GREAT TSUNAMI OF 26 AUGUST 1883 FROM THE EXPLOSION OF THE KRAKATAU VOLCANO (Krakatoa”) IN INDONESIA

GREAT TSUNAMI OF 26 AUGUST 1883 FROM THE EXPLOSION OF THE KRAKATAU VOLCANO (Krakatoa”) IN INDONESIA George Pararas-Carayannis Excerpts from “Some of the World’s Greatest Disasters”, a book in preparation.) Copyright © 1997 George Pararas-Carayannis / all rights reserved Selected by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Introduction The paroxysmal explosion and collapse of the volcano […]

EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI OF JULY 21, 365 AD IN THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN SEA – Review of Impact on the Ancient World – Assessment of Recurrence and Future Impact

  EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI OF JULY 21, 365 AD IN THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN SEA Review of Impact on the Ancient World – Assessment of Recurrence and Future Impact George Pararas-Carayannis (modified paper published in Science of Tsunami Hazards, Vol. 30, No. 4, (2011)of Tsunami Society International) ABSTRACT There is ample evidence indicating that on July […]

TSUNAMI GENERATED BY THE ERUPTION OF THE VOLCANO OF SANTORIN IN THE BRONZE AGE

  TSUNAMI GENERATED BY THE ERUPTION OF THE VOLCANO OF SANTORIN IN THE BRONZE AGE (1650 B.C. +/- 50 YEARS) George Pararas-Carayannis(Revised assessment based on papers first published in Natural Hazards 5:115-123,1992, Kluwer Academic Publishers. Printed in the Netherlands, in Sea Frontiers (1972) and in the Grolier Encyclopedia (1974) Dr. George Pararas-Carayannis / Copyright © […]

EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI OF 22 MAY 1960 IN CHILE

EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI OF 22 MAY 1960 IN CHILEGeorge Pararas-Carayannis (Excerpts from archives compiled in preparation of a Catalog of Tsunamis in the Pacific Ocean and for the Catalog of Tsunamis in the Hawaiian Islands. World Data Center A- Tsunami U.S. Dept. of Commerce Environmental Science Service Administration Coast and Geodetic Survey, May 1969) SUMMARY […]

DISASTER ARCHAEOLOGY – Links – Disaster Pages of Dr. George Pararas-Carayannis

DISASTER ARCHAEOLOGY Disaster Archaeology IMPACT OF THE 365 AD EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI ON ANCIENT WORLD http://drgeorgepc.com/Tsunami365ADeEastMedSea.html PRESERVING WORLD CULTURAL AND NATURAL HERITAGE SITES  http://drgeorgepc.com/DisasterArchCultHerSiteProt.html THE QUEST FOR HOMER’S ITHACA    http://drgeorgepc.com/DisasterArchIthacaSearch.html http://drgeorgepc.com/DisasterArchIthacaSearch.html WOMEN IN THE MARINE MYTHOLOGY OF ANCIENT MEDITERRANEAN – THEIR ROLES & SYMBOLISMS http://www.drgeorgepc.com/DisasterArchSymbolisms.html CAVE OF CASTANIA – A Speleological Wonder http://drgeorgepc.com/CaveCastania.html The socio-cultural profile […]

EARTHQUAKE OF OCTOBER 15, 2006 IN HAWAII

EARTHQUAKE OF OCTOBER 15, 2006 IN HAWAII George Pararas-Carayannis Introduction In the morning of October 15, 2006, two strong earthquakes occurred on the underwater segment of the major rift zone of the Hualalai volcano on the Northwest side of the Island of Hawaii. The earthquakes affected mostly the North Kona and the Kohala areas of […]

WEATHER-RELATED DISASTER LINKS

WEATHER-RELATED DISASTERS LINKS FAQ HURRICANES MYANMAR 2008 – CYCLONE “NARGIS” OF MAY 2-3, 2008 IN MYANMAR (BURMA) CYCLONE “SIDR” OF 15 NOVEMBER 2007 IN BANGLADESH HURRICANE OF OCTOBER 3-4, 1949 AT GALVESTON AND FREEPORT, TEXAS HISTORICAL HURRICANES & STORM SURGE PREDICTION HURRICANE SURGE PREDICTION Bathystrophic Hurricane Surge Model – Summary HURRICANE SURGE – Bathystrophic Surge […]

VOLCANIC TSUNAMI LINKS

VOLCANIC TSUNAMIS CARIBBEAN – Lesser Antilles – Tsunamis of Volcanic Origin in the Lesser Antilles Islands of the Caribbean CARIBBEAN – Lesser Antilles – Montserrat Island Tsunamis CARIBBEAN – Lesser Antilles –Martinique Island Tsunamis CARIBBEAN – Lesser Antilles – 2008 WORKING FILES St. Vincent Island Tsunamis CARIBBEAN – Lesser Antilles –Grenada Island Tsunamis Tsunami Generation […]

Navigation – Seismotectonics

SEISMOTECTONICS Tectonic and Geological Instability of Asia Minor Seismotectonics of the Solomon Islands Region – Mechanisms of Tsunami Generation Along Active Boundaries of Young, Marginal Sea Basins and Spreading Ridges Seismotectonics of Volcanic Arc Collision in the Hokkaido/Kuril Island Region Seismotectonics of Subduction and Collision Along the Eastern Margin of the Sea of Japan/East Sea […]