Effects of Tsunami on Society

EFFECTS OF TSUNAMI ON SOCIETY George Pararas-Carayannis By: G. Pararas-Carayannis from “Violent Forces in Nature”, Ch. 11, Lamond Publications, 1986, p. 157-169. and from “Impact of Science on Society”, Vol. 32, No.1, 1982, p 71-78) (Photos from ITIC archives) (Note : Since 1982 , when this paper was written , there have been changes to […]

Tsunamis of Volcanic Origin in the Lesser Antilles Islands of the Caribbean

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Frequently Asked Questions About Tsunami and the International Tsunami Warning System

Tsunami Frequently Asked Questions About Tsunami and the International Tsunami Warning System George Pararas-Carayannis(Excerpts from an educational information packet prepared, under contract, for UNESCO for the World Conference on Natural Disaster Reduction Yokohama, Japan, 23-27 May 1994)Frequently Asked Questions About Tsunami and the International Tsunami Warning System Questions fréquemment posées au sujet de Tsunami et […]

TSUNAMI GENERATED BY THE ERUPTION OF THE VOLCANO OF SANTORIN IN THE BRONZE AGE (1650 B.C. +/- 50 YEARS)

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