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Japan's Tsunami

Facts about japan's Tsunami
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Japanese Tsunami
What Is A Tsunami?
Work cited (pictures)
http://www.artwallpapers.net/asian_art/japanese_art/01/japanese_art01_800.jpg
12/21/12
painter is unknown
slide 1
picture of ancient japanese painting that shows waves with boat
http://www.goods-japan.com/product/112
http://www.decor-medley.com/image-files/wedding-aisle-decorations-cherry-blossom-and-birds-paper-parasol-umbrella.jpg
http://www.arts-wallpapers.com/japanese-arts/Samurai-Art-Gallery/images/o_Samurai-Archer.jpg
Work cited (writing)
A Tsunami is a wave caused by earthquakes or undersea volcanic eruption.
NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), United States Department of Commerce, 12/24/12 http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/tsunami.html
large waves
caused by volcanic eruptions or earthquakes under water
picture of a samurai
12/21/12
painter is unknown
slide 1
picture of a samurai
http://gcbmixedmartialarts.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/samurai-sword-fight1.jpg
12/21/12
painter is unknown
slide 1
picture of japanese umbrella
http://clubecandoca.com.br/images/japanese-parasol-umbrella-i4.jpg
12/21/12
maker is unknown (made from company called cultural star)
slide 7
picture of Japanese umbrella with flowers (pink)
http://www.decor-medley.com/image-files/wedding-aisle-decorations-cherry-blossom-and-birds-paper-parasol-umbrella.jpg
12/21/12
painter is unknown
slide 4
picture of paper umbrella with blue, red, and orange flowers
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_P5EoQH5T7vw/SN4hTXM12pI/AAAAAAAAAD8/OwpgIib6PDQ/s400/asianumbrella3.jpg
12/21/12
maker is unknown
slide 3
picture of a japanese umbrella with women
http://utahasiancity.com/images/product/0000000000502.jpg
12/21/12
maker is unknown
slide 2
picture of japanese umbrella with an lake
http://www.winpromote.com/media/images/normal/umbrellas/paper-umbrellas/WPUPU-P005-SN-1.jpg
12/21/12
maker is unknown
slide 8
as it travels inward towards land, it gets taller and taller
Interesting fact!
largest tsunami- Japan, Ishigaki Island, 278 feet high
About Japan Tsunami
Japan Tsunami- March 2011
. Geographical Association, December 24,2012,http://www.geography.org.uk/resources/japantsunami
When and Where Was This?
about 250 miles from Tokyo, Japan
March 11
2:46pm
How Big Was This?
had warnings for Russia, Taiwan, Hawaii, Indonesia, the Marshall Islands, Papua New Guinea, Australia, and the west coasts the U.S., Mexico, Central America, and South America
23 feet high
moved inland 6 miles
Tsunami in Japan 2011: Waves Stirred Up by Earthquake Cause Wide Destruction.
Infoplease, December 25,2012, http://www.infoplease.com/science/weather/japan-tsunami-2011.html
What Caused This?
What To Do During A Tsunami ?
What Impact Did This have
an 8.9 magnitude earthquake
What Caused The Earthquake
Japan is on the eastern part of the Eurasian plate
the Pacific plate and the Eurasian plate are convergent boundaries
the Pacific plate subducted under the Eurasian plate
the pressure built up and got released as a earthquake
Japanese Earthquake 2011.
Internet Geography, December 29,2012, http://www.geography.learnontheinternet.co.uk/topics/japan_earthquake.html
the waves formed the pattern of the ground
Picture of japanese lady by pond
http://img.diytrade.com/cdimg/454104/3418750/0/1175849730/Japanese_style_paper_umbrella.jpg
12/29/12
maker unknown
1
Year
Later
Checking in: Japan One Year Later.
Infoplease, December 29, 2012, http://www.infoplease.com/world/disasters/japan-one-year-later.html
Tsunami Saftey Tips
. Niles EMA, December 31,2012, http://www.nilesema.com/tsunamitips.htm
Make a family disaster plan
talk to your local emergency office to see if your home, school, or office is in a tsunami hazard area
figure out an evacuation route
- pick a place 100 ft. above sea level
- It should take you 15 min. to get there
practice that route
make a disaster supply kit (easy to carry things)
Getting Ready
During
Listen to a radio to update you on what is happening
consider early evacuation
- small children
-elders
-disabled
follow instructions by local authorities
evacuate immediately if authorities say so or you see tsunami
Before
check supply kit
go to higher ground and inland
take supply kit
go home only after officials say it is safe
After
Help people
stay out of buildings with water
when going in buildings be cautious
wear good shoes
look for fire hazards
look for damages
-walls
-electrical system
- sewage and water line
- loose wall
check food supply
160,000 have not returned home due to nuclear spill
still recovering
Fukushima Daiichi power plant nuclear spill
- 5 workers
dead
- 22 workers
injured
15,839
dead
5,950
injured
3,642
missing
The 2011 Nuclear Crisis in Japan
. Infoplease, January 3, 2012 http://www.infoplease.com/world/disasters/japan-nuclear-2011.html
March 12 reactor #1 explosion
March 14 reactor #3 explosion threatening the chance of nuclear meltdown
March 15 reactor #2 explosion caused by water level dropping and made reactor #4 to catch on fire
cooling systems broken
Fukushima Daiichi
tried to keap them from exploding any more and kept them cool by pumping seawater
put out the fire in #4 by noon of 15
this sent radioactive fallout into the atmosphere
Meltdowns occur when nuclear power plants fail to cool the reactors and they overheat and/or melt
picture of japan tsunami
http://neyazh1001.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/japan-tsunami23.jpg
1/3/12
taker is unknown
slide 3
Picture of japan tsunami invading towns
http://travel.smart-guide.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/Japan-2011-Tsunami.jpg
taker is unknown
slide 5
Picture of a road
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-oou86YTLevw/TZyLSJ_ZNJI/AAAAAAAAABc/Wck1By8oeWU/s1600/Japan-Tsunami-Earthquake-2011-pictures.jpg
taker is unknown
slide 8
Picture of houses on fire
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-9wvEYz8fVFw/TZuZujlndtI/AAAAAAAAFt8/rmjKurbVgrM/s1600/japan-tsunami-1.jpg
taker unknown
slide 10
Picture of the ocean
http://hkmxd.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/tsunami.jpg
taker unknown
slide 13
Japan is has spent $14 billion to clean up the spill but it is predicted it will take longer and they will spend more
Tsunami aid and relief
. How you can help. CNN, January 3,2012 http://www.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/03/14/iyw.howtohelp.japan/index.html
Organizations That Helped
American Red Cross
The Salvation Army
the Group's Children's Emergency Fund
Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund.
the International Medical Corps
ShelterBox
Doctors Without Borders
etc.
Fast Facts about the Japan Earthquake and Tsunami.
Scientific America, January 3,2012 http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=fast-facts-japan
Tsunami Facts in Wake of Japan Earthquake
. National Geographic, January 3, 2012, http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/03/110311-tsunami-facts-japan-earthquake-hawaii/
Work Cited (video)
Recovery of Japan after March 11 2011
Youtube (could not get official link)
John Preetman
slide 19
By,
Adwai Chafale
Effects of Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Widespread.
Episcopal Relief & Development, January 4,2012 http://www.er-d.org/JapanEarthquakeTsunamiMar2011
350,000 people in
shelters
1.4 million without running
water
Work Cited (pictures 2)
picture of the fukushima power plant
http://www.rnw.nl/data/files/imagecache/must_carry/images/lead/article/2011/03/fukushima210311.jpg
taker unknown
slide 11
picture of the salvation army logo
http://www.usc.salvationarmy.org/images/usc.www_usc_escanaba/salvationarmylogo.jpg
1/4/13
日本津波
日本津波
aftershocks= a high of 7.1 magnitude
earthquakes
Because of the Earthquake

& Tsunami
the earth has started to rotate faster according to NASA
the earth tilted about 17 cm more according to NASA
japan has moved 8 ft.
Japan Quake May Have Shortened Earth Days, Moved Axis.
NASA, January 8,2013, http://www.nasa.gov/topics/earth/features/japanquake/earth20110314.html
Widespread destruction from Japan earthquake, tsunamis.
CNN, January 8 2013, http://www.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/03/11/japan.quake/index.html
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