Observations of Tsunamis in Rivers

  • Elena Tolkova
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Earth Sciences book series (BRIEFSEARTH)


Tsunami’s journey. How are tsunamis measured? NOAA’s tide gage network. Japan, MLIT network of water level stations. Super-elevation of the rivers’ mean stages during the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, the 1983 Japan Sea tsunami, and the 2011 Tohoku tsunami. History of tsunami observations in the Columbia River. Something odd in these records. Tsunami modulation by tidal phase: is it always this way? Spherical focusing on Japan. Chile 2010 tsunami in Honshu rivers. What does a tsunami in a river look like? The 2011 Tohoku-oki tsunami in the Mad River, California. Tsunami bores’ journey up and down the Kitakami River, Japan.


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  • Elena Tolkova
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  1. 1.NorthWest Research Associates, IncKirklandUSA

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