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Tsunami hazard

a practical guide for tsunami hazard reduction

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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tsunamis -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by E.N. Bernard.
    ContributionsBernard, E. N., International Tsunami Symposium (14th : 1989 : Novosibirsk, R.S.F.S.R.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGC219 .T76 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. iv, 113-326 :
    Number of Pages326
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2026244M
    ISBN 100792311744
    LC Control Number91002137

    From the book reviews: “Bryant (International Univ. of Malaya-Wales), an outstanding international expert, has updated his earlier editions providing comprehensive coverage of tsunami science and history. chapters cover tsunami dynamics, tsunami-modified coastal landscapes, major causes, and poignant case histories. Brand: Springer International Publishing. Tsunami Hazards. A tsunami is a series of waves or surges most commonly caused by an earthquake beneath the sea floor. Tsunamis can cause great loss of life and property damage in coastal areas. Very large tsunamis can cause damage to coastal regions thousands of .

      Read "Tsunami Hazard A Practical Guide for Tsunami Hazard Reduction" by available from Rakuten Kobo. The Fourteenth International Tsunami Symposium held from 31 July to 3 August in Novosibirsk, U.S.S.R., was sponsore Brand: Springer Netherlands. 1 Tsunami Hazard assessment and Scenarios Database for the Tsunami Warning System for the coast of Oman Íñigo Aniel -Quiroga 1, José A. Álvarez -Gómez 2, Mauricio González 1, Jara Mart ínez S ánchez 1, Laura M. Parro 2, Ignacio Aguirre -Ayerbe 1, Felipe Fernández 1, Raúl Medina 1, Sultan Al -Yahyai 3. 5 1(QYLURQPHQWDO+\GUDXOLFV,QVWLWXWH³,+&DQWDEULD´ Author: Íñigo Aniel-Quiroga, José A. Álvarez-Gómez, Mauricio González, Jara Martínez Sánchez, Laura M. Parro.

    : Tsunami: The Underrated Hazard () by Bryant, Edward and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(6). "This second edition of Tsunami: The Underrated Hazard has been comprehensively updated to include detailed descriptions of tsunami which have impacted on the world's coastlines over the past few years, in particular, the great tsunami that struck the Indian Ocean on 26 December


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