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Natural disaster and coastal geomorphology

Author: Shigeko Haruyama; Toshihiko Sugai
Publisher: Switzerland : Springer, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book deals with the Tsunami intrusion in the lower plain in the Tohoku region and role played by the coastal and fluvial landforms in the damages. The land-use patterns and the recent urbanization has also been partly responsible for a risk level enhancement. The 2011 East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami has violently hit the coastal plain in the Tohoku and Kanto regions. The coastal geomorphology of these regions  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shigeko Haruyama; Toshihiko Sugai
ISBN: 9783319338149 3319338145 3319338129 9783319338125
OCLC Number: 952336839
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 165 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Chapter 1. Introduction: Overview of natural disasters and coastal landforms (Shigeko Haruyama) --
Chapter 2. Geomorphology and tectonic setting of the Sanriku coast, northeastern Japan, and review of recent studies on the formation of alluvial plains and Holocene crustal movements along the coast (Yuichi Niwa and Toshihiko Sugai) --
Chapter 3 Coastal geomorphology and tsunami disaster by the 2011 off the Pacific coast of Tohoku Earthquake (Tomoya Abe and Kazuaki Hori) --
Chapter 4. Relationships between coastal and fluvial geomorphology and inundation processes of the tsunami flow caused by the 2011 off the Pacific coast of Tohoku Earthquake (Hiroshi Shimazu). Chapter 5. Distribution of liquefaction sites and coastal alluvium in Japan(Toshihiko Sugai and Keita Honda) . Chapter 6. Landform and Vulnerability for disaster in land use changing (Shigeko Haruyama) --
Chapter 7. Reconstructing Areas affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake Disaster: Progress and Challenges (Shizuka Hashimoto).
Responsibility: Shigeko Haruyama, Toshihiko Sugai, editors.

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This book deals with the Tsunami intrusion in the lower plain in the Tohoku region and role played by the coastal and fluvial landforms in the damages. The 2011 East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami has  Read more...

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