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Tsunami: Progress in Prediction, Disaster Prevention and Warning


Edited By: Yoshito Tsuchiya and Nobuo Shuto

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #158518 | ISBN: 0792334833
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The Sixteenth International Tsunami Symposium, TSUNAMI `93, drew more than 150 scientists, engineers and specialists in tsunami research and disaster mitigation from 13 countries. The leading contributions to the symposium, selected after a rigorous reviewing process, are presented here under three broad headings: Tsunami Generation, Propagation and Inundation - Their Prediction and Simulation; Tsunami Disasters - Their Prevention and Mitigation; and Tsunami Observations, and Warning Systems and Plans for Improvement. This book is intended for scientists, engineers and graduate students interested in the prediction of earthquakes and tsunamis, tsunami disasters and their prevention and mitigation. It may also be of interest to professionals in the field of coastal management and protection.


1: Tsunami Generation, Propagation and Inundation: Their Prediction and Simulation. On-Shelf Tsunami Generation and Coastal Propagation; G. F. Carrier. Estimate of Tsunami Run-Up Heights from Earthquake Magnitudes; K. Abe. Generation Mechanism of the First Wave of the 1983 Nihonkai-Chubu Earthquake Tsunami; N. Shuto, K. Chida, F. Imamura. An Investigation of the Propagation of Tsunamis in the Aegean Sea by Mathematical Modelling; A. C. Yalciner, U. Kuran, A. Akyarli, F. Imamura. Source Parameters on the 1957 Aleutian and 1938 Alaskan Earthquakes form Tsunami Wave Forms; J. M. Johnson, K. Satake. Tsunami Wave Hindcasting in the Japan Sea; J. Y. Chung, S. D. Kim, V. V. Ivanov. Numerical Simulations of the 1960 Chilean Tsunami Propagation and Inundation at Hiro, Hawaii; P. L. F. Liu, Y. S. Cho, S. B. Yoon, S. N. Seo. 2: Tsunami Disasters: Their Prevention and Mitigation. Tsunami Amplification due to Resonance in Alberni Inlet: Normal Modes; R. F. Henry, T. S. Murty. Large Scale Three-Dimensional Laboratory Measurements of Tsunami Inundation; M. J. Briggs, C. E. Synolakis, S. G. Harkins, S. A. Hughes. The Cape Mendocino Tsunami, 25 April 1992; F. I. Gonzalez, E. N. Bernard, K. Satake. Alaskan Tsunamis Revisited; J. F. Lander. Response of Residents at the Moment of Tsunamis - The 1992 Flores Island Earthquake Tsunami, Indonesia; Y. Kawata, Y. Tsuji, A. R. Syamsudin Sunjaro, M. Matsuyama, H. Matsutomi, F. Imamura, T. Takahashi. Geomorphological Impacts of the Flores Tsunami of 12 December 1992; S. Shi, A. G. Dawson, D. E. Smith. Re-Examination of Historical Tsunami Data of Shikoku Island in Japan; H. Murakami, S. Itoh, Y. Hiraiwa, T. Shiada. Historical and Prehistorical Large Tsunamis in the Southern Ryukyus, Japan; T. Nakata, T. Kawana. A Road Management Approach for Tsunami Disaster Planning; S. Okazaki, K. Shibata, N. Shuto. Hydraulic Phenomena and Tsunami Damage in Fishing Ports - A Case Study of the Nihonkai-Chubu Earthquake Tsunami; H. Hata, M. Yamamoto, A. Nakayama, T. Takeuchi, J. Yamamoto. Case Studies of Tsunami Countermeasure Considering Coastal Environment; T. Kawaguchi, S. Itoh, H. Takeuchi. Tsunami, Disasters and Defence Works in Case of the 1993 Hokkaido-Nansei-Oki Earthquake Tsunami; N. Shuto. 3: Tsunami Observations, Warning Systems, and Plans for Improvement. Tsunami Observation by Ocean Bottom Pressure Gauge; M. Okada. Japan Tsunami Warning System: Present Status and Future Plan; H. Uchiike, K. Hosono. Tsunami Studies and their Application to Peru's Socio-Economic Development and Emergency Planning; J. Kuroiwa.

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