Modeling and visualization of tsunamis: Mediterranean examples

  • Ahmat C. Yalciner
  • Effim Pelinovsky
  • A. Zaitsev
  • A. Kurkin
  • C. Ozer
  • H. Karakus
  • G. Ozyurt


There are numerous earthquakes and tsunamis that occurred in Eastern Mediterranean and are documented in historical records. Hellenic Arc is one of the important tsunami source regions in Eastern Mediterranean. In order to assess and visualize the tsunami propagation in the Eastern Mediterranean from the sources along Hellenic Arc, a new tsunami simulation/visualization software NAMI DANCE is used. In this study, five different tsunami cases related to selected rupture characteristics are used in modeling application. The results and comparisons are presented with discussions.


Focal Depth Tsunami Wave Slip Angle Tsunami Source Tsunami Propagation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ahmat C. Yalciner
    • 1
  • Effim Pelinovsky
    • 2
  • A. Zaitsev
    • 3
  • A. Kurkin
    • 3
  • C. Ozer
    • 1
  • H. Karakus
    • 1
  • G. Ozyurt
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringMiddle East Technical University, Ocean Engineering Research CenterAnkaraTurkey
  2. 2.Department of Nonlinear Geophysical ProcessesInstitute of Applied PhysicsNizhny NovgorodRussia
  3. 3.Department of Applied MathematicsNizhny Novgorod State Technical UniversityNizhny NovgorodRussia

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