American Journal of Applied Sciences

The Physics of Tsunami: Basic understanding of the Indian Ocean disaster

M. N.A. Halif and S. N. Sabki

DOI : 10.3844/ajassp.2005.1188.1193

American Journal of Applied Sciences

Volume 2, Issue 8

Pages 1188-1193

Abstract

This study gives a simple physics explanation behind the Indian Ocean earthquake, called December 26th‘s Tsunami. The explanation based on physics energy conservation and wave properties have been used to understand this phenomenon.

Copyright

© 2005 M. N.A. Halif and S. N. Sabki. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.