Tsunamis

Known as: Tsunami 
Series of ocean waves produced by geologic events or underwater LANDSLIDES. These waves can travel at speeds averaging 450 (and up to 600) miles per… (More)
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2014
Highly Cited
2014
Cellular technology has dramatically changed our society and the way we communicate. First it impacted voice telephony, and then… (More)
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2012
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2012
The promise of data-driven decision-making is now being recognized broadly, and there is growing enthusiasm for the notion of… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Tsunami waveform inversion for the 11 March, 2011, off the Pacific coast of Tohoku Earthquake (M 9.0) indicates that the source… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Tsunami science has evolved differently from research on other extreme natural hazards, primarily because of the unavailability… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
The 26 December 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami had major effects on coastal communities and ecosystems. An assessment of coastlines… (More)
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2005
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2005
A study conducted after the 26th of December 2004 tsunami in 18 coastal hamlets along the south-east coast of India reiterates… (More)
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2005
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2005
Numerical model simulations, combined with tide-gauge and satellite altimetry data, reveal that wave amplitudes, directionality… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
The Pacific plate converges with northeastern Eurasia at a rate of 8–9 m per century along the Kamchatka, Kuril and Japan… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
A suite of numerical simulation codes, known collectively as the MOST (Method of Splitting Tsunami) model, has been implemented… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
Recent extinction rates are 100 to 1000 times their pre-human levels in well-known, but taxonomically diverse groups from widely… (More)
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