2010年チリ中部地震による日本での津波被害に関する広域現地調査 Field Investigation on the 2010 Chilean Earthquake Tsunami along the Comprehensive Coastal Region in Japan

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An earthquake of Mw 8.8 struck off the coast of central Chile on Feb. 27, 2010. A tsunami due to the earthquake propagated on the Pacific Ocean and attacked Japan on the next day. JMA issued a major tsunami warning for many coastal regions, however severe damage occurred in many ports especially for fishery. To understand the tsunami disaster, the filed investigation was carried out to record tsunami heights such as run-up heights and inundated heights along the comprehensive coastal region. In cooperation with many institutes, eyewitnesses interview, measurement of tsunami trace and analysis of tide records were conducted. Then the tsunami height distribution from Hokkaido to Okinawa is reported here. The tsunami was higher in the northern part of Japan and it exceeded 2 meters in the Tohoku district especially.

Journal

  • Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser. B2 (Coastal Engineering)

    Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser. B2 (Coastal Engineering) 66(1), 1346-1350, 2010

    Japan Society of Civil Engineers

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  • NII Article ID (NAID)
    130004956511
  • NII NACSIS-CAT ID (NCID)
    AA12508551
  • Text Lang
    ENG
  • ISSN
    1884-2399
  • NDL Article ID
    11237420
  • NDL Source Classification
    ZN1(科学技術--建設工学・建設業)
  • NDL Call No.
    Z43-1894
  • Data Source
    NDL  J-STAGE 
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