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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory in Seattle, WA .
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  • Tsunamis -- United States -- Forecasting -- Mathematical models,
  • Tsunamis -- United States -- Forecasting -- Methodology,
  • Numerical weather forecasting -- United States

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StatementDavid Burwell, Elena Tolkova.
SeriesNOAA technical memorandum OAR PMEL -- 142, Contribution / NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory -- no. 3231, NOAA technical memorandum OAR PMEL -- 142., Contribution (Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (U.S.)) -- no. 3231.
ContributionsTolkova, Elena.
LC ClassificationsGC220.3 .B87 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 28 p. :
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23151275M
LC Control Number2008412772

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  B urwell, D., T olkova, E, Curvilinear version of the MOST model with application to the coast-wide tsunami forecast, Part II. NOAA Tech. Memo. OAR PMEL, 28 by: the tsunami wave in the near and far field using the transform methods (Laplace in time and Fourier in space). We construct mathematically a reasonable curvilinear tsunami source based on available geological, seismolog-ical, and tsunami elevation. This model resembles the initial source predicted according to the initial disturbance. TSUNAMI MODELLING Tsunami modelling usually uses a set of mathematical formulae that describe the physical characteristics of tsunami, called a tsunami model, to evaluate and predict the evolution of tsunami waves and their coastal impact. Tsunami models can be used to estimate theFile Size: 3MB.   We study the nature of the tsunami build up and propagation during and after realistic curvilinear source models represented by a slowly uplift faulting and a spreading slip-fault model. The models are used to study the tsunami amplitude amplification as a .

Cliffs is an open-source relative of MOST (Method Of Splitting Tsunamis) numerical model, implemented as described in (Tolkova, , Pure and Appl. Geophys., (9), ). A version of the WAVEWATCH III wave model featuring a continuously moving spatial grid is presented. The new model option/version is intended for research into wind waves generated by tropical. displacement of sea floor pushes water upward and outwards, starting the tsunami. stage 2 of tsunami development is when: tsunami rapidly up to km/h in the deep ocean, waves spaced far apart, wave height tsunami development is when. Buoys and tidal gauges measure subtle change in ocean level that occur when a tsunami is in the open ocean. When a tsunami is approaching land, there are visual cues along the coast. Water withdraws from beaches. Approximately minutes after the water withdraws, the wave of the tsunami hits the coast with a surge of water.

Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory Updated 1/3/ Tsunami Research Program Page iii Abstract This manual describes how to use the Method of Splitting Tsunami (MOST) numerical simulation model developed by the Pacific Marine Environmental . The MOST model, successfully and thoroughly tested, is a numerical model that simulates three tsunami processes: earthquake, propagation across the ocean, and inundation. Animations have been used to model historical tsunamis, but the main objective is to forecast wave arrival time, wave height and inundation area immediately after a tsunami event. Burwell, D., and E. Tolkova (): Curvilinear version of the MOST model with application to the coast-wide tsunami forecast. NOAA Tech. Memo. OAR PMEL, 28 pp. [PDF Version] Cont. #: Burwell, D., E. Tolkova, and A. Chawla (): Diffusion and dispersion characterization of a numerical tsunami model. East Coast Project Narrative. In contrast to the long history of tsunami hazard assessment on the US West coast and Hawaii, tsunami hazard assessment along the eastern US coastline is still in its infancy, in part due to the lack of historical tsunami records and the uncertainty regarding the magnitude and return periods of potential large-scale events (e.g., transoceanic tsunamis caused by a.