Decade of Megatsunamis: Science and Tsunami Warning Systems after the 2004 Sumatra Event II

Monday, 15 December 2014: 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Chairs:  Eddie N Bernard, Pacific Tsunami Warning, Ewa Beach, HI, United States; NOAA/PMEL, Seattle, WA, United States and Jose C Borrero, eCoast Ltd., Raglan, New Zealand
Primary Conveners:  Eddie N Bernard, Self Employed, Washington, DC, United States
Co-conveners:  Vasily V Titov, NOAA/PMEL, Seattle, WA, United States, Stuart Weinstein, Pacific Tsunami Warning, Ewa Beach, HI, United States and Jose C Borrero, eCoast Ltd., Raglan, New Zealand
OSPA Liaisons:  Vasily V Titov, NOAA Seattle, Seattle, WA, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

4:00 PM
Tsunami Forecast: Connecting Science with Warning Operations
Vasily V Titov, NOAA Seattle, Seattle, WA, United States
4:15 PM
Modeling tools for the real-time evaluation and historical reconstruction of tsunami events in New Zealand
Jose C Borrero1, Dougal Greer1, Derek G Goring2 and William L Power3, (1)eCoast Ltd., Raglan, New Zealand, (2)Mulgor Consulting Ltd., Christchurch, New Zealand, (3)GNS Science-Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Ltd, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
4:30 PM
Mega Tsunamis of the World Ocean and Their Implication for the Tsunami Hazard Assessment
Viacheslav K Gusiakov, Institute of Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Geophysics, Novosibirsk, Russia
4:45 PM
A Chain of Destructive Meteotsunamis Occurred in the Mediterranean Region on 23-27 June, 2014
Jadranka Sepic1, Ivica Vilibic1, Alexander Rabinovich2,3 and Sebastian Monserrat4,5, (1)Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries, Split, Croatia, (2)Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Moscow, Russia, (3)Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Ocean Science Division, Institute of Ocean Sciences, Sidney, BC, Canada, (4)Universitat IIlles Balears, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, (5)IMEDEA (CSIC-UIB), Esporles, Spain
5:00 PM
High Resolution Tsunami Vulnerability Assessment for Coastal Utilities; Case Studies in the Sea of Marmara
Ahmet C Yalciner1, Betul Aytore1, Ceren Cankaya2, Hasan Gokhan Guler1, Lutfi Suzen2, Andrey Zaytsev3, Taro Arikawa4 and Tomita Takashi4, (1)METU, Department of Civil Engineering , Ocean Engineering Research Center, Ankara, Turkey, (2)METU, Department of Geological Engineering, Ankara, Turkey, (3)Special Research Bureau, Far Eastern Branch of Automation of Sciences, Yuzhno Sakhalinsk, Russia, (4)Port and Airport Research Institute, Kanagawa, Japan
5:15 PM
A New Algorithm for Real-Time Tsunami Forecast Using a Dense Network of Cabled Ocean-Bottom Pressure Gauges
Naotaka Yamamoto, Shin Aoi, Kenji Hirata, Takashi Kunugi, Hiromitsu Nakamura and Wataru Suzuki, NIED National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention, Tsukuba, Japan
5:45 PM
Global Tsunami Warning System Development Since 2004
Stuart Weinstein, Nathan C Becker, Dailin Wang, Gerard J Fryer, Charles McCreery and Barry F Hirshorn, Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, Ewa Beach, HI, United States
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