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Tsunami Events and Lessons Learned: Environmental and Societal Significance


Year: 2013
Language: english
Author: Yev Kontar, Vincente Santiago-Fandino, Tomoyuki Takahashi
Genre: Volume 35, Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400772696
Format: PDF
Quality: eBook
Pages count: 472
Description: This book is a collective effort by world experts, bringing together assorted contributions presented during the Ocean Science Session OS-017, of the AOGS-AGU Joint Assembly held in Singapore in 2012 (the Asia Tsunami and Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami events). The chapters cover assessment, evaluation, forecast and lessons learned as well as environmental and societal impacts of the latest tsunamis that occurred in the Indian Ocean in 2004 and the Pacific Ocean in Japan 2011.
The book is aimed at experts, scientists and decision makers seeking recent updated information, knowledge and experiences to better understand, quantify, forecast and protect coastal water resources, ecosystems, communities and human settlements which are often affected by tsunamis.
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