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Tsunamis. Homework Questions. Would you live in an area at risk for tsunamis? If so, where?. What level of risk from tsunamis is acceptable to you? (How would you know if the risk was assessed accurately?). ID: 427345 Download Presentation

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Coastal Hazards:

Tsunamis

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Homework Questions

Would you live in an area at risk for tsunamis? If so, where?

What level of risk from tsunamis is acceptable to you? (How would you know if the risk was assessed accurately?)

What should be done by people and communities in tsunami-prone areas to prepare for the hazard and prevent catastrophe?

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Questions to Consider

What factors influence the impact of

tsunamis

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How do coastal hazards vary from place to place? Why?

The five fundamental concepts from Ch. 1

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The Coast

Over 50% of the Earth’s people live within 50 miles of a coast!

Typically susceptible to flooding

Impact of flooding

property damage

loss of life

saltwater intrusion

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Tsunami Formation & Character

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Tsunami Impact

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Tsunami Response

Identify areas at risk

Warning system

earthquake monitoring

tsunami detection

Warning signs

earthquake

trough arrival

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Tsunami Hazard

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Tsunami Warning

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Coastal Preparation

Inundation simulation

Coastal zoning

Structural adjustments

InsuranceBarriers to flooding


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