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ISBN: 9789535126768 9789535126775 Year: Pages: 174 DOI: 10.5772/61999 Language: English
Publisher: IntechOpen
Subject: Meteorology and Climatology --- Public Health
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This book is a collection of contribution from experts involved in tsunami study for the purpose of covering its different aspects from generation to warning system to be applied in tsunami risk reduction. The presented chapters have been peer reviewed and accepted for publication. The content of the book consists of information on tsunami propagation from the open sea to the coast and coastal tsunami warning using deployed HF radar systems in different parts of North America and Japan. In this book, tsunami propagation, preliminary methods for evaluating the suitability of radar sites for tsunami detection using simulated tsunami velocities and factors affecting tsunami detectability are discussed and methods for reducing the false alarms are described. It further covers multi-scale meteorological systems resulted in meteo-tsunami and tsunami generation due to a landslide or a submarine volcanic eruption, where few case studies have been presented. The occurrence and characteristics of tsunami in Sweden, using paleo-tsunami events from different parts of the Scandinavia and finally challenges and opportunities for reducing losses to fast-arriving tsunamis in remote villages along Pakistan coast, with few examples are also discussed.

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ISBN: 9781838805609 9781838805616 9781838807719 Year: Pages: 110 DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.75854 Language: English
Publisher: IntechOpen
Subject: Meteorology and Climatology --- Public Health
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The field of hydrometeorology bridges across both meteorology and hydrology. In this book, multiple experts present their work on various topics that fall under the purview of hydrometeorology. The chapters will provide readers with some of the latest developments and applications across different regions of the world and will motivate the audience to investigate other areas in hydrometeorology.

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