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The first edition of Tsunami!, published in 1988, provided readers with a complete examination of the tsunami phenomenon in Hawai’i.

This volume contains descriptions of about 300 tsunamis and of similar known phenomena in the Mediterranean Sea. Earthquakes and other processes generating tsunamis are also described. The intensity of tsunami waves is estimated, the causes of tsunami

This volume, derived from the 1999 International Tsunami Symposium, presents a unique look at the state of tsunami research at the end of the 20th century. It displays recent progress both in data recovery and reconstructions of historical tsunamis and in

Did you know that the Grand Bank earthquake of 1929 triggered a huge submarine mass movement which broke submarine cables over a distance of up to 1000 km from its source and generated a tsunami which devastated a small village in Newfoundland killing 27

Advances in natural and technological hazards research, vol. 21

Natural disasters, response, recovery, and mitigation are important topics for policy makers, sustainable development specialists, technical experts and teachers. The occurrences and

Tsunamis remain an ever-present threat to lives and property along the coasts of most of the world’s ocean. Because of the geographical extent of U.S. coastlines, an earthquake in Alaska can generate a local tsunami for Alaskans and, hours later, a

Twenty papers comprise a timely review of state-of-the-art tsunami research. Various approaches are taken to study tsunamis: field-surveys of recent tsunamis; analysis of tide-gauge records; numerical simulations of tsunami generation and propagation

Lake Sarez, which is located in the Pamir Mountains in Tajikistan, was created in 1911. A massive landslide, triggered by an earthquake, blocked the Murgab River valley, creating a natural dam, which was called Usoi. In 1999, the International Decade for


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