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Department
Geology
Course
GEOL 2207
Professor
B.Ward
Semester
Summer

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Wave Progression into shallower water  As waves move closer into shallow water (shoal), their characteristics change  Waves slow down  Wavelengths shorten  Wave Height increases  Wave periods remains the same How many Waves?  Many waves  Should leave once first wave arrives..  Head to higher ground Prediction of Tsunami Arrival Times  1964 Alaska M9.2 => Reached Hawaii in 6.5 h
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