Wavelengths of different wave types

Every wave has a specific wavelength, but ...

Wave length, height and frequency

A wave can be described by its length, height ...

Plate boundaries

There are three types of plate boundaries ...

Tsunami buoy

Waves transfer energy but not mass. Buoys ...

Copper wire

Copper is a metal that is a very good ...

Mexican wave

As each person stands up and sits down, the ...

Marram grass and spinifex

Marram grass (top) and spinifex (bottom) are ...

Tsunami shoaling

In deep water, a tsunami moves very fast and ...

Waves undergoing refraction

Refraction of waves as they enter the ...

A surf wave versus a tsunami

Tsunamis have much more energy than a surf ...

Waves bouncing off cliffs

Reflection of water waves off cliffs at a ...

Michael Faraday and nanotechnology

Prof Richard Haverkamp of Massey University ...

Diffraction and interference

Waves that pass through small gaps (such as ...

Waiau fault scarp

The fault scarp formed on a section of the ...

Te Aurere waka

The waka Te Aurere was built using ...

Tsunami hazard zone warning sign

This tsunami sign can be seen around the ...

Boxing Day tsunami, 2004

The Boxing Day tsunami (2004) reaches the ...

Landslide dam over the Hapuku River

Severe shaking during the Kaikōura earthquake ...

Tsunami damage

A building in a coastal area of Thailand ...

Ocean waves

Richard’s modelling of wave conditions can ...

Beach survey

Undertaking a beach profile survey to analyse ...

Mapping landslides using radar ...

A series of images comparing satellite images ...

The Physical World

A recorded PD session for primary teachers ...

Storm surge

When storm surges combine with a high spring ...

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