The Tsunami Effects of a Collapse of a Volcanic Island on a Semienclosed Basin

Rachid Omira, Rui Quartau, Inês Ramalho, Maria Ana Baptista, Neil C. Mitchell
  • October 2016, Wiley
  • DOI: 10.1002/9781119054146.ch13

Landslide in the Azores predicted to have produced a giant wave (tsunami)

Why is it important?

This landslide-induced tsunami simulation is interesting as it predicts that the parallel coasts of Pico and Sao Jorge islands formed a reflecting waveguide, potentially extending the destructive phase of the tsunami propagation.

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