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Solutions to Coastal Disasters 2008: Tsunamis

Solutions to Coastal Disasters 2008: Tsunamis

Solutions to Coastal Disasters 2008: Tsunamis

Edited by Louise Wallendorf; Lesley Ewing; Chris Jones; Bruce Jaffe


2008 / 280 pp.



 
Soft Cover - In Stock
$80.00 List / $60.00ASCE Member
Stock No. 40978 / ISBN: 9780784409787


Description

Proceedings of the Tsunami section of the Solutions to Coastal Disasters 2008 conference, held in Turtle Bay, Oahu, Hawaii, April 13-16, 2008. Sponsored by the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute of ASCE; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminstration; U.S. Geological Survey.

This collection contains 24 papers discussing the most current research on tsunamis, including planning and preparedness, field/experimental studies and building design, numerical modeling, tsunami deposits, risk assessment and mitigation.

Along with the companion volume, Solutions to Coastal Disasters 2008, this collection will be essential to engineers, managers, planners, scientists, geologists, economists, oceanographers, and meteorologists working in the coastal zone.

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