Lecture 24 - Tsunami Waves

Lecture 24 Tsunami Waves

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Unformatted text preview: oving in water <1/20th of wavelength. l༆  Which is a seiche/tsunami wave? 3 Type of Wave? l༆  E.g. Japan tsunami wavelength was 190 km (approx.) – typically are 100- 200km. l༆  190 km / 20 = 9.5km l༆  Average ocean depth (deep) 3.8 km……no ocean is this deep. l༆  The wave therefore acts as a shallow water wave l༆  Seiche wave in Lake Ontario? Wavelength = width of the lake (approx. 30km) l༆  30,000m...
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