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 […]

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 SEPTEMBER 29, 2009 IN THE SAMOAN ISLANDS REGION

EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI OF SEPTEMBER 29, 2009 IN THE SAMOAN ISLANDS REGION Evaluation of the Source MechanismGeorge Pararas-Carayannis© 2009 George Pararas-Carayannis – All Rights ReservedINTRODUCTION A major earthquake occurred on Tuesday, September 29, 2009 in the Samoan Islands region. A destructive tsunami struck coastal villages and towns in Samoa, American Samoa and the Tonga island […]