Advances In Geophysics: Tsunamigenic Earthquakes And Their Consequences

Other | October 1, 1998

byDmowska, Renata, Renata Dmowska

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This series provides a venue for longer reviews of current advances in geophysics. Written at a level accessible to graduate students, the articles serve to broaden knowledge of various fields and may be useful in courses and seminars. Volume 39 includes two articles detailing aspects of tsunamigenic earthquakes and their consequences.

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This series provides a venue for longer reviews of current advances in geophysics. Written at a level accessible to graduate students, the articles serve to broaden knowledge of various fields and may be useful in courses and seminars. Volume 39 includes two articles detailing aspects of tsunamigenic earthquakes and their consequences.

Barry Saltzman, 1932-2001, was professor of geology and geophysics at Yale University and a pioneer in the theory of weather and climate, in which he made several profound and lasting contributions to knowledge of the atmosphere and climate. Saltzman developed a series of models and theories of how ice sheets, atmospheric winds, ocean ...

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Format:OtherDimensions:215 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:October 1, 1998Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080568696

ISBN - 13:9780080568690

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E.L. Geist,Local Tsunamis and Earthquake Source Parameters:Introduction. Tsunami Theory. Local Versus Far-Field Tsunamis. Tectonic Setting of Tsunamigenic Earthquakes. Effect of Static Source Parameters of Tsunamis. Effect of Spatial Variations in Earthquake Source Parameters. Effect of Temporal Variations in Earthquake Source Parameters. Local Effects of Tsunami Earthquakes. Case History: 1992 Nicaragua Earthquake and Tsunami. Conclusions.J.M. Johnson,Heterogeneous Coupling Along Alaska-Aleutians as Inferred From Tsunami, Seismic, and Geodetic Inversions.Introduction. Generation, Computation, and Inversion of Tsunami Waveforms. The 1965 Rat Island Earthquake: A Critical Comparison of Seismic and Tsunami Wave Inversions. The 1957 Great Aleutian Earthquake. Rupture Extent of the 1938 Alaskan Earthquake as Inferred from Tsunami Waveforms. Estimation of Seismic Moment and Slip Distribution of the April 1, 1946 Aleutian Tsunami Earthquake. The 1964 Prince William Sound Earthquake: Joint Inversion of Tsunami and Geodetic Data. Conclusions.