The tsunami of 2004 and ongoing civil war in sri lanka are treated in the special issue of norsk geografisk tidsskrift–norwegian journal of geography as. Devastating tsunami in thailand - tsunami in in thailand 2004 the tsunami in thailand that occurred on december 14 introduction: a massive tsunami. Tsunamis are said to be more of an extreme hazard than earthquakes and tornados the 2004 boxing day tsunami was introduced by a 93 magnitude earthquake that shattered the burma plate and india plate the tsunami was soon introduced to the surface of the earth it produced waves of up to 30 metres. 2004 indian ocean tsunami introduction the 2004 indian ocean tsunami began at one minute before 8:00 am on sunny and beautiful morning on december 26 the megathrust earthquake lifted the seabed and moved it sideways along a 1,600 km (1000 mile) crack in the earth’s surface. Introduction aceh is one of indonesia’s 33 provinces which is located in the northern tip of sumatra island and tsunami of 2004. The economic impact of the 26 december 2004 earthquake and indian ocean tsunami in i introduction a) december 2004 it created a tsunami.
Introduction to the content and overview of the module: this curriculum module includes two distinct sections (outlined below) the module introduces learner(s) to the relevant concepts by invoking the case study sri lanka and the experience of the 2004 indian ocean tsunami and the ethnic conflict. The 2004 indian ocean tsunami disasterppt - download as powerpoint presentation (ppt), pdf file (pdf), text file (txt) or view presentation slides online. Sumatra tsunami, sumatra andaman 2004 sumatra tsunami introduction main features tsunami sumatra 2004. Read chapter 1 introduction: many coastal areas of the united states are at risk for tsunamis after the catastrophic 2004 tsunami in the indian ocean, le.
Introduction for tsunamis: a tsunami is a group of waves, one after another created by a disturbance that changes the water surface drastically. Introduction on december 26, 2004, an undersea earthquake triggered a tsunami which devastated south-east asia the earthquake measured 90 on the richter scale with an epicenter of 160 kilometers. Introduction news earthquakes are probably the biggest threat in terms of natural disasters in indonesia as they come with the 2004 tsunami still.
The place i've chosen to study is sumatra, indonesia in december of 2004, an enormous 93 earthquake erupted in the center of the indian ocean. Introduction first of all, the main objective of this academic report is to describe the third-biggest ever recorded tsunami, which is known as boxing day 2004. At 00:58:53 utc on 26 december 2004, a great earthquake with preliminary moment magnitude (mw) = 90 occurred at a depth of 30 km offshore of the northeast coast of the island of sumatra, indonesia. In that context, it seems an appropriate time to provide an introduction to tsunami introduction to water waves 9 responses to an introduction to tsunami.
January 2005 the indian concrete journal 15 tsunami special an introduction to tsunami in the indian context tsunami is a water. Introduction to ‘‘tsunami science: ten years after the 2004 indian ocean tsunami volume i’’ alexander b rabinovich, 1,2 eric l geist,3 hermann m fritz,4 and jose c borrero. Watch video the story of a tourist family in thailand caught in the destruction and chaotic aftermath of the 2004 indian ocean tsunami the impossible (2012.
2004 indian ocean tsunami 2004 indian ocean tsunami. This powerpoint presentation covers basics of tsunami hazards using the december 2004 indian ocean tsunami as an example before veiwing this powerpoint presentation, viewers are encouraged to view the powerpoint presentations on plate tectonics and earthquake seismology available under the introduction to plate tectonics and. Free essay: tsunami [pic] introduction the term tsunami comes from the japanese language meaning harbour (tsu) and wave (nami. The 2004 indian ocean tsunami was one of the most devastating springerlink search home a brief introduction to disaster-related information is provided.