Recent Advances in Research on Geological and Environmental Impacts of Tsunamis II

Tuesday, 16 December 2014: 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Chairs:  Catherine Chague-Goff, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia and Witold Szczucinski, Adam Mickiewicz University, Institute of Geology, Poznań, Poland
Primary Conveners:  Catherine Chague-Goff, University of New South Wales/ANSTO, Sydney, Australia
Co-conveners:  Witold Szczucinski, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poznan, Poland, Bruce M Richmond, USGS, Santa Cruz, CA, United States and Kazuhisa Goto, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
OSPA Liaisons:  Catherine Chague-Goff, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

4:00 PM
The Mystery of Chevrons Revealed
Michaela Spiske1,2, Anna-Marietta Garcia Garcia2, Sumiko Tsukamoto3 and Volkmar Schmidt1, (1)University of Münster, Münster, Germany, (2)Institut fuer Geologie und Palaeontologie, Muenster, Germany, (3)Leibniz Institute for Applied Geophysics, Hannover, Germany
4:15 PM
Improving Tsunami Hazard Assessment: Lessons from Deposits from Seven Modern Tsunamis
Brent Lunghino1, Bruce E Jaffe1, Bruce M Richmond1, Guy R Gelfenbaum1, Steve Watt1, SeanPaul La Selle1 and Mark L Buckley2, (1)USGS, Santa Cruz, CA, United States, (2)University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, Australia
4:30 PM
Tsunami deposits formed and preserved in accordance with the local environment
Yuichi Nishimura, Institute of Seismology and Volcanology, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan and Yugo Nakamura, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
4:45 PM
Historical Tropical Cyclones and the 1883 Krakatoa Tsunami Inferred from Geological Archives of the Ashburton Delta (NW Australia)
Simon Matthias May1, Dominik Brill1, Max Engel1, Anja Scheffers2, Anna Pint1, Volker Wennrich3, Peter Squire2, Dieter Kelletat1 and Helmut Brückner1, (1)University of Cologne, Institute of Geography, Cologne, Germany, (2)Southern Cross University, Southern Cross Geoscience, Lismore, Australia, (3)University of Cologne, Institute for Geology and Mineralogy, Cologne, Germany
5:00 PM
Bedforms under tsunami flows
Raphael Paris and Simon Falvard Sr., Laboratoire Magmas et Volcans, Clermont-Ferrand Cedex, France
5:30 PM
Recent Advances in Tsunami Research – the Devil Is in the Detail
James R Goff, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
5:45 PM
Inversion of tsunami characteristics:Estimation of transient flow depth and speed with quantified uncertainties
Hui Tang, Robert Weiss, Heng Xiao and Jianxun Wang, Virginia Polytech State University, Blacksburg, VA, United States
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