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Tsunami propagation and response to coastal areas

Michael H. T. Chen

Tsunami propagation and response to coastal areas

by Michael H. T. Chen

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Published by Hawaii Institute of Geophysics in Honolulu .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tsunamis.,
  • Coasts.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 29-30.

    Statementby Michael H. T. Chen.
    SeriesHawaii Institute of Geophysics. HIG-73-15, Joint Tsunami Research Effort. NOAA-JTRE-95, HIG (Series) ;, 73-15.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE500 .H35 no. 73-15, GC221 .H35 no. 73-15
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 36 p., [59] p. of illus.
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5170715M
    LC Control Number74622460

    Coastal Protection. In populated areas, the best idea seems to be the use of seawalls in front of ports and cities. In Patong Beach in Thailand during the Indian Ocean tsunami, the seawall in front of the beach dissipated much of the energy of the tsunami and prevented the city from being destroyed. Even though the flooding because of a rise in sea level wasn’t stopped by . The propagation of tsunamis takes place over vast areas of the ocean from deep sea to land, and the behaviour of tsunamis varies intricately in response to bottom and coastal topography. Thus, tsunamis induce various types of sedimentation in submarine, lacustrine and Cited by:

      The method of Fujima et al. 21) and the STOC (Storm surge and Tsunami in Oceans and Coastal areas) code developed by Tomita et al. 22) are typical 2D/3D hybrid simulation. Not only in run-up simulation but also in computation to simulate the deformation and destruction of structure, the idea of 2D/3D hybrid is now used enthusiastically to Cited by: vessels and coastal infrastructure such as undersea pipes. Tsunami of these heights do not generally constitute a danger to life unless a person is in the ocean or on the beach. Tsunami arriving at the coast between 1 and 3m (run-up 2 to 6m) can produce on land flow depths of a few metres in coastal Size: 2MB.

    Japan Despite having an excellent early earthquake warning system, the Ma Honshu, Japan earthquake and tsunami were devastating: 19, dead and missing, over $ billion damage in Japan and $30 million damage in Hawai‘i, and brought worldwide attention to other areas of vulnerability, as with the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident, and other post . Required Reading. If you haven't already, please take a few minutes to read this web article (USGS Circular ) titled: Surviving a Tsunami—Lessons from Chile, Hawaii, and Japan that is on the Module 5 link provides some important details about tsunamis and some critical information items on how to survive an event if you are ever faced with the need to do so.


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Tsunami propagation and response to coastal areas. Honolulu, Hawaii Institute of Geophysics, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Michael H T Chen.

Tsunami Inundation: Another use of the Propagation Data base is Tsunami propagation and response to coastal areas book use of linear combinations of the pre-computed events in the Propagation Database as input for forecast inundation models that numerically predict tsunami wave height, current speeds, and inundation extent for a specific coastal area of interest.

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This research focuses on viscous shallow Author: Hiroshi Kanayama, Hiroshi Dan. A tsunami (/(t) s uː ˈ n ɑː m i, (t) s ʊ ˈ-/ (t)soo-NAH-mee, (t)suu-; from Japanese: 津波, lit. 'harbour wave', pronounced) is a series of waves in a water body caused by the displacement of a large volume of water, generally in an ocean or a large lake.

Earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and other underwater explosions (including detonations, landslides, glacier calvings, meteorite Kanji: 津波. Suggested Citation:"TSUNAMI PROPAGATION AND COASTAL TRANSFORMATION."National Research Council.

Japan Sea Central Region Tsunami of A Reconnaissance gton, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / Literatures are available on mangroves saving coastal areas from cyclones, storms and tsunami 19 However, potential of mangrove biomass in India to offset carbon emission in the process.

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The Indian Ocean tsunami of 26 Dec was produced by an earthquake along a subduction zone where the Burma plate overides the Indian plate.

The Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami (also known as the Boxing Day Tsunami) occurred at UTC on 26 December, with an epicentre off the west coast of northern Sumatra, was an undersea megathrust earthquake that registered a magnitude of – M w, reaching a Mercalli intensity up to IX in certain areas.

The earthquake was Local time: UTC+6​¹⁄₂. Tsunami hazard is connected with loss of human life, flooding of coastal structures, destruction of berthing designs, infrastructures of coastal water areas.

In support of the Tsunami Early Warning System for the Indian Ocean, a finite element model TsunAWI for simulations of wave propagation has been developed. It is part of German. destructive.

The propagation of tsunami in coastal regions can be studied by investigating the shoaling and breaking of solitary waves over inclined bottoms.1 Chanson2 asserted that the front of tsunamis over dry plains becomes a shock wave, and presented a similarity between the propagation of the tsunamis over dry coastal areas andAuthor: Costanza Arico.

The propagation of tsunamis in coastal areas and the mechanism of the tsunami runup on land have not been sufficiently clarified until s.

In s the design formula of the tsunami wave. Tsunami Warning and Preparedness explores the advances made and challenges that still remain in tsunami detection and preparedness. The book describes areas of research and development that would improve tsunami education, preparation, and detection, especially with tsunamis that arrive less than an hour after the triggering event.

The devastating tsunami followed by the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami left many lessons to be learned that have led the paradigm shift of Japan's tsunami disaster management. On tsunami hazard maps, knowing which areas are at risk is critical, but one must also recognize the predictive limits of science and technology; hazard Cited by: Abstract.

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