Kenji Satake, Active Fault Research Center, Active Fault Research Center
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This visualization from Kenji Satake at the Active Fault Research Center in Tsukuba, Japan, highlights the crests and troughs of the tsunami waves as they travel across the Indian Ocean and refract around islands. Also featured is the manner in which the waves and interfere with each other. The red color means that the water surface is higher than normal, while the blue means lower. This animation runs continually.
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Geology and Geophysics, Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics, Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Oceanography, Geophysics Ocean Environments: Surface Waters, Coastal and Estuarine, Deep Sea Floor/Abyssal:Fracture Zone Topics: Earth surface, Ocean:Physical Oceanography, Marine Geology and GeophysicsKeyword: natural hazards
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