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Tsunamigenic earthquakes and their consequences.

Publisher: San Diego : Academic Press, ©1999.
Series: Advances in geophysics, v. 39.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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This series provides a venue for longer reviews of current advances in geophysics. Written at a level accessible to graduate students, the articles serve to broaden knowledge of various fields and may be useful in courses and seminars. Volume 39 includes two articles detailing aspects of tsunamigenic earthquakes and their consequences.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Tsunamigenic earthquakes and their consequences.
San Diego : Academic Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)40451570
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 9780080568690 0080568696 0120188392 9780120188390 1281727016 9781281727015
OCLC Number: 298822341
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 215 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Front Cover; Advances in Geophysics, Volume 39; Copyright Page; Contents; Contributors; Chapter 1. Heterogeneous Coupling along Alaska-Aleutians as Inferred from Tsunami, Seismic, and Geodetic Inversions; 1. Introduction; 2. Generation, Computation, and Inversion of Tsunami Waveforms; 3. The 1965 Rat Islands Earthquake: A Critical Comparison of Seismic and Tsunami Wave Inversions; 4. The 1957 Great Aleutian Earthquake; 5. Rupture Extent of the 1938 Alaskan Earthquake as Inferred from Tsunami Waveforms. 6. Estimation of Seismic Moment and Slip Distribution of the 1 April 1946 Aleutian Tsunami Earthquake7. The 1964 Prince William Sound Earthquake: Joint Inversion of Tsunami and Geodetic Data; 8. Conclusions; Appendix: Notes on the Tsunami Waveform Inversion Method; References; Chapter 2. Local Tsunamis and Earthquake Source Parameters; 1. Introduction; 2. Tsunami Theory; 3. Local versus Far-Field Tsunamis; 4. Tectonic Setting of Tsunamigenic Earthquakes; 5. Effect of Static Source Parameters on Tsunamis; 6. Effect of Spatial Variations in Earthquake Source Parameters. 7. Effect of Temporal Variations in Earthquake Source Parameters8. Local Effects of Tsunami Earthquakes; 9. Case History: 1992 Nicaragua Earthquake and Tsunami; 10. Conclusions; Appendix; References; Index.
Series Title: Advances in geophysics, v. 39.

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