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Publisher Description


Tsunamis in the European-Mediterranean Region: From Historical Record to Risk Mitigation provides readers with a much needed, reliable, and up-to-date history of the region, including descriptions and parameters of the main events from pre-history to the present that are supported by parametric catalogues, pictorial material, and examples of instrumental records, such as tide-gauge records.

The book presents a broader perspective of needed action for local and national governments, and international organizations, and is written by an internationally recognized expert in this field, providing an authoritative account of historical tsunamis in the eastern Mediterranean.

It addresses key points of tsunami mitigation, including the systems currently available for tsunami recording, monitoring, and early warning, along with a presentation of the preventative measures that can be applied in all tsunami-vulnerable regions.
Details the systems currently available for tsunami recording, monitoring, and early warning, and the technologies that support themContains numerical modeling techniques used for the generation, propagation, and inundation of tsunamisPresents clear examples of tsunamis in the region and their documentation, as well as comparisons with other regions globallyIncludes full-color illustrations that accompany the text

GENRE
Science & Nature
RELEASED
2015
December 3
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
290
Pages
PUBLISHER
Elsevier Science
SELLER
Elsevier Ltd.
SIZE
40.9
MB