A tsunami is a series of waves in a water body caused by the displacement of a large volume of water, generally in an ocean or a large lake.

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Recent major tsunamis have demonstrated their potential for widespread destruction and associated danger to human populations.
To mark Tsunami Awareness Month, Dr. Scott Fisher, Director of Aina Stewardship at the Hawaii Land Trust, joined HNN’s Sunrise Weekends to talk about the Hawaii Land Trust’s efforts to fight erosion and prevent the devastating impacts of tsunamis.
Hawaii News Now
Tsunamis are incredibly destructive waves that can destroy coastal infrastructure and cause loss of life. Early warnings for tsunamis are difficult because the risk of a tsunami is dependent on the features of the underwater earthquake that triggers it.
American Institute of Physics
Though the chance of a major tsunami generated by a large landslide within Monterey Canyon itself is tiny, the California Geological Survey incorporated the risk in its tsunami hazard maps for Santa Cruz and Monterey just in case.
SFGate, San Francisco Chronicle, Hearst Communications Inc.
To ensure the island is ready to face the threat of a tsunami, Guam Homeland Security has partnered with the National Disaster Preparedness Training Center for its expertise to prepare key players who will lead the island in the event of a disaster.
The Guam daily post
Researchers have developed a way to quickly detect and assess glacial valley landslides in coastal Alaska, which can in some cases trigger dangerous local tsunamis.
Seismological Society of America
Volcanic crater and lake in Tonga
Detailed analysis of the January 2022 event shows how underwater blasts generated huge waves that battered coastlines throughout the island nation.
Nature Publishing Group
Temblor chats with Gill Jolly, research leader for the Natural Hazards and Risks arm of GNS Science Te Pū Ao, which conducts geological and geophysical monitoring of Aotearoa New Zealand. They discuss how the island nation manages the many natural hazards