These giant man-made waves help scientists understand tsunamis

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This is how scientists study tsunamis.

The Delta Flume is a massive wave tank in the Netherlands. It’s nearly 1,000- feet long.It holds more than 9 million litres of water. But how does it help with tsunami research?

A huge wave board pushes the water at one end.It pushes with enough force to shove aside five brick houses. Computer models can’t show everything that physical waves can. The research will help develop solutions to complex climate challenges.

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