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Introduction to “Historical and recent catastrophic tsunamis in the World: Volume I. The 2011 Tohoku tsunami”
Satake, K.; Rabinovich, A.B.; Dominey-Howes, D.; Borrero, J.C. (2013). Introduction to “Historical and recent catastrophic tsunamis in the World: Volume I. The 2011 Tohoku tsunami”. Pure Appl. Geophys. 170(6-8): 955-961. https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00024-012-0615-0
In: Pure and Applied Geophysics. Birkhäuser: Basel. ISSN 0033-4553; e-ISSN 1420-9136, more
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Keywords
    Analysis > Mathematical analysis > Spectral analysis
    Hydrographic features > Marine areas > Oceans > Marine areas > Pacific ocean
    Modelling
    Water waves > Surface water waves > Seiches
    Water waves > Surface water waves > Tsunamis
    Marine/Coastal
Author keywords
    2011 Tohoku earthquake; Source parameters; DART; Tsunami record; Tsunami modellind; Spectral analysis

Authors  Top 
  • Satake, K.
  • Rabinovich, A.B.
  • Dominey-Howes, D.
  • Borrero, J.C.

Abstract
    Twenty-one papers on the 2011 Tohoku, Japan tsunami are included in Volume I of the PAGEOPH topical issue "Historical and Recent Catastrophic Tsunamis in the World." Two papers discuss seismological aspects of the event with an emphasis on tsunami generation and warning. Five papers report the impacts and effects in Japan through field surveys of tsunami heights, building damage, and tsunami deposits or analysis of satellite data. Eight papers report the tsunami effects on other Pacific coasts, including the Kuril Islands, the USA, French Polynesia, the Galapagos Islands, Australia, and New Zealand. Three papers report on analyses of the instrumental records of the 2011 Tohoku tsunami, and two more papers report their modelling efforts of the tsunami. Several of the above papers also compare the 2011 Tohoku and 2010 Chile tsunamis.

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