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Tsunami Events and Lessons Learned

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Beschreibung

This book brings together contributions presented during the Ocean Science Session OS-017, of the AOGS-AGU Joint Assembly held in Singapore in 2012 and other conferences. It covers various tsunami events as well as impacts and lessons learned.

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.

Updated information about latest tsunamis in the Indian and Pacific Ocean

Covers various tsunami events as well as impacts and lessons learned

Overview of specific geographical areas heavily impacted by tsunamis



Inhalt
Preface Foreword1. The Tsunami and Earthquake in Miyagi Prefecture and Sanriku 2011-2012 - An Overview2. Assessment and Modeling of Dispersal Contamination Incoming with Submarine Groundwater Discharge (SGD) in Tsunami Affected Coastal Areas3. Tsunami Inundation Modeling of the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake Using Three-dimensional Building Data for Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan4. Numerical Simulation of Coastal Sediment Transport by the 2011 Tohoku-oki Earthquake Tsunami5. NOAA's Historical Tsunami Event Database, Raw and Processed Water Level Data, and Model Output Relevant to the 11 March 2011 Tohoku, Japan Earthquake and Tsunami6. Tsunami Simulations in the Western Pacific Ocean and East China Sea from the Great Earthquakes along the Nankai-Suruga Trough7. Impacts of Tsunami Events on Ecosystem Services Provided by Benthic Macro-invertebrate Assemblages of Marine Coastal Zones8. Discussion about Tsunami Interaction with Fringing Coral Reef9. Ecological Status of Sandy Beaches after Tsunami Events Insights from Meiofauna Investigations after The 2011 Tohoku-Oki Tsunami, Sendai, Japan10. Impact of Tsunami Inundation on Soil Salinisation Up to One Year after the 2011 Tohoku-Oki Tsunami11. Estimating the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami Wave Height and Period from Boulders' Distribution at Pakarang Cape, Thailand12. A Note on Imbricated Granite Boulders on NW Penang Island, Malaysia-Tsunami or Storm Origin?13. Effects of Tsunami Wave Erosion on Natural Landscapes: Examples from the 2011 Tohoku-Oki Tsunami14. Concatenated Hazards: Tsunamis, Climate Change, Tropical Cyclones and Floods15. Domino Effects and Industrial Risks: Integrated Probabilistic Framework Case of Tsunamis Effects16. Destruction Patterns and Mechanisms of Coastal Levees on the Sendai Bay Coast Hit by the 2011 Tsunami17. Damage and Reconstruction after the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami and the 2011 Tohoku Tsunami18. Tsunami-Deck: A New Concept of Tsunami Vertical Evacuation System19. Identifying Evacuees' Demand of Tsunami Shelters Using Agent Based Simulation20. Multiple Wave Arrivals Contribute to Damage and Tsunami Duration on the US West Coast21. Improving Tsunami Resiliency: California's Tsunami Policy Working Group22. Preliminary 2013 Solomon Islands Tsunami Data Report and Historical Retrospective23. 2004 Tsunami in Southern Thailand, Lessons Learned for the Thai Communities24. Understanding Challenges at the Last-Mile in developing an Effective Risk Communication to Reduce People's Vulnerability in Context of Tsunami Early Warning and Evacuation25. The Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Aftermath: Preliminary Assessment of Carbon Footprint of Housing ReconstructionIndex

Produktinformationen

Titel: Tsunami Events and Lessons Learned
Untertitel: Environmental and Societal Significance
Editor:
EAN: 9789400772687
ISBN: 978-94-007-7268-7
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Springer Netherlands
Genre: Geowissenschaften
Anzahl Seiten: 467
Gewicht: 765g
Größe: H25mm x B239mm x T162mm
Jahr: 2013
Auflage: Repr. d. Ausg. v. 2013

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