Item Type : Feature
Domain : WMO Weather
AlphaCode : TSUNAM
FeatureName: Tsunami
Alias : TSUNAM
CamelCase : Tsunami
Use Type : Geographic
Definition : A series of traveling waves of extremely long length and period, generated by disturbances associated with earthquakes occurring below or near the ocean floor. (Also called seismic sea wave and, popularly, tidal wave.) An ocean wave produced by a submarine earthquake, landslide or volcanic eruption.
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Management Details
Proposal Type : Addition
Submitting Organization : unknown
Proposed Change : New feature for addition to WXO.
Justification : Feature is a critical component of meteorology and identification is essential for short and long term forecasting and maritime safety.
Proposed : 2015-05-21
Accepted : 2016-04-18
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