Aerial view of Vancouver Island, Canada
An oral history of tsunamis from the First Nations complements computer modelling for tsunami risk in Vancouver Island.
CBC/Radio-Canada
Tsunami warning sign on a beach
Due to the rapid progress and great danger of tsunami disasters, many countries have introduced tsunami warning systems. Their role is to provide as accurate and timely information as possible about the threat.
Telegrafia
Aerial view of Kaikoura township
A survey conducted on the North Island's east coast in 2015 found that despite a high level of public awareness of tsunami hazard, there was still plenty of room for improvement in public evacuation intention.
PhysOrg, Omicron Technology Ltd
Forecast graphs
Wei Zhang used GIS and statistical data to construct a novel model of tsunami damage in Fairfield, CT. The model can easily transfer to other storm types and communities.
University of Connecticut
Impact of the 2011 tsunami in Japan
Documenting and examining recent events does not provide enough information to fully characterize coastal hazards
Virginia Tech
People standing in line following the 2004 tsunami in Indonesia.
On December 26 2004, waves triggered by a massive earthquake slammed into the coastlines of countries ringing the Indian Ocean. The death toll was enormous.
Conversation Media Group, the
Impact of the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami
A small Japanese fishing community managed to recover from the disaster through cooperative community activity.
Tohoku University
Waves crash on the rocky coast of Lake Superior at Michigan's Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in autumn (USA)
The first extensively documented air pressure–driven meteotsunami on one of the Great Lakes presents an opportunity to use existing weather models to predict them.
Eos - AGU
Pacific Northwest Geodetic Array, Central Washington University
Researchers have developed a global earthquake monitoring system that uses the Global Navigational Satellite System (GNSS) to measure crustal deformation.
Seismological Society of America
Impact of the Japan tsunami in 2011
Ian McKinley, Shinichi Nakayama and Susie Hardie consider how recovery has progressed at Fukushima Daiichi and what lessons can be learned for the future
Nuclear Engineering International