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Tsunami Research at the End of a Critical Decade

Series: Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research Volume: 18

Edited By: Gerald T Hebenstreit

304 pages, no illustrations

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2002 | #144475 | ISBN: 1402002033
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Derived from the 1999 International Tsunami Symposium, this volume presents a unique look at the state of tsunami research at the end of the 20th century. It displays recent progress both in data recovery and reconstructions of historical tsunamis and in detail examination of recent disasters. The papers range from descriptive texts for the non-specialists to fairly technical discussions for those familiar with tsunami research.


The 1990s: A Critical Decade in Tsunami Research and Mitigation; E.N. Bernard, G.T. Hebenstreit. Recent Developments in Tsunami Hazard Mitigation; E.N. Bernard. `Red', `Green' and `Blue' Tsunamigenic Earthquakes and their Relation with Conditions of Oceanic Sedimentation in the Pacific; V.K. Gusiakov. Tsunami Scour Mechanisms around a Cylinder; H. Yeh, F. kato, S. Sato. Mitigation Strategies Based on Local Tsunami Effects; J. Preuss, P. Raad, R. Bidoae. Traffic Hindrance After Tsunamis; N. Shuto. Offshore Forecasting of Alaskan Tsunamis in Hawaii; V.V. Titov, H.O. Mofjeld, F.I. Gonzalez, J.C. Newman. 1952 North Kuril Tsunami: New Data from Archives; V. Kaistrenko, V. Sedaeva. Tsunami Risk in the Aegean Sea and the Role of Systematic Field, Laboratory, and Documentary Studies: The Case of the 1956 Tsunami; D. Dominey-Howes, A. Cundy. Historical and Archaeological Evidence of Earthquakes and Tsunamis Felt in the Kythira Strait, Greece; G.A. Papadopoulos, A. Vassilopoulou. Impact of Large Tsunamis in the Messina Straits, Italy: The Case of the 28 December 1908 Tsunami; S. Tinti, A. Armigliato. Characteristics of On-Slope Tsunami Propagation and the Accuracy of the Numerical Model; S.I. Koshimura, F. Imamura, N. Shuto. Flow Strength on Land and Damage of the 1998 Papua New Guinea Tsunami; H. Matustomi, Y. Kawata, N. Shuto, Y. Tsuji, K. Fujima, F. Imamura, M. Matsuyama, T. Takahashi, N. Maki, S.S. Han. Novel Simulation Technique Employed on the 1998 Papua New Guinea Tsunami; P. Watts, J.C. Borrero, D.R. Tappin, J.-P. Bardet, S.T. Grilli, C.E. Synolakis. Numerical Study of the Source of the July 17, 1998 PNG Tsunami; V. Titov, F. Gonzalez. Modeling for Tsunamis Generated by Landsliding and Debris Flow; F. Imamura, K. Hashi, M.A. Imteaz. Landslide Tsunami Generation Mechanism and its Detection for Early Tsunami Warning; S.-I. Iwasaki, S. Sakata. On Numerical Simulation of the Landslide-Generated Tsunami of November 3, 1994 in Skagway Harbor, Alaska; R.E. Thomson, A.B. Rabinovich, E.A. Kulikov, I.V. Fine, B.D. Bornhold.

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