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All About Tsunamis & How They Occur

tsunamiTsunamis are giant tidal waves or a series of water waves caused by the displacement of a large volume of water, by earthquakes, volcanic eruptions or underwater explosions. Such waves usually contain immense volumes of water and energy that has the potential to devastate coastal regions. Tsunamis of small magnitudes are a frequent occurrence, especially in Japan. The last major occurrence was the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami.

This Bright Hub Guide contains a series of well-researched articles that cover all aspects of this type of tropical storm and related topics.

Some of the topics covered include:

  • Tsunami Overview and Facts
  • What Global Warming has to do with it
  • Impact of Tsunamis
  • Deep Sea Trenches… and much more!

Irrespective of whether you are a student, a researcher, an enthusiast, or even a scientist, this Bright Hub guide on will invariably have something that interests you.

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