The Tsunami Database is a global digital database containing information on more than 2000 tsunamis maintained by the National Geophysical Data Center. This is an interactive site; the user is asked to enter search parameters such as date, latitude and longitude, cause of the tsunami - earthquake, landslide, volcano, or all combined - magnitude, and death. Information is then generated on tsunamis that match that data. The National Geophysical Data Center also maintains an historic slide set collection of tsunami damage.
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Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Maps, Images/Illustrations, Datasets and Tools:Datasets Special Interest: Visualization Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12) Data Derived: Data Derived Data Source: Observational Data Science Background Required: Basic scientific background required Topics: Ocean:Physical Oceanography, Human Dimensions/Resources Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Oceanography
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