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Tsunami hazard assessment special series

Burak Uslu

Tsunami hazard assessment special series

distant tsunami threats to the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, California

by Burak Uslu

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, Also available from the National Technical Information Service in Silver Spring, Md.], [Springfield, Va.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tsunamis,
  • Risk assessment

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBurak Uslu, Marie Eble, Vasily V. Titov, and Eddie N. Bernard
    SeriesTsunami hazard assessment special series -- v. 2, NOAA OAR special report, Contribution ... from NOAA/Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory -- no. 3532, Contribution ... from Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean -- no. 1816, Tsunami hazard assessment special series -- v. 2., NOAA OAR special report, Contribution (Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (U.S.)) -- no. 3532., Contribution (University of Washington. Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean) -- no. 1816.
    ContributionsEble, M. C., Titov, Vasily V., Bernard, E. N. (Eddie N.), Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (U.S.), California. Seismic Safety Commission, University of Washington. Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGC221.2 .U76 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 100 p. :
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25258113M
    LC Control Number2011486497
    OCLC/WorldCa660822101

    Tsunami Science and Engineering II tsunami hazard assessment and mitigation; tsunami loading on structures Earthquake-tsunamis, including the Indian Ocean Tsunami, with approximately , The order of the nine articles [3–11] in this book follows the three tsunami phases: generation,Author: Valentin Heller. Probabilistic Tsunami Hazard Analysis (PTHA) is quickly becoming standard practice for tsunami hazard assessment around the world. Applications have included the development of probabilistic inundation maps at different scales (Davies et al., ; González et al., ). PTHA is most applicable for long‐term coastal planning hazard zonation Cited by:

      We present a preliminary probabilistic tsunami hazard assessment of Canadian coastlines from local and far-field, earthquake, and large submarine landslide sources. Analyses involve published historical, palaeotsunami and palaeoseismic data, modelling, and empirical relations between fault area, earthquake magnitude, and tsunami run-up. The cumulative estimated tsunami hazard for potentially Cited by: Presently, the tsunami risk potential is frequently included in the coverage of insurance policies either explicitly or by implication. Because the tsunami hazard frequency in the Pacific is the highest, most efforts in risk assessment and hazard management have concentrated in this area of the by: 5.

    Large tsunamis occur infrequently but have the capacity to cause enormous numbers of casualties, damage to the built environment and critical infrastructure, and economic losses. A sound understanding of tsunami hazard is required to underpin management of these risks, and while tsunami hazard assessments are typically conducted at regional or local scales, globally consistent assessments are Cited by: Tsunami Hazards This section describes the paleotsunami evaluation and the modeling of inundation by tsunami at Pu‘ukoholā Heiau NHS and Kaloko-Honokōhau NHP. Tsunamis are a series of waves of very long wavelength ('s km) and period (10's minutes – 1 hour or more) that can travel up to 1, km/hr in the open ocean.


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Tsunami Early Warning Systems (TEWS) are today operational almost everywhere and provide regional scale warnings for any Member State of the 5 Løvholt, F., J. Griffin and M.A. Salgado-Gálvez (). Tsunami hazard and risk assessment on the global scale.

Encyclopedia of Complexity and Systems Science. Meyers R.A., ed. Berlin and. A selection of this work, along with other contributions from leading tsunami scientists, is published in detail in the 28 papers of this special issue of Pure and Applied Geophysics: Tsunami Science Four Years After the Indian Ocean Tsunami.

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Cummins, Laura S. Kong. proach for national and regional tsunami hazard assessments is favourable because it provides a geographically consis-tent, long-term assessment of the tsunami hazard, includes tsunami generated from multiple earthquake sources and in-corporates uncertainty in the Cited by: Tsunami hazard assessment special series book Tsunami Hazard: A Practical Guide for Tsunami Hazard Reduction [Bernard, E.N.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Tsunami Hazard: A Practical Guide for Tsunami Hazard Reduction. A tsunami is a series of waves that can move on shore rapidly, but last for several hours and flood coastal communities with little warning. Tsunamis can be triggered by a variety of geological processes such as earthquakes, landslides, volcanic eruptions, or meteorite impacts.

Since modern record. This book examines the tsunami phenomenon with the focus on its relevance for hazard assessment at nuclear power plant sites. Three tsunamigenic mechanisms (earthquakes, landslides, and volcanoes.

A tsunami (/(t) s uː ˈ n ɑː m i, (t) s ʊ ˈ-/ (t)soo-NAH-mee, (t)suu-; from Japanese: 津波, lit. 'harbour wave', pronounced) or tidal wave is a series of waves in a water body caused by the displacement of a large volume of water, generally in an ocean or a large lake.

Earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and other underwater explosions (including detonations, landslides, glacier calvings Kanji: 津波. The reader will benefit from the various case-studies drawn from a number of countries hit by the tsunami in the Indian Ocean and the Great East Earthquake and Tsunami of March in Japan.

This book will appeal to scientists and scholars, decision makers, students and practitioners interested in post-tsunami reconstruction and Brand: Springer International Publishing.

Books about the Tsunami in Indonesia Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Tsunami risk assessment and mitigation for the Indian Ocean; knowing your tsunami risk – and what to do about it Tsunami risk assessment and mitigation for the Indian Ocean; knowing your tsunami risk – and what to do about it 5 LIsT Of fIgures Fig.

The main topics addressed by these guidelines and the linkages between them Fig. Size: 2MB. ©Institute of Geological & Review of Tsunami Hazard Nuclear Sciences Limited v and Risk in New Zealand Figure E1 Generalised estimate of tsunami hazard in New Zealand expressed as expected mean wave height above mean sea level at the shore for year return period.

Significantly higher or lower water elevations may occur locally. Erosion and deposition from tsunamis record information about tsunami hydrodynamics and size that can be interpreted to improve tsunami hazard assessment. We explore sources and methods for quantifying uncertainty in tsunami sediment transport modeling.

Uncertainty varies with tsunami, study site, available input data, sediment grain size, and. This report presents a general methodology that recognizes some of the unique challenges in conducting tsunami hazard assessment for the site of a Nuclear Power Plant (NPP). These challenges relate to the fact that both the peak and minimum values of metrics computed in tsunami hazard assessments can negatively affect NPPs.

tsunami (tsŏŏnä´mē), series of catastrophic ocean waves generated by submarine movements, which may be caused by earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides beneath the ocean, or an asteroid striking the is are also called seismic sea waves or, popularly, tidal waves.

In the open ocean, tsunamis may have wavelengths of up to several hundred miles and travel at speeds up to Books shelved as tsunami: Wave by Sonali Deraniyagala, A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki, Nation by Terry Pratchett, Ghosts of the Tsunami: Death a.

A probabilistic tsunami hazard assessment is performed Tsunami may be defined as a "series of waves that are generated The book investigates methods of tsunami monitoring including coastal.

The tragedy of the Indian Ocean tsunami has led to a rapid expansion in science directed at understanding tsunami and mitigating their hazard. A remarkable cross-section of this research was presented in the session: Tsunami Generation and Hazard, at the International Union of Geodesy and.

Get this from a library. Tsunamis: geology, hazards and risks. [E M Scourse; Neil A Chapman; D R Tappin; Simon Wallis;] -- This Special Publication examines tsunami hazard and risk, with particular focus on using the geological record.

With Earth's growing population clustered increasingly on coastlines, tsunami hazards. A second overall strategy is to look further back in time. A tsunami hazard assessment based on U.S. written history alone would overlook nearly all the tsunami hazards from earthquakes on the Cascadia subduction zone and the Seattle fault, and from most of the landslides off southern California and the U.S.

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This report on Protection against Extreme Earthquakes and Tsunamis in the Light of the Accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant is part of a.and Chignik Lagoon.

A tsunami hazard assessment report for Sand Point is expected to be published by the end of • Assessment of potential tsunami currents due to local and distant earthquakes and development of the maritime guidance are accomplished for the cities of Unalaska, Kodiak, and Sitka.Scientific and technical issues in tsunami hazard assessment of nuclear power plant sites Science Review Working Group Abstract.

This report provides a review and discussion of existing scientific and technical reports related to tsunami hazard assessment, and organizes the information in the form of a “Template Tsunami Hazard Assessment.