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Preliminary report of seismological results of the second Soviet-American Tsunami Expedition

Soviet-American Tsunami Expedition 1978)

Preliminary report of seismological results of the second Soviet-American Tsunami Expedition

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Published by Hawaii Institute of Geophysics, University of Hawaii in Hawaii .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Seismology -- Pacific Ocean.,
  • Tsunamis.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJunzo Kasahara ... [et al.]
    SeriesJIMAR -- 79-0022, HIG -- 79-10, HIG (Series) -- 79-10., JIMAR (Series) -- 79-0022.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 25 p. :
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21912765M

      The Indian Ocean tsunami of Dec. 26, , was one of the worst natural disasters in history, killing , people in South Asia and East Africa with little to no warning.


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Preliminary report of seismological results of the second Soviet-American Tsunami Expedition by Soviet-American Tsunami Expedition 1978) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Preliminary report of seismological results of the second Soviet-American Tsunami Expedition. [Junzo Kasahara; University of Hawaii (Honolulu). Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research.; Hawaii Institute of Geophysics.;].

This important reference book for scientists, engineers, historians and archaeologists, defines the discipline of historical seismology by detailing the latest research methodologies for studying historical earthquakes and by: Publisher Summary.

This chapter reveals that both tsunamis and tsunami-like waves are generated as a result of various causes, such as an undersea earthquake (also known as a seaquake) rupture process or, more frequently, the secondary triggered phenomena, such as landslides and/or other geodynamic phenomena, such as rockslides, large-scale gas emissions from the seafloor, volcanic eruptions.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Preliminary results of the first Soviet-American Tsunami Expedition. Honolulu: Hawaii Institute of Geophysics, University of Hawaii, Numerical simulations of the tsunami event caused by the earthquake have been performed to compare the results obtained by the SWAN-JRC code (Annunziato, ), the TUNAMI (Imamura, ) and the HYFLUX2 (Franchello, ).

The analysis conducted using these numerical simulations were also compared with NOAA-MOST code unit source Size: 5MB. The second half of the book deals with early seismic warnings, end-to-end communications, methods of measuring sea level in shallow and deep sea regions, telemetry of data, analyzing tsunami signals, and assessing technologies for specific environmental situations.

A tsunami warning was issued for a large swath of coastal Alaska and Canada’s British Columbia while the remainder of the U.S. West Coast was under a watch. ___ a.m. The city of Kodiak, Alaska, was projected to see the first wave at about a.m., about an hour after an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of prompted a tsunami.

By understanding where and how far a tsunami will travel inland, government agencies can determine proper zoning and building codes. Before the Asian tsunami ofthe United States had tsunami run-up maps of Indonesia but were considered classified. Indonesia, being a poorer nation, did not have run-up maps for their own nation.

Where would a tsunami be most likely to occur. Cuba b. New York City c. coast of Ireland d. Indonesia 5. A tsunami forms in the deep ocean, 1, miles off the cost of Sri Lanka. If the tsunami is traveling at miles an hour, how long will it take the tsunami to reach the coast of Sri Lanka.

2 hours b. 3 hours c. 4 hours d. 5 hoursFile Size: KB. Tsunami hazard assessment in the Ionian Sea due to potential tsunamogenic sources - Results from numerical simulations G-A.

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The foreshock inversion results are virtually identical to the mainshock results; for a source depth of three km, we find a major double couple with a strike, dip, and rake of °N, 60°, and Proceedings of the IUGG/IOC International Tsunami Symposium, Wakayma, Japan. Proceedings published by the Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Synolakis, C.E.,Tsunami Runup on Steep Slopes.

How good linear theory really is. Natural Hazards, 4, Synolakis, C.E.,On the generation of long waves in the laboratory. [11] Gusman et al. Analysis of the tsunami generated by the great Sumba earthquakes that occurred in Indonesia. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America,99 (4),– [12] Abercrombie et al.

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Ward: Tsunamis 2 under the ocean with a fault orientation favorable for tsunami excitation. Thus, tsunamis that in-duce widespread damage number about one or two per decade. Although one’s concepts might be cast by rare “killer tsunamis”, many more be-nign ones get lost in the shuffle.

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As the Japanese word “tsunami” suggests, the Japan area situated near a collision zone for two crustal plates has generated the most tsunamis (), and Cited by: 5.

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