Tsunami Events and Lessons Learned

Environmental and Societal Significance


ISBN: 978-94-007-7268-7 (Print) 978-94-007-7269-4 (Online)

Table of contents (25 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

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    Pages 1-54

    The Tsunami and Earthquake in Miyagi Prefecture and Sanriku 2011–2012: An Overview

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    Pages 55-88

    Assessment and Modeling of Dispersal Contamination Incoming with Submarine Groundwater Discharge (SGD) in Tsunami Affected Coastal Areas

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    Pages 89-98

    Tsunami Inundation Modeling of the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake Using Three-Dimensional Building Data for Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan

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    Pages 99-112

    Numerical Simulation of Coastal Sediment Transport by the 2011 Tohoku-Oki Earthquake Tsunami

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    Pages 113-127

    NOAA’s Historical Tsunami Event Database, Raw and Processed Water Level Data, and Model Output Relevant to the 11 March 2011 Tohoku, Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

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    Pages 129-146

    Tsunami Simulations in the Western Pacific Ocean and East China Sea from the Great Earthquakes Along the Nankai-Suruga Trough

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    Pages 147-159

    Impacts of Tsunami Events on Ecosystem Services Provided by Benthic Macro-Invertebrate Assemblages of Marine Coastal Zones

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    Pages 161-176

    Discussion About Tsunami Interaction with Fringing Coral Reef

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    Pages 177-191

    Ecological Status of Sandy Beaches After Tsunami Events: Insights from Meiofauna Investigations After the 2011 Tohoku-oki Tsunami, Sendai Bay, Japan

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    Pages 193-214

    Impact of Tsunami Inundation on Soil Salinisation: Up to One Year After the 2011 Tohoku-Oki Tsunami

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    Pages 215-223

    Estimating the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami Wave Height and Period from Boulders’ Distribution at Pakarang Cape, Thailand

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    Pages 225-241

    A Note on Imbricated Granite Boulders on NW Penang Island, Malaysia: Tsunami or Storm Origin?

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    Pages 243-253

    Effects of Tsunami Wave Erosion on Natural Landscapes: Examples from the 2011 Tohoku-oki Tsunami

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    Pages 255-270

    Concatenated Hazards: Tsunamis, Climate Change, Tropical Cyclones and Floods

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    Pages 271-307

    Domino Effects and Industrial Risks: Integrated Probabilistic Framework – Case of Tsunamis Effects

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    Pages 309-320

    Destruction Patterns and Mechanisms of Coastal Levees on the Sendai Bay Coast Hit by the 2011 Tsunami

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    Pages 321-334

    Damage and Reconstruction After the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami and the 2011 Tohoku Tsunami

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    Pages 335-345

    Tsunami-Deck: A New Concept of Tsunami Vertical Evacuation System

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    Pages 347-358

    Identifying Evacuees’ Demand of Tsunami Shelters Using Agent Based Simulation

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    Pages 359-376

    Multiple Wave Arrivals Contribute to Damage and Tsunami Duration on the US West Coast

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