INSTABILITY OF KILAUEA VOLCANO’S SOUTHERN FLANK – EVALUATION OF MASS EDIFICE FAILURES, FLANK COLLAPSES AND POTENTIAL TSUNAMI GENERATION

INSTABILITY OF KILAUEA VOLCANO’S SOUTHERN FLANK – EVALUATION OF MASS EDIFICE FAILURES, FLANK COLLAPSES AND POTENTIAL TSUNAMI GENERATIONGeorge Pararas-CarayannisCopyright © 2005. All Rights Reserved Introduction Throughout Kilauea volcano’s geologic history there have been numerous mass edifice failures, collapses, and subsidence along its southern flank – some associated with earthquakes and local destructive tsunamis such as […]

FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO EXPLOSIVITY, STRUCTURAL FLANK INSTABILITIES, MASS EDIFICE FAILURES AND DEBRIS AVALANCHES OF VOLCANOES – Potential for Tsunami Generation

Web www.tsunamisociety.org FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO EXPLOSIVITY, STRUCTURAL FLANK INSTABILITIES, MASS EDIFICE FAILURES AND DEBRIS AVALANCHES OF VOLCANOES – Potential for Tsunami Generation George Pararas-Carayannis Excerpts from presentation at the 2004 National Science Foundation Tsunami Workshop in San Juan, Puerto Rico , from other papers published in SCIENCE OF TSUNAMI HAZARDS, http://www.TSUNAMISOCIETY.ORG and from other publications […]

VOLCANIC TSUNAMI GENERATING SOURCE MECHANISMS IN THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN REGION

VOLCANIC TSUNAMI GENERATING SOURCE MECHANISMS IN THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN REGIONGeorge Pararas-CarayannisBased on a presentation made at the 2004 National Science Foundation Tsunami Workshop in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and paper published in the Journal of Tsunami Hazards, Volume 22, Number 2. 2004 http://www.STHJOURNAL.ORGABSTRACT Earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, volcanic island flank failures and underwater slides have generated […]

TSUNAMIS OF VOLCANIC ORIGIN IN THE LESSER ANTILLES ISLANDS OF THE CARIBBEAN 

TSUNAMIS OF VOLCANIC ORIGIN IN THE LESSER ANTILLES ISLANDS OF THE CARIBBEAN George Pararas-CarayannisExcerpts from a presentation at the 2004 National Science Foundation Tsunami Workshop in San Juan, Puerto Rico, from other papers published in the Journal of Tsunami Hazards, http://www.STHJOURNAL.ORG and from other publications and review of the literature.INTRODUCTION Earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, volcanic island flank […]

EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI OF 15 OCTOBER 2006 IN HAWAII

EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI OF 15 OCTOBER 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 […]

EVALUATION OF THE THREAT OF MEGA TSUNAMI GENERATION FROM POSTULATED MASSIVE SLOPE FAILURES OF ISLAND VOLCANOES ON LA PALMA, CANARY ISLANDS, AND ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII

  Web www.tsunamisociety.org EVALUATION OF THE THREAT OF MEGA TSUNAMI GENERATION FROM POSTULATED MASSIVE SLOPE FAILURES OF ISLAND VOLCANOES ON LA PALMA, CANARY ISLANDS, AND ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAIIGeorge Pararas-CarayannisPaper published in Science of Tsunami Hazards, Vol 20, No.5, pages 251-277, 2002. (Modified html format) ABSTRACT Massive flank failures of island stratovolcanoes are extremely […]

SAMOAN ISLANDS – Bibliography of the Historical Tsunami Catalog

Samoan Islands – Bibliography of the Historical Tsunami Catalog TsunamiSamoaIslandsCatalog.pdf by George Pararas-Carayannis and Bonnie Dong AMERICAN SAMOA GOVERNOR, 1922. American Samoa, a General Report by the Governor, Government Printing Office, Washington D.C. AMERICAN SAMOA GOVERNOR, 1927. American Samoa, a General Report by the Governor, Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. ANDERSON, T., 191 0. The […]

EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI OF AUGUST 16A, 1976, IN THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS – The Moro Gulf Tsunami

EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI OF AUGUST 16A, 1976, IN THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS – The Moro Gulf Tsunami George Pararas-Carayannis (Excerpts from a survey undertaken in the Philippines in August and September 1976 and from recent reports). Introduction On August 16, 1976, a devastating earthquake on the Cotabato Trench caused destruction on the island of Mindanao – […]

TSUNAMIS GENERATED BY THE PAROXYSMAL ERUPTIONS, EXPLOSIONS, CALDERA COLLAPSES AND MASSIVE SLOPE FAILURES OF THE KRAKATAU VOLCANO IN INDONESIA ON 26-27 AUGUST, 1883

TSUNAMIS GENERATED BY THE PAROXYSMAL ERUPTIONS, EXPLOSIONS, CALDERA COLLAPSES AND MASSIVE SLOPE FAILURES OF THE KRAKATAU VOLCANO IN INDONESIA ON 26-27 AUGUST, 1883 George Pararas-Carayannis Excerpts from the presentation for the International Seminar/Workshop on Tsunami “In Memoriam 120 Years Of Krakatau Eruption Tsunami – Lessons Learned From Large Tsunami” August 26th 29th 2003, Jakarta and […]