Caribbean Tsunami Hazard by Aurelio Mercado-Irizarry, Philip L. F. Liu

By Aurelio Mercado-Irizarry, Philip L. F. Liu

This ebook goals to offer the general present tsunami danger within the Caribbean Sea zone, a quarter that's in most cases in simple terms linked to hurricanes. It firstly offers an summary of all the latest tsunami-causing components present in the sector: earthquakes, sub-aerial and submarine landslides, and submarine explosions. this is often by way of box proof of contemporary and pre-historic tsunami occasions, which supplies credibility to all of this attempt. the subsequent part is an outline of the tsunami chance mitigation efforts being performed in the neighborhood and in collaboration with nationwide and foreign courses. the ultimate half is devoted to the presentation of comparable contemporary examine effects.

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The only additional cost for existing broadband stations will be the INMARSAT transceiver and the TREMORS software. With the proposed set of broadband stations and TREMORS systems, large magnitude events can be quickly recorded without the signal going off scale and the seismic parameters can subsequently be determined. The goal is for this network to be capable of notification of a major earthquake in the IAS within 2 minutes of the initial rupture. This notification will be followed within 3 minutes by detailed seismic parameters that provide an understanding of the likelihood of a tsunami.

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25 There is a recognition that Small Island nations in the region may find it difficult to participate in, contribute to the TWS and make long-term commitments to the system's operations. External resources from regional/international funding agencies will be essential and sought. The management of the project will be carried out in accordance with the agreements among participating governments and funding institutions. The implementation will be undertaken under the general direction of the participating member countries with the technical assistance of international agencies and appointed experts/consultants.

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