Tsunami!

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University of Hawaii Press, 1998 - Nature - 362 pages
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The first edition of Tsunami!, published in 1988, provided readers with a complete examination of the tsunami phenomenon in Hawai'i. This second edition adds many eye-witness accounts of the tsunamis of 1946 and 1960 and expands its coverage to include major tsunamis in the Mediterranean and off the coasts of Japan, Chile, Indonesia, Fiji, Alaska, California, Newfoundland, and the Caribbean. Dramatic photographs and accounts of experiencing a tsunami firsthand are placed within the framework of the how and why of tsunamis, our scientific understanding of these phenomena, and the current status of the Tsunami Warning System, which is widely used to forecast and measure tsunamis and prepare coastal areas for possible strikes.

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User Review  - Grandeplease - LibraryThing

Tsunami! (Second Edition) is written from a Hawaiian Islands perspective, but includes tsunamis from around the world. A large portion of the book is devoted to recounting the experiences of ... Read full review

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Great, great book about the power and destruction of Tsunamis. Read full review

Contents

What Is a Tsunami?
51
The Development of the Warning System
100
The 1952
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Copyright

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