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1 The Horses of Neptune (by Walter Crane, 1892) Waves

2 (from Acoustics and Vibration Animations by Dan Russell Orbital motion of water particles in passing waves

3 (from Acoustics and Vibration Animations by Dan Russell Summation of two interacting solitary waves

4 (from Acoustics and Vibration Animations by Dan Russell Summation of two interacting wave trains (shorter period/ wavelength) (longer period/ wavelength)

5 Wave interactions with the shore: breaking & refraction Breaking- Fig. 9.17, pg. 281; Refraction- Fig. 9.19b. p. 283

6 Fig. 9.10, Text pg. 274 Global wave height distribution in October 1992

7 The sailboat Orkan (North Sea, Oct. 2, 1997) “Does anyone know where the love of God goes when the waves turn the minutes to hours?” (Gordon Lightfoot, from the Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald) (http://www.skostsee.org/orkan.mpg)

8 The giant wave of Lituya Bay, Alaska (1958) Text p. 288

9 The giant wave of Lituya Bay, Alaska (1958) Text p. 288

10 The giant wave of Lituya Bay, Alaska (1958) Text p. 288

11 Tsunamis: Waves from an angry earth Text p. 286

12 Indonesian Tsunami - December 2004 (animation) (http://www.noaanews.noaa.gov/video/tsunami-indonesia2004.mov)

13 Indonesian Tsunami - December 2004 (as it happened) Koh Lanta Thailand (http://www.asiantsunamivideos.com)

14 IRS-P4 OCM Image of 26-December Car Nicobar BAY OF BENGAL Little Nicobar Great Nicobar ANDAMAN SEA South Andaman Little Andaman South Andaman (Rutland Island) Port Blair North Andaman Nancowry Camorta Island Katchall Island IRS-P6 AWiFS Image of 26-Dec-04 Camorta Island Trinkat Island Nancowry Island Katchall Island Surroundings of Andaman and Nicobar Islands as observed from IRS-P4 and IRS-P6 satellites

15 Indonesian Tsunami - December 2004 (aftermath) IRS-P6 AWiFS Image of 21-Dec-04 IRS-P6 AWiFS Image of 26-Dec-04 A Close View of Trinkat Island Pre-EventPost-Event

16 Indonesian Tsunami - December 2004 (aftermath) IRS-P6 AWiFS Image of 21-Dec-04IRS-P6 AWiFS Image of 26-Dec-04 A Close View of Camorta Island Pre-Event Post-Event

17 Indonesian Tsunami - December 2004 (aftermath) Lhoknga, Indonesia

18 Animation of tsunami from Andreanov Is. (June 10, 1996) (from Forecasting & Modeling Tsunamis tsunami sensor buoy


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