Raise your hand if you knew Newfoundland was devastated by a major tsunami in 1929

On 18 November 1929 a tsunami struck Newfoundland’s Burin Peninsula and caused considerable loss of life and property. Giant waves hit the coast at 40 km/hr, flooding dozens of communities…

Ionospheric airglow signature of tsunami waves confirmed

From the University of Illinois, something quite interesting, long speculated on, now confirmed. Tsunami airglow signature could lead to early detection system Researchers at the University of Illinois have become…

Climate Craziness of the Week: IPCC's Pachauri claims 17cm of sea level rise made the Tsunami worse, but let's check

From this article in The Hindu: (h/t to WUWT reader Adam Gallon) “In the 20th century, sea-level rise was recorded at an average of 17 centimetres. If the sea-level was…

Monster earthquake off of Japanese coast: 8.9, Tsunami strikes, massive damage, thousands of deaths likely

UPDATE:  00:00 PST 3/13/11 Japanese Met Agency has upgraded the magnitude of the quake to 9.0 — up from 8.8, their previous estimate. UPDATE: 14:20 PST 3/11/11 Additional graphs and…