Tsunami Events and Lessons Learned

Tsunami Events and Lessons Learned

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This book is a collective effort by world experts, bringing together assorted contributions presented during the Ocean Science Session OS-017, of the AOGS-AGU Joint Assembly held in Singapore in 2012 (the Asia Tsunami and Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami events). The chapters cover assessment, evaluation, forecast and lessons learned as well as environmental and societal impacts of the latest tsunamis that occurred in the Indian Ocean in 2004 and the Pacific Ocean in Japan 2011. The book is aimed at experts, scientists and decision makers seeking recent updated information, knowledge and experiences to better understand, quantify, forecast and protect coastal water resources, ecosystems, communities and human settlements which are often affected by tsunamis.(Nikon-Trimble GeoXH Explorer 6000) and base station data from the GEONET ( GPS Earth Observation Network System) operated by Geospatial Information Authority of Japan. The three-dimensional point cloud data were then converted intoanbsp;...

Title:Tsunami Events and Lessons Learned
Author:Yev Kontar, Vincente Santiago-Fandino, Tomoyuki Takahashi
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-11-04


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