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Description:

Since the Indian Ocean tsunami of December 26, 2004, scientists have tried to retrace the path of the giant waves to learn how and why the water moved in unexpected directions, even turning corners and producing simultaneous wavefronts coming from different directions. This radio broadcast describes efforts to measure the strength, distance traveled inland, and height of the tsunami, as well as mapping its route. The clip is 4 minutes in length.

Subjects:

  • Science > Oceanography
  • Science > Meteorology
  • Science > Earth Science
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

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Keywords:

Informal Education,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-021,Education,NSDL,High School,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Undergraduate (Lower Division),General Public,Science -- Instructional issues,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110503230405555T,Higher Education,Science -- Earth science,Science -- Meteorology,Science -- Oceanography,Geoscience,Graduate/Professional

Language:

English

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