THE SEA: IDEAS AND OBSERVATIONS ON PROGRESS IN THE STUDY OF THE SEAS
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The Sea, Volume 15: Tsunamis

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HARDCOVER

$159.00 • £127.95 • €143.00

ISBN 9780674031739

Publication Date: 01/31/2009

Short

462 pages

7 x 10 inches

20 color illustrations, 159 line and halftone illustrations, 12 tables

The Sea: Ideas and Observations on Progress in the Study of the Seas

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  • Preface
  • Contributors
  • Editorial Advisory Panel and External Reviewers
  • 1. Introduction: Emergent Findings and New Directions in Tsunami Science [Eddie N. Bernard and Allan R. Robinson]
  • 2. Tsunami History: Recorded [Viacheslav K. Gusiakov]
  • 3. Geologic Effects and Records of Tsunamis [Joanne Bourgeois]
  • 4. Tsunami Probability [Eric L. Geist, Tom Parsons, Uri S. ten Brink, and Homa J. Lee]
  • 5. Excitation of Tsunamis by Earthquakes [Emile A. Okal]
  • 6. Tsunami Generation: Other Sources [Galen R. Gisler]
  • 7. Tsunami Measurements [Harold O. Mofjeld]
  • 8. Tsunami Modeling: Development of Benchmarked Models [Costas E. Synolakis and Utku Kânoğlu]
  • 9. Tsunami Modeling: Propagation [Philip L.-F. Liu]
  • 10. Tsunami Modeling: Calculating Inundation and Hazard Maps [Fumihiko Imamura]
  • 11. Tsunami Impacts on Coastlines [Harry Yeh]
  • 12. Tsunami Forecasting [Vasily V. Titov]
  • 13. Tsunami Warning Systems [Paul M. Whitmore]
  • Index

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