http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/tsunami/cascadia.html

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


 

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