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Japan tsunami whirlpool near Oarai City, Japan Image of DART buoy - Measurement
Image of computer modeled tsunami inundation
Image of energy plot on globe - Forecasting
Improved measurement technology and optimal tsunami monitoring networks Improved models for increased speed and accuracy of operational forecasts and warnings Improved methods for predicting tsunami impacts on coastal communities and infrastructure


April "swarm" of tsunamis:
Iquique, Chile Tsunami, April 1, 2014
Solomon Islands Tsunami, April 12, 2014
Solomon Islands Tsunami, April 13 2014
Guerrero, Mexico Tsunami, April 18, 2014
Solomon Islands Tsunami, April 19, 2014

General interest tsunami events
Simulated (modeled) Cascadia event
The Great Alaska Tsunami of 1964
East Coast Non-Seismic Tsunami Events
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Nicaragua, October 14, 2014

Publication!
Focusing of long waves with finite crest over constant depth

and Publication related
YouTube logovideo & Press Links

Google Maps interface to recent and historical tsnamis
Tsunami YouTube videos YouTube logo



PMEL awarded Gold Medal U.S. Department of Commerce Gold Medal in 2005 - for research and development leading to the creation of a tsunami forecasting capability
U.S. Department of Commerce Gold Medal in 2004 - for the creation and use of a new moored buoy system to provide accurate and timely warning information on tsunamis