Caribbean Tsunamis: A 500-Year History from 1498-1998 by K.F. O'LoughlinCaribbean Tsunamis: A 500-Year History from 1498-1998 by K.F. O'Loughlin

Caribbean Tsunamis: A 500-Year History from 1498-1998

byK.F. O'Loughlin, James F. Lander

Paperback | October 28, 2010

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Caribbean Tsunamis - A 500-Year History from 1498-1998 broadly characterizes the nature of tsunamis in the Caribbean Sea, while bearing in mind both scientific aspects as well as potential interest by the many governments and populations likely to be affected by the hazard. Comprehension of the nature of tsunamis and past effects is crucial for the awareness and education of populations at risk. Audience: This book provides a thorough, yet highly accessible review of tsunamis in the Caribbean. It is of interest not only to tsunami and natural hazards specialists at academia and governmental institutes, but also to policy makers and to the general public.
Title:Caribbean Tsunamis: A 500-Year History from 1498-1998Format:PaperbackDimensions:280 pagesPublished:October 28, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9048164672

ISBN - 13:9789048164677

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Table of Contents

1. The Caribbean2. The Tsunami Hazard3. About the 500-Year Tsunami History4. Types and Effects of Tsunamis5. Education about Tsunami Risks