NOAA and the Indian Ocean Tsunami
This is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's official time line of events during the 2004 tsunami. It features detailed information on how NOAA's Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii responded as the disaster unfolded across the Indian Ocean, and it includes links to a number of NOAA tsunami Web sites.
Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami
Compiled by the Earth Institute at Columbia University, this archive features much of the scientific information available immediately after the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.
This comprehensive site is dedicated to the science of giant waves, including answers to frequently asked questions, photographs, videos, history, and recent news.
Tsunami Research Center
The University of Southern California's Tsunami Research Center presents field-survey data, animations, and articles about past and predicted future tsunamis.
O.H. Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory
Oregon State University's Wave Research Laboratory combines model-based simulations and fieldwork to study waves. The site links to faculty publications and describes past and current projects.
Tsunami Science and Prediction
Listen to National Public Radio's December 31, 2004 broadcast on tsunami science and prediction with expert guest Harold Mofjeld from the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration.
What Was Lost
View Time magazine's in-depth photo essay of the 2004 tsunami.
The Raging Sea: The Powerful Account of the Worst Tsunami in U.S. History
by Dennis M. Powers. New York: Citadel Press, 2005.
by Walter Dudley and Min Lee. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1998.
Essentials of Geology: Portrait of Earth
by Stephen Marshak. New York: Norton, 2003.
Furious Earth: The Science and Nature of Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Tsunamis
by Ellen J. Prager. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1999.
The Great Waves: Tsunami
by Douglas Myles. London: Robert Hale, 1986.
Tsunami: The Underrated Hazard
by Edward Bryant. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001.