Tsunami Research at the End of a Critical Decade

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ISBN: 978-90-481-5909-3 (Print) 978-94-017-3618-3 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-vi

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    The 1990s: A Critical Decade in Tsunami Research and Mitigation

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    Pages 7-15

    Recent Developments in Tsunami Hazard Mitigation

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    Pages 17-32

    “Red”, “Green” and “Blue” Tsunamigenic Earthquakes and their Relation with Conditions of Oceanic Sedimentation in the Pacific

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    Pages 33-46

    Tsunami Scour Mechanisms Around a Cylinder

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    Pages 47-64

    Mitigation Strategies Based on Local Tsunami Effects

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    Pages 65-74

    Traffic Hindrance after Tsunamis

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    Pages 75-90

    Offshore Forecasting of Alaskan Tsunamis in Hawaii

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    Pages 91-102

    1952 North Kuril Tsunami: New Data from Archives

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    Pages 103-117

    Tsunami Risk in the Aegean Sea and the Role of Systematic Field, Laboratory and Documentary Studies: The Case of the 1956 Tsunami

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    Pages 119-138

    Historical and Archaeological Evidence of Earthquakes and Tsunamis Felt in the Kythira Strait, Greece

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    Pages 139-162

    Impact of Large Tsunamis in the Messina Straits, Italy: The Case of the 28 December 1908 Tsunami

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    Pages 163-177

    Characteristics of On-Slope Tsunami Propagation and the Accuracy of the Numerical Model

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    Pages 179-195

    Flow Strength on Land and Damage of the 1998 Papua New Guinea Tsunami

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    Pages 197-207

    Numerical Study of the Source of the July 17, 1998 PNG Tsunami

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    Pages 209-228

    Modeling for Tsunamis Generated by Landsliding and Debris Flow

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    Pages 229-241

    Landslide Tsunami Generation Mechanism and its Detection for Early Tsunami Warning

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    Pages 243-282

    On Numerical Simulation of the Landslide-Generated Tsunami of November 3, 1994 in Skagway Harbor, Alaska