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A Numerical Experiment on Seismic Tsunami Warning Network for Alaska and the Aleutians

Kanamori, Hiroo (1985) A Numerical Experiment on Seismic Tsunami Warning Network for Alaska and the Aleutians. In: Proceedings of the International Tsunami Symposium. Sidney Institute of Ocean Sciences , Sydney, Australia, pp. 30-39. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20150217-075341651

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Abstract

The size of an earthquake is one of the most important parameters for evaluating its tsunami potential, although many other factors affect the tsunami amplitude too. In order to use seismic data for tsunami warning purposes, we earlier developed two methods to determine the size of an earthquake very rapidly (Kanamori and Given, 1983). The first method involves inversion of long-period surface waves. and is appropriate for far-field tsunami warning. The second method uses near field long-period waves, and is appropriate for near-field tsunami warning.


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Additional Information:© 1985 British Columbia, Canada. I thank Michael Blackford for suggestions on the possible station sites in Alaska. This work was partially supported by the National Science Foundation Grant, CEE-8303647. Contribution No. 4248, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences. California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91125.
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Official Citation:Kanamori, H., 1985, A numerical experiment on seismic tsunami warning network for Alaska and the Aleutians: Proc. Intern. Tsunami Symposium, August 6-9, 1985, British Columbia, Canada.
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