Tsunami and Earthquake

Course Description

Basic concept and overview of tsunamis, including tsunami generation, propagation and tsunami warning and hazard reduction systems.


Kenji SATAKE (Earthquake Research Institute, The University of Tokyo)


1 day(s)


(1) Introduction
(2) The 2011 Tohoku-oki earthquake tsunami
(3) The 2004 Indian Ocean and other tsunami examples
(4) Tsunami observations
(5) Tsunami generation
(6) Tsunami propagation
(7) Tsunami warning and hazard reduction systems

Lecture note files of this course can be downloaded.