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Caused by different events but both result in flooding and damage to coastal areas

Tsunamis and storm surges

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Walls of water that quickly come on shore and can cause massive destructions

Tsunamis and storm surges

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We can predict days before it occurs unlike ___

Storm surge
Tsunamis

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Elevated sea levels produced by intense marine low pressure systems

Storm surges

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They are at times of high tides can lead to coastal flooding and are often accompanied by large ocean waves

Storm surges

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Abnormal rise of water generated by a storm, over and above the predicted astronomical tide

Storm surges

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Two main meteorological factors contributing to a storm surge

Long fetch of winds spiraling inward towards the storm

Low-pressure- induced some of water drawn up under and trailing the storm's center

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Cause of storm surge

Strong winds in a hurricane or tropical storm

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Low pressure of the storm has minimal contribution

Storm surge

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Occur far less often than storm surge and bring with them much more loss of life and damage

Tsunamis

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Cause of tsunamis

Earthquakes or seismologic activity

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It can reach thousands of miles whew storm surge occurs right along the coastline

Tsunamis

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The wind circulation around the eye of a hurricane blows on the ocean surface and produces a vertical circulation in the ocean

Storm surge

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In deep water, there is nothing to disturb this circulation and there is very little indication of storm surge

Storm surge

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They are immense sea waves (10 meters or more), which are produced by underwater events such as earthquakes, mudslides and volcanic eruptions

Tsunamis

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Once the hurricane reached shallower waters near the coast, the vertical circulation in the ocean becomes disrupted by the ocean bottom

Storm surge

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The water can no longer go down, so it has nowhere else to go but up and inland

Storm surge

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In general, it occurs where winds are blowing onshore

Storm surge

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Occur near the "radius of maximum winds" or where the strongest winds of the hurricane occur

Storm surge

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They start out small in the open seas but amplify in size as they reach shallow water

Tsunamis

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An earthquake generates tsunami hit the south coast of Newfoundland, 28 people died

Tsunamis

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They can reach thousands of miles where storm surge occurs right along the coastlines

Tsunamis

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Energy dependent

Tsunamis

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It doesn't matter what hemisphere they occur in

Tsunamis

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Once an earthquake happens scientist can predict where the tsunami might make landfall based on the size of the ocean

Tsunamis

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It can take 8-10 hours to travel long distances

Pacific Ocean

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It can make landfall in under 3 hours

Tsunamis

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Types of Tsunamis

Local tsunamis
Regional tsunamis
Distant tsunamis

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This is a tsunamis where its destructive effects are experienced on coasts within 100 km from the source of the tsunamis

Local tsunamis

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Distant tsunamis are also referred to as

Tele-tsunami or ocean-wide tsunamis