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Model vs Data Comparison Interactive Map with links to comparison plots and sea level data websites.
Overlaid colors show the energy propagation pattern computed with the MOST forecast model .*

Yellow DART buoy marker DART® buoys      Red tide gage station marker Tide gage stations      Blue tide gage comparison with MOST/ComMIT marker Tide gage comparison with MOST/ComMIT     Green star earthquake epicenter marker Earthquake epicenter

Model and DART® buoy data / tide gage data comparison: composite plots by region

Disclaimer: These modeling results are based on a preliminary tsunami source definition and preliminary bathymetric and topographic data that is not fully verified and has known inaccuracies. Therefore the model results are subject to revision.
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References:

Tang, L., V. V. Titov, and C. D. Chamberlin (2009), Development, testing, and applications of site-specific tsunami inundation models for real-time forecasting, J. Geophys. Res., 114, C12025, doi:10.1029/2009JC005476. [PDF version]

Titov, V.V. (2009): Tsunami forecasting. Chapter 12 in The Sea, Volume 15: Tsunamis, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA and London, England, 371–400.

Wei, Y., E. Bernard, L. Tang, R. Weiss, V. Titov, C. Moore, M. Spillane, M. Hopkins, and U. Kânoğlu (2008): Real-time experimental forecast of the Peruvian tsunami of August 2007 for U.S. coastlines. Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L04609, doi: 10.1029/2007GL032250.

* Disclaimer: These modeling results are based on a preliminary tsunami source definition and preliminary bathymetric and topographic data that is not fully verified and has known inaccuracies. Therefore the model results are subject to revision.

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