Tsunami Damage Survey

Course Description

Characteristics of tsunami damages are introduced through examples of post-tsunami survey results. Survey method is explained with the theory. After explanations for matters to be attended in field survey, survey exercise is conducted.


Koji FUJIMA (National Defense Academy)


1 day(s)


(1) Examples of tsunami damages
1) Human damage
2) Structure Building Bridge
3) Fishery and agriculture
4) Environment Coastal erosion Spread of oil

(2) Survey method and the theory
1) Camera and GPS
2) Level survey Equipment Field note
3) Tide-level correction

(3) Matters to be attended in field survey
1) Variety of tsunami trace
2) Selection of tsunami trace
3) Reliability

(4) Exercise

Lecture note files of this course can be downloaded.