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Japan Tsunami 2011
Transcript of Japan Tsunami 2011
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What is a tsunami?
Cause: The Earthquake.
Effect: The Tsunami.
Cause & Effect 2
Cause: Japan's Meteorological Agency sent out a warning for the size of the wave, that was underestimated.
Effect: Only about 58% of people went to higher ground immediately after the Earthquake hit.
Cause & Effect 3
Cause: There was a cooling system failure at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant because of the tsunami.
Effect: This resulted in a level 7 nuclear meltdown and release of radioactive materials.
Cause & Effect 4
By: Bethaney Deuschle
Cause: The flooding.
Effect: Killed more than 18,000 people.
A series of huge waves .
Tsunami are caused by under water Earthquakes, a volcanic eruption, or a sub-marine rock slide.
The Earthquake has to be a 6.75 to create a tsunami.
Tsunamis have extremely long wavelengths.
Tsunami's can travel faster than a jet plane.
Cause & Effect 1
March 11, 2011