Introduction to Tsunamis

Chapter

Abstract

Originally used to describe large amplitude resonance oscillation of waves in a harbor, tsunami is a Japanese word made from two word roots: “tsu” means harbor and “nami” means wave. The term sometimes refers to as tidal waves dominated by long period motions.

Keywords

Seismic Moment Tsunami Wave Tsunami Height Tsunami Hazard Tsunami Propagation 
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  1. 1.Aker SolutionsBergenNorway

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