OFFSHORE TSUNAMI PROFILES OBSERVED AT THE COASTAL WAVE STATIONS

Toshihiko Nagai, Noriaki Hashimoto, Kazuyoshi Shimizu, Fujio Kitamura

Abstract


This paper presents offshore tsunami profiles observed by NOWPHAS (Nationwide Ocean Wave Information Network for Ports and Harbours) wavemeasuring instruments installed at various coastal wave stations and tide stations in Japan. Included are wave profiles of damage-inflicting tsunamis generated by the 1993 Hokkaido-Southwest Earthquake, the 1994 Hokkaido-Eastoff Earthquake, the 1996 Iri-Anjaya Earthquake, and other smaller recently occurring tsumamis. Also presented are characteristiscs and phenomena of interest clarifed through various analyses performed on observational data.

Keywords


tsunami; offshore tsunami

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