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 […]

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 […]

HAITI – THE EARTHQUAKE OF 12 JANUARY 2010

HAITI – THE EARTHQUAKE OF 12 JANUARY 2010 George Pararas-Carayannis ABSTRACT The major, shallow earthquake of 12 January 2010 that struck Haiti, occurred along a lateral offset segment of the strike-slip, Enriquillo-Plantain Garden fault Zone (EPGFZ) which had been locked for 250 years. The last destructive event on this segment occurred in 1770. Minor precursor […]

CHILE – EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI OF 27 FEBRUARY 2010

                        CHILE – EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI OF 27 FEBRUARY 2010 Evaluation of Source Mechanism and of Near and Far-field Tsunami Effects George Pararas-Carayannis Excerpts taken from paper published in Tsunami Society International’ Journal “Science of Tsunami Hazards”, Vol. 29, No. 2, (2010) ABSTRACT The great earthquake of February […]

The Great Tohoku-Oki Earthquake and Tsunami of March 11, 2011 in Japan: A Critical Review and Evaluation of the Tsunami Source Mechanism

The Great Tohoku-Oki Earthquake and Tsunami of March 11, 2011 in Japan: A Critical Review and Evaluation of the Tsunami Source Mechanism  George Pararas-Carayannis Pure and Applied Geophysics December 2014, Volume 171, Issue 12, pp 3257–3278| Cite as Pararas-Carayannis, G. Pure Appl. Geophys. (2014) 171: 3257. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00024-013-0677-7 Abstract The great Tohoku-Oki earthquake of March 11, 2011 […]

TSUNAMI HAZARD ANALYSIS, TSUNAMII HAZARD PLANNING, PROTECTION MEASURES, TSUNAMI EXERCISES AND PUBLIC EDUCATION

TSUNAMI HAZARD ANALYSIS, TSUNAMII HAZARD PLANNING, PROTECTION MEASURES, TSUNAMI EXERCISES AND PUBLIC EDUCATION George Pararas-Carayannis SUMMARY There is a need to evaluate the tsunami hazard in order to reduce or mitigate factors endangering public safety and property in coastal communities which have been historically impacted. The risk potential of tsunamis is of extensive interest to […]

REGIONAL EARLY TSUNAMI WARNING SYSTEMS UTILIZING SYSTEM TECHNOLOGY

         REGIONAL EARLY TSUNAMI WARNING SYSTEMS UTILIZING SYSTEM TECHNOLOGY George Pararas-Carayannis (Excerpts from a Paper Presented at the Pacific Congress on Marine Technology, April 24-27, 1984, Honolulu, Hawaii.) (NOTE: Although this paper was written many years ago, the concepts described on the need for regional tsunami (and other disaster) warning systems, still hold true today. Although […]

EL SISTEMA DE ALERTA DE TSUNAMI EN EL PACIFICO

EL SISTEMA DE ALERTA DE TSUNAMI EN EL PACIFICO Jorge (George) Pararas-CarayannisThis site was awarded a Times Pick  by the Los Angeles Times on 8/5/98    (Extractos de un artículo publicado en EARTHQUAKES AND VOLCANOES, vol. 18, No. 3, p. 122-130, 1986 NOTAS: Desde que este artículo fue escrito en 1986, un número de cambios han ocurrido. […]

L’incidence des tsunami sur la société

L’incidence des tsunami sur la société Par: Georges Pararas-Carayannis Exerpts: Impact: Science et Societe, Vol.32 (1982), no I pp. 77-85 (photos: archives de ITIC) C’est de 1480 av. J.-C. que date le premier témoignage des ravages (pertes en vies humaines et dégats matériels) causés par une de ces énormes vagues qu’on désigne du nom de […]