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Issue No.04 - July/August (2011 vol.13)
pp: 50-57
Patrick Lynett , Texas A&M University
Philip Lui , Cornell University
ABSTRACT
<p>Field observations alone rarely offer a complete picture of a tsunami's nearshore impact, and they're useful mainly in areas where tsunamis have already hit. Tsunami modeling is thus crucial to understanding and preparing for tsunami inundation. Recent research offers compelling examples of how basic modeling approaches can enhance our understanding of tsunami generation and propagation.</p>
INDEX TERMS
Tsunami, inundation, hybrid, coupled, simulation, turbulence, and scientific computing
CITATION
Patrick Lynett, Philip Lui, "Numerical Simulation of Complex Tsunami Behavior", Computing in Science & Engineering, vol.13, no. 4, pp. 50-57, July/August 2011, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2011.22
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