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Tsunamis : case studies and recent developments

Author: Kenji Satake
Publisher: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2005.
Series: Advances in natural and technological hazards research, v. 23.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Comprises a review of state-of-the-art tsunami research. This work reports on tsunamis generated by volcanic eruptions and earthquakes around the Pacific Ocean. It also reports developments in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Conference proceedings
Congresses
Congrès
Cas, Études de Congrès
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kenji Satake
ISBN: 1402033265 9781402033261 1402033311 9781402033315
OCLC Number: 173481388
Notes: Chiefly proceedings from two meetings held in 2003: the 21st International Tsunami Symposium held July 9-10 in Sapporo, Japan, and an International Workshop on Tsunamis held September 25-26 in Wellington, New Zealand.
Description: viii, 343 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface, PART I. CASE STUDIES 1992-2002: Perspective on a decade of post-tsunami surveys - C. E. Synolakis and E. A. Okal, The Fiordland earthquake and tsunami, New Zealand, 21 August 2003 - W. Power, G. Downes, M. McSaveney, J. Beavan and G. Hancox, Timing and scale of tsunamis caused by the 1994 Rabaul eruption, east New Britain, Papua New Guinea, Y. Nishimura, M. Nakagawa, J. Kuduon and J. Wukawa, Analysis of tide-gauge records of the 1883 Krakatau tsunami - E. Pelinovsky, B.H. Choi, A. Stromkov, I. Dedenkulova and H.-S. Kim, Model of tsunami generation by collapse of volcanic eruption: the 1741 Oshima-Oshima tsunami - K. Kawamata, K. Takaoka, K. Ban, F. Imamura, S. Yamaki and E. Kobayashi, Tsunami resonance curve from dominant periods observed in bays of Northeastern Japan - K. Abe, Delayed peaks of tsunami waveforms at Miyako from earthquakes east off Hokkaido - Y. Namegaya and Y. Tsuji, Field survey of the 2003 Tokachi-oki earthquake tsunami and simulation at the Ootsu harbor located at the Pacific coast of Hokkaido, Japan - Y. Tanioka, Y. Nishimura, K. Hirakawa, F. Imamura, I. Abe, Y. Abe, K. Shindou, H. Matsutomi, T. Takahashi, K. Imai, K. Fujima, K. Harada, Y. Namegaya, Y. Hasegawa, Y. Hayashi, A. Yoshikawa, T. Siga, A. Kamikawa, M. Kobayash, S. Masaka, T. Kamataki, F. Nanayama, K. Satake, Y. Kawata, Y. Fukasawa, S. Koshimura, Y. Hada, Y. Azumai and K. Hirata, Variability among tsunami sources in the 17th-21st centuries along the southern Kuril trench - K. Satake, F. Nanayama, S. Yamaki, Y. Tanioka and K. Hirata, Holocene tsunami traces on Kunashir Island, Kurile subduction zone - A.Ya. Iliev, V.M. Kaistrenko, E.V. Gretskaya, E.A. Tikhonchuk, N.G. Razjigaeva, T.A. Grebennikova, L.A. Ganzey and A.A. Kharlamov, Distribution of cumulative tsunami energy from Alaska-Aleutians to Western Canada - K. Hatori PART II. RECENT DEVELOPMENTS: Mapping the possible tsunami hazard as the first step towards a tsunami resistant community in Esmeraldas, Ecuador - P.Arreaga-Vargas, M. Ortiz and S.F. Farreras, Progresses in the assessment of tsunami genesis and impacts around the Portuguese coasts - L. Mendes-Victor, A. Ribeiro, L. Matias, M.A. Baptista, J.M. Miranda, P. Miranda, N. Zitellini, E. Garcia, C. Corela, P. Terrinha, M. Rovere and F. Teixeira, Quick tsunami forecasting based on database - H.-J. Lee, Y.-S. Cho and S.-B. Woo, Adjoint inversion of the source parameters of near-shore tsunamigenic earthquakes - C. Pires and P.M.A. Miranda, Experimental design for solid block and granular submarine landslides: a unified approach - J.G. Fleming, R.A. Walters, L.P. Sue and R.I. Nokes, Effects of coastal forest on tsunami hazard mitigation - a preliminary investigation - K. Harada and F. Imamura, Fluid force on vegetation due to tsunami flow on a sand spit - K. Imai and H. Matsutomi, Hydro-acoustic monitoring on the Kamchatka shelf: a possibility of early location of oceanic earthquake and local tsunami warning - E.V. Sasorova, B.W. Levin, V.E. Morozov and I.N. Didenkulov, Electromagnetic tsunami monitoring: theory and recommendations - O. Novik, Y. Ruzhin and S. Ershov
Series Title: Advances in natural and technological hazards research, v. 23.
Responsibility: edited by Kenji Satake.
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