ISSN 0972-0405

 

 

ISET JOURNAL OF EARTHQUAKE TECHNOLOGY

 

 

Vol. 42

No. 4

December 2005

 

SPECIAL ISSUE: TSUNAMI SEISMIC HAZARD 

Guest Editor: Professor Stefano Tinti

 

 

CONTENTS 

 Foreword †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (iii)

Guest Editorís Note ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††(v)

 

No.

Paper

†† Page

 

 

 

 

457

Effects of the December 26, 2004 Sumatra Earthquake and Tsunami on Physical Infrastructure

79

 

Murat Saatcioglu, Ahmed Ghobarah and Ioan Nistor

 

458

Flood Elevation, Inundation Distance and Flow Competence of the 2004 Sumatra-Andaman Tsunami, as Recorded by Tsunami Deposits in Thirteen Shore-Normal Profiles from the Tamil Nadu Coastline, India

95

 

Curt Peterson, Harry Yeh, R.K. Chadha, G. Latha and Toshitaka Katada

 

459

Tsunami Sources in the Sumatra Region, Indonesia and Simulation of the 26 December 2004 Aceh Tsunami

111

 

Nanang T. Puspito and Indra Gunawan

 

460

Rapid Tsunami Models and Earthquake Source Parameters: Far-Field and Local Applications

127

 

Eric L. Geist

 

461

A Computational Approach to Design Codes for Tsunami-Resisting Coastal Structures

137

 

Christopher Koutitas and Theophanis Karambas

 

462

A Huge Sand Dome Formed by the 1854 Earthquake Tsunami in Suruga Bay, Central Japan

147

 

Daisuke Sugawara, Koji Minoura, Fumihiko Imamura, Tomoyuki Takahashi and Nobuo Shuto

 

463

Strong Tsunamis in the Mediterranean Sea: A Re-evaluation

159

 

Gerassimos A. Papadopoulos and Anna Fokaefs

 

464

Scenarios of Giant Tsunamis of Tectonic Origin in the Mediterranean

171

 

Stefano Tinti, Alberto Armigliato, Gianluca Pagnoni and Filippo Zaniboni

 

465

Assessing the Hazard Related to Tsunamis of Tectonic Origin: A Hybrid Statistical-Deterministic Method Applied to Southern Italy Coasts

189

 

Stefano Tinti, Alberto Armigliato, Roberto Tonini, Alessandra Maramai and Laura Graziani

 

466

Tsunamis and Tsunami Preparedness in Costa Rica, Central America

203

 

Mario FernŠndez-Arce and Guillermo Alvarado-Delgado

 

 

 

Technical Note

 

 

Far-Field Characteristics of the Tsunami of 26 December 2004

213

 

T.S. Murty, N. Nirupama, I. Nistor and S. Hamdi

 

 

Analytical Study of Living Environment in the Tsunami-Affected Areas of Tamil Nadu, India

219

 

Vasudha A. Gokhale

 

 

Why the Atlantic Generally Cannot Generate Trans-oceanic Tsunamis?

227

 

T.S. Murty, N. Nirupama, I. Nistor and A.D. Rao