Geology for Tsunami

Course Description

Basic techniques for detecting geological and geomorphological evidences of paleo-tsunami and paleo-earthquake are explained. Subjects include coastal sedimentlogy, coastal geomorphology and Quaternary geochronology.


Masanobu SHISHIKURA (Active Fault and Earthquake Research Center, Geological Survey of Japan)


1 day(s)


(1) Basic theory of coastal paleoseismology
(2) Field techniques in coastal paleoseismology
(3) Indoor work in coastal paleoseismology (air-photo interpretation and mapping)

Lecture note files of this course can be downloaded.