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JRC Tsunami Propagation Model 


A model for Tsunami propagation has been developed by JRC. The model allows to predict the propagation wave once the initial location of the earthquake is fixed.  The model, in contrast to other detailed 3d models, is extremely fast but sufficiently precise that can be integrated in the Global Disaster Alert System to give a first estimate should the conditions favour a Tsunami (magnitude > 7 and epicenter in a location under water).

An on-line procedure is available to calculate the Tsunami event.


Publication date 10/2/2005

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Relevant Tsunami calculations
28 Mar 2005 6:31:00 PM  
28th March 2005 On-line calculation The calculation has been performaed automatically as the event was identified, ...

9 Feb 2005 11:59:00 AM  
26th December 2004 - Real epicenter Calculation related to 26th dec. 2004 event using the real epicenter as ...

9 Feb 2005 12:19:00 PM  
26th December 2004 - Fault epicenter Calculation related to 26th dec. 2004 event using the fault epicenter ...

7 Feb 2005 6:40:00 PM  
Fiordland NZ (2003) This calculation is referred to an event occurred on Aug. 21st 2003 offshore ...

7 Feb 2005 6:33:00 PM  
Papua New Guinea (1998) Longitude=141.76
Latitude =-2.85
Magnitude =8
Water Depth ...


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Tsunami Propagation Model by A. Annunziato, C. Best - JRC/IPSC/SES
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