How the tsunami crossed the ocean

Permalink +

Wed, Dec 29, 2004, 7:41 pm  //  John Servais

An animated map of the Indian Ocean shows how the deep-ocean waves sped out from the earthquake. NOAA prepared the map. The length of the slipping fault was about the length of California, and the map shows clearly how that pushed the waves mostly east and west. It shows the multiple waves and how they bounced off islands and hit other places. This map is large (5.8 megs), so only download it if you have a high-speed connection.

I should have an interesting personal story for posting here tomorrow about the quake.

Related Links:

-> Animated map of the Indian Ocean
Comments Commenting is disabled for this post

How the tsunami crossed the ocean

Wed, Dec 29, 2004, 7:41 pm  //  John Servais

An animated map of the Indian Ocean shows how the deep-ocean waves sped out from the earthquake. NOAA prepared the map.

0 comments

Rumsfeld doesn’t have a clue

Wed, Dec 22, 2004, 7:45 pm  //  Site Management

He embarked on a war of conquest of a foreign country for the benefit of oil companies. He thought it would be easy. Now he is on TV…

0 comments


Diversity of news

Mon, Dec 20, 2004, 7:49 pm  //  Site Management

Reading foreign news websites is a most enlightening process. We learn things and read perspectives not found in our controlled US media. Not that other media are not…

0 comments

Three blind mice?

Wed, Dec 15, 2004, 8:07 pm  //  Site Management

Richard Cohen of the Washington Post has it right. You need to register with the Wa Post to read his column, Presidential medals of Failure. The fourth failure…

0 comments

What are those poor kids dying in Iraq trying to protect?

Tue, Dec 14, 2004, 8:13 pm  //  Site Management

When Al-Jazeera first went with an English version last year, they were boomed off line in the US by several never-revealed Internet companies using illegal electronic processes. The…

0 comments

That soldier didn’t think of that question all by himself

Fri, Dec 10, 2004, 8:27 pm  //  Site Management

An energetic reporter set it up - and made sure it would happen. Edward Lee Pitts, embedded with a unit going north to Iraq, saw the troops working…

0 comments

We need to use critical thinking

Thu, Dec 09, 2004, 8:36 pm  //  Site Management

Israel is restarting the terrorist violence. Since Arafat died a month ago, there have been no serious Palestinian attacks - and all the world has been watching the…

0 comments

We think a little torture will protect us

Sun, Dec 05, 2004, 8:47 pm  //  Site Management

To be concise, if we start to rationalize torture then we are lost. It is the absolute opposite direction of democracy. It is the basic tool of the…

0 comments

 

New Links

Bellingham Wins

Noisy Waters

Election Info

Election Results

WA State Elections
Whatcom County Elections

Coal, Oil & Trains

Coal Stop

Community Wise Bham
Powder River Basin R. C.

Local Blogs & News

Bellingham Herald

Bham Business Journal
Bham Politics & Econ
Cascadia Weekly
Ferndale Record
Friends of Whatcom
Get Whatcom Planning
KGMI
Latte Republic
League of Women Voters
Lynden Tribune
Noisy Waters
Northern Light
Twilight Zoning
Western Front - WWU
Whatcom Watch

Local Causes

Chuckanut C. Forest

City Club of Bellingham
Conservation NW
Futurewise - Whatcom
Lake Whatcom
Lummi Island Quarry
N. Cascades Audubon
NW Holocaust Center
RE Sources
Salish Sea Org.
Save the Granary
Transition Whatcom
WA Conservation Voters
Whatcom Peace & Justice

Governments

- Whatcom County

Bellingham
Port of Bellingham
Skagit County
US House
US Senate
US Supreme Court
US The White House
WA State
WA State Elections
Whatcom COG

NWCitizen 1995-2007

Early Northwest Citizen

Weather & Climate

Cliff Mass Weather Blog

Climate Audit
Nat Hurricane Center
NW Radar
Two day forecast
Watts Up With That?

Leisure

Adventures NW

Bellingham Wins
Edge of Sports
Entertainment NNW
Famous Internet Skiers
Recreation Northwest
Sailing Anarchy

Good Web Sites

Al-Jazeera online

Alaska Dispatch
AlterNet.org
Antiwar.com
Arab News
Asia Times
Atlantic, The
Change The Mascot
Common Dreams
counterpunch
Crosscut Seattle
Daily Kos
Daily Mirror
Doonesbury
Drudge Report
FiveThirtyEight
Foreign Policy in Focus
GlobalPost
Guardian Unlimited
Gulf News
Haaretz
Huffington Post
Innocence Project
Irish Times
James Fallows
Jerusalem Post
Joel Connelly
Juan Cole
Julia Ioffe/New Republic
Le Diplo
Media Matters
Michael Moore
Middle East Times
MoveOn.org
Nation, The
New American Century
News Trust
NMFA
numbers
Online Journal
Palestine Daily
Palestine News
Paul Krugman
Personal bio info
Portland Indy Media
Progressive Review
Project Vote Smart
Reuters
Sea Shepherd
Slate
Stand for the Troops
Ta-Nehisi Coates
Talking Points Memo
TED
The Crisis Papers
The Intercept
the Oatmeal
Tom Paine.com
truthout
Vox
War and Piece
Washington Votes
WikiLeaks.ch
ynetnews.com

Quiet, Offline or Dead

Bellingham Register

Bhm Herald Politics Blog
Bob Sanders
Carl Weimer
Chuckanut Mountains
Citizen Ted
Citizens of Bellingham
Cordata & Meridian
David Hackworth
Facebook Port Reform
HamsterTalk
Intrnational Herald Tribune
Jack Petree
MikeatthePort
N. Sound Conservancy
No Leaky Buckets
Northwest Review
Orcinus
Post-Oklahoman
Protect Bellingham Parks
Sweeney Politics
The American Telegraph
Wally Wonders