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Objectives: Use numerical models and analyses of observed tsunamis to develop faster and more reliable forecasts of tsunamis striking coastal communities.


The June 10, 1996 Andreanov tsunami was simulated as a test of the MOST propagation model.

Andreanov tsunami simulated with MOST model - animation tsunami amplitudes calculated with MOST model
Andreanov tsunami model animation

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Computed tsunami amplitudes

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Inundation of the Aonae peninsula during the July 12, 1993 Hokkaido-Nansei-Oki tsunami computed with the MOST inundation model.

simulation of tsunami approaching Aonae inundation model animation
Snapshot of tsunami approaching Aonae

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Inundation model animation

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