Human Geosciences(H)
Session Sub CategoryDisaster geosciences
Session IDH-DS12
TitleTsunami disaster mitigation
Short titleTsunami disaster mitigation
Main ConvenerNameHiroaki Tsushima
AffiliationMeteorological Research Institute, Japan Meteorological Agency
Co-Convener 1NameToshitaka Baba
AffiliationGraduate School of Science and Technology, Tokushima University
Co-Convener 2NameEddie N. Bernard
ScopeAfter the gigantic tsunamis caused by the 2004 Mw 9.1 Sumatra earthquake and the 2011 Mw 9.0 Tohoku earthquake, great efforts in the world have been made to mitigate tsunami disasters in a wide range of research fields: observatory development, progress of theory, investigation of source mechanism, real-time forecasting, nearshore hydrodynamics, rapid damage assessment, evacuation planning, preparedness, resilience and so on. Topics of interest in this session are not only these, but also other researches related to tsunami disaster mitigation.
Type of presentationOral and Poster presentation
Invited authors Vasily V. Titov(NOAA Center for Tsunami Research)
Shin Aoi(National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)