Tsunami, The Great Waves



Tsunami, The Great Waves

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This 12-page glossy brochure provides information on what a tsunami is, how fast and how big they can be, what causes them, and describes programs undertaken to mitigate this hazard, including the development of tsunami warning centers, research programmes, and safety rules describing what to do when a tsunami attack your coastline. Tsunami The Great Waves in English was last updated and revised in December, 2014. It is also available in Spanish, French, and Chinese.  It was designed and published by the International Tsunami Information Centre, with support from the UNESCO/IOC Tsunami Programme, the USA (National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration), and France (Laboratoire de Geophysique). *Note: English version high resolution available upon request from ITIC.


Also: From the UNESCO Library: Check out the list of tsunami related UNESCO Publications

 

English (2014)

     PDF icon     5.67 MB

Spanish (2003)

     PDF icon     3.33 MB

French (2012)

     PDF icon     5.9 MB

Traditional Chinese (2006)

     PDF icon     2.93 MB

Simplified Chinese (2006)

     PDF icon     10.5 MB

 

 

 

Tsunami: The Great Waves (English - Customizable)

 

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Tsunamis, Las Grandes Olas (Spanish)

Tsunamis Las Grandes Olas

Esta publicación en papel lustroso de 12 páginas proporciona información sobre qué es un tsunami, lo rápido y grandes que pueden llegar a ser, qué los causa, y describe los programas emprendidos para disminuir su riesgo, incluyendo el desarrollo de centros de alerta de tsunami, programas de investigación, y reglas de seguridad que describen qué hacer cuando un tsunami ataca su línea de costa. Tsunami Las Grandes Olas (3a. edición) fue revisada y puesta al día en el2002. Fue diseñada y publicada por el Centro Internacional de Información de Tsunami, con el apoyo del Programa Tsunami de UNESCO/COI, los E.E.U.U. de América (Administración Nacional del Océano y la Atmósfera), y Francia (Laboratorio de Geofísica).

 
Inglés  (2012)

     PDF icon     5.3 MB

Español  (2003)

     PDF icon     3.33 MB

Francés  (2012)

     PDF icon     5.9 MB

Chino (Traditional)  (2006)

     PDF icon     2.93 MB

Chino (Simplified)  (2006)

     PDF icon     10.5 MB

 

 

Tsunami, Les Grandes Vagues (French)

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Cette brochure de 12 pages apporte des informations précises sur le phénomène tsunami, leur vitesse de propagation et les dimensions atteintes par les vagues, ainsi que leur origine; elle décrit d’autre part les programmes réalisés pour la prévention des tsunamis, dont la mise en place de centres d’alerte, de programmes de recherche, et également des règles de sécurité décrivant comment réagir lorsqu’un tsunami s’abat sur les côtes où vous vivez. Tsunami Les Grandes Vagues a été mis à jour et révisé en 2012. Cette brochure a été réalisée et publiée par le Centre International d’Information sur les Tsunamis (CIIT), avec le support du Programme Tsunami de l’UNESCO/COI, les Etats-Unis (Administration Nationale de l’Océan et de l’Atmosphère), et la France (Laboratoire de Détection et de Géophysique).

 

Anglais  (2012)

     PDF icon     5.3 MB

Espagnol  (2003)

     PDF icon     3.33 MB

Français  (2012)

     PDF icon     5.9 MB

Chinois (Traditional)  (2006)

     PDF icon     2.93 MB

Chinois (Simplified)  (2006)

     PDF icon     10.5 MB

Tsunami, The Great Waves (Chinese)

Tsunami: The Great Waves (Chinese)

This 12-page glossy brochure provides information on what a tsunami is, how fast and how big they can be, what causes them, and describes programs undertaken to mitigate this hazard, including the development of tsunami warning centers, research programmes, and safety rules describing what to do when a tsunami attack your coastline. Tsunami The Great Waves in Chinese (1st edition) is available for the first time. It is also available in English, Spanish and French.  It was designed and published by the International Tsunami Information Centre, with support from the UNESCO/IOC Tsunami Programme, the USA (National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration), France (Laboratoire de Geophysique) and the National Marine Environment Forecasting Centre (NMEFC) of the State Oceanic Administration of China and the Hong Kong Observatory (HKO).

 

 

Simplified Chinese (2006)

     PDF icon     10.5 MB

Traditional Chinese (2006)

     PDF icon     2.93 MB

English (2012)

     PDF icon     5.3 MB

Spanish (2003)

     PDF icon     3.33 MB

French (2012)

     PDF icon     5.9 MB

 

 

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