This site outlines the research on the observation and modelling of tsunamis being conducted at IOS. Research includes tsunamis formed by mega-thrust earthquakes of order of magnitude of 9.0 and by submarine and sub aerial landslides in coastal waters and in steep continental slope regions.
What we are doing
- Deep-sea observations and modeling of the 2004 Sumatra tsunami in Drake Passage
- Observation of the 2009 Samoa tsunami by the NEPTUNE-Canada cabled observatory: Test data for an operational regional tsunami forecast model.
- DARTs and CORK in Cascadia Basin: High-resolution observations of the 2004 Sumatra tsunami in the northeast Pacific.
- Introduction to “Tsunamis in the World Ocean: Past, Present, and Future. Volume II”.
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