An 1888 Volcanic Collapse Becomes a Benchmark for Tsunami Models.

Micallef, Aaron, Watt, Sebastian, Berndt, Christian , Urlaub, Morelia , Brune, Sascha, Klaucke, Ingo , Böttner, Christoph , Karstens, Jens and Elger, Judith (2017) An 1888 Volcanic Collapse Becomes a Benchmark for Tsunami Models. Open Access Eos: Earth & Space Science News, 48 . DOI 10.1029/2017EO083743.

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Abstract

When volcanic mountains slide into the sea, they trigger tsunamis. How big are these waves, and how far away can they do damage? Ritter Island provides some answers.

Document Type: Article
Keywords: Volcanic collapse, Ritter Island, Tsunami
Research affiliation: GFZ
OceanRep > GEOMAR > FB4 Dynamics of the Ocean Floor > FB4-GDY Marine Geodynamics
Refereed: Yes
Open Access Journal?: No
DOI etc.: 10.1029/2017EO083743
ISSN: 0096-3941
Projects: Ritter Island, MARCAN
Expeditions/Models/Experiments:
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2017 10:36
Last Modified: 17 Dec 2018 08:23
URI: http://oceanrep.geomar.de/id/eprint/39986

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