10 edition of Tsunami! found in the catalog.
March 15, 2005
by Bearport Publishing
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||32|
A tsunami is a series of ocean waves that sends surges of water, sometimes reaching heights of over feet ( meters), onto land. These walls of . Tsunamis is an informative book that tells about the Indian Ocean tsunami. Additionally, it provides a history of tsunamis, explains their causes, outlines vulnerable areas, and tells about the warning systems in place. A checklist tells how to survive a tsunami. Photos, maps, diagrams, and illustrations support the text.
A tsunami (/(t) s uː ˈ n ɑː m i, (t) s ʊ ˈ-/ (t)soo-NAH-mee, (t)suu-; from Japanese: 津波, lit. 'harbour wave', pronounced) is a series of waves in a water body caused by the displacement of a large volume of water, generally in an ocean or a large lake. Earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and other underwater explosions (including detonations, landslides, glacier calvings, meteorite Kanji: 津波. Title: Tohoku, Japan, Earthquake and Tsunami of Buy E-book $ Add to cart.
This book is a future classic of disaster journalism, up there with John Hersey’s Hiroshima. • Ghosts of the Tsunami: Death and Life in Japan’s Disaster Zone by Author: Rachel Cooke. Publisher Summary. This chapter reveals that both tsunamis and tsunami-like waves are generated as a result of various causes, such as an undersea earthquake (also known as a seaquake) rupture process or, more frequently, the secondary triggered phenomena, such as landslides and/or other geodynamic phenomena, such as rockslides, large-scale gas .
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tsunami (tsŏŏnä´mē), series of catastrophic ocean waves generated by submarine movements, which may be caused by earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides beneath the ocean, or an asteroid striking the is are also called seismic sea waves or, popularly, tidal waves.
In the open ocean, tsunamis may have wavelengths of up to several hundred miles and travel. TSUNAMI. is adapted from a story "A Living God" by Lafcadio Hearn. It is the tale of Ojiisan (meaning grandfather), a wise old rice farmer who lived on a mountainside near the Tsunami!
book, a man who lives simply despite being the oldest and wealthiest person in his village/5(18). Grade 4–6—With its focus on the development of warning systems, Morrison's book fills a niche among the recent slew of tsunami titles.
Explaining that the Indian Ocean disaster prompted governments worldwide to create warning systems, the author goes into the story of the Aleutian Island earthquake and the resulting tsunami that 5/5(1). There are two book pages on each printed page. Have the students cut each page in half along the dotted line.
Staple the pages together at the left of the page, then read and color the book. For activities to accompany this book, go to the tsunami activities/printouts page.
To get back to this page from a printout, just click on the picture. Pacific Tsunami Museum Kamehameha Ave Hilo, Hawai‘i tel: fax: Rendered by Patua scroll painters, Tsunami recalls a terrifying event in our common history.
In the traditional manner of Patua art, this innovative scroll-book transforms dramatic news into a. Wave: Life and Memories after the Tsunami is a memoir by Sonali Deraniyagala based on the Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami.
It was first published in by Alfred A. Knopf. It recounts the story of the author's life before the tsunami struck the coast, and how it changed dramatically after the disaster. It is written in the first-person narrative : Sonali Deraniyagala. While Carrère centers on others in his book, Deraniyagala delivers a firsthand account of her losses.
Her two young sons, her husband and Author: Concepción de León. This beautifully illustrated book from two experienced bereavement counsellors is unlike any other about grief. Each page takes you on a thought-provoking journey, each image echoed by the voices of bereaved people.
The book is an invaluable resource for the bereaved and those wanting to support them. Tsunami, catastrophic ocean wave, usually caused by a submarine earthquake, by a landslide, or by a volcanic eruption. In deep water it travels as fast as km ( miles) per hour, with enormous wavelengths of about to km (60 to miles) but small wave amplitudes of about 30 to 60 cm (1 to 2 feet).
This book is a collection of contribution from experts involved in tsunami study for the purpose of covering its different aspects from generation to warning system to be applied in tsunami risk reduction.
The presented chapters have been peer reviewed and accepted for publication. The content of the book consists of information on tsunami propagation from the open sea to the. The first edition of Tsunami, published inprovided readers with a complete examination of the tsunami phenomenon in Hawai'i.
This second edition adds many eyewitness accounts of the tsunamis of and and expands its coverage to include major tsunamis in the Mediterranean and off the coasts of Japan, Chile, Indonesia, Fiji 5/5(2). This book is a collection of contribution from experts involved in tsunami study for the purpose of covering its different aspects from generation to warning system to be applied in tsunami risk Author: Mohammad Mokhtari.
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Ojiisan, the oldest and wealthiest man in the village, doesn't join the others at the rice ceremony. Instead he watches from his balcony.
He feels something is coming: something he can't describe. When he sees the monster wave pulling away from the beach, he knows. Tsunami. But the villagers below can't see the danger. WBO Student Loading.
Submarine earthquakes, submarine slides and impacts may set large water volumes in motion characterized by very long wavelengths and a very high speed of lateral displacement, when reaching shallower water the wave breaks in over land - often with disastrous effects.
This natural phenomenon is known as a tsunami event. By Deceman event in the Indian Cited by:. The earthquake and tsunami caused devastation throughout the Tohoku and Sendai regions of Japan, killing nea people and causing damage estimated at more than US$ billion.
For seven days in Mayan ASCE/COPRI Coastal Structures Team investigated the earthquake and tsunami effects specific to engineered coastal structures. • Ghosts of the Tsunami: Death and Life in Japan’s Disaster Zone is published by Jonathan Cape. To order a copy for £ (RRP £) go to or call Read aloud Story.
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