Violent Hawaii
Additional Web and Print Resources

Web Sites

Tsunami: The Great Waves
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/brochures/tsunami.htm
Learn more about what causes tsunamis, how fast they travel, how frequently they occur, and more.

Tsunami Research Program
http://nctr.pmel.noaa.gov/
Find out about the efforts to improve tsunami warnings in Hawaii, California, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska.

Asia Quake Disaster
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/in_depth/world/2004/asia_quake_disaster/default.stm
BBC’s in-depth coverage of the Indian Ocean earthquake and the subsequent tsunami.

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory
http://hvo.wr.usgs.gov/
The U.S. Geological Survey keeps a close watch on Hawaii’s volcanoes. See a live panoramic shot of Pu`u `O`o, Kilauea’s erupting vent.

How Volcanoes Work
http://www.geology.sdsu.edu/how_volcanoes_work/
Learn about the different types of volcanoes and eruptions, the products generated from eruptions, and the volcanoes on Mars, Venus, and Io. Plus, take a quiz to test your knowledge on each topic.

St. Helens “VolcanoCam”
http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/Volcanoes/MSH/VolcanoCam/framework.html
Take a peek at the last volcano to erupt in the lower 48 United States.

Savage Earth
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/savageearth/
PBS’s SAVAGE EARTH examines earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunamis, and features original animations that illustrate the action of these natural phenomena.

Wave Refraction at Jaws, Maui
http://www.coastal.udel.edu/ngs/
Explore the science behind waves at Jaws.

NATURE: Condition Black
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/conditionblack/
Giant-wave surfers from around the world couldn’t walk away from the largest waves ever recorded.

Books

Bryant, Edward A. TSUNAMI: THE UNDERRATED HAZARD. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Daws, Gavan. SHOAL OF TIME: A HISTORY OF THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1974.

Fredericks, Anthony. TSUNAMI MAN: LEARNING ABOUT KILLER WAVES WITH WALTER DUDLEY. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2002.

Jenkins, Bruce. NORTH SHORE CHRONICLES: BIG WAVE SURFING IN HAWAII. San Francisco: North Atlantic Books, 1999.

Harris, Stephen. AGENTS OF CHAOS: EARTHQUAKES, VOLCANOES, AND OTHER NATURAL DISASTERS. Missoula, MT: Mountain Press, 1990.

Lyon, Charlie, Lyon, Leslie and Blue Max. JAWS MAUI. Maui: Jaws Maui Ltd., 1997.

Stewart, Frank. A WORLD BETWEEN WAVES. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1992.

Wright, Thomas. HAWAII VOLCANO WATCH: A PICTORIAL HISTORY, 1779-1991. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1992.

Zeigler, Alan. HAWAIIAN NATURAL HISTORY, ECOLOGY, AND EVOLUTION. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2002.

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