Tsunamigenic Earthquakes and Their Consequences, 39 book cover

Tsunamigenic Earthquakes and Their Consequences, 39

Hardbound, 215 pages

Published: October 1998

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-018839-0

Reviews

  • "This series has provided workers in many fields with invaluable reference material and criticism."
    Praise for the Series, --SCIENCE PROGRESS


    "Should be on the bookshelf of every geophysicist."
    Praise for the Series, --PHYSICS TODAY
    "The entire series should be in the library of every group working in geophysics."
    Praise for the Series, --AMERICAN SCIENTIST

Contents

  • 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.

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