The Tsunami Disaster of 01 April 2007 in the Vicinity of Solomon Sea
Shunichi KOSHIMURA, Disaster Control Research Center, Tohoku University
Mail : koshimura

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Useful Information

General

CNN
Reuters

Emergency Response

ReliefWeb
OCHA Situation Reports 2007

Seismology

USGS
Tsukuba University

Remote Sensing and GIS Based Information

Disaster Charter
UNOSAT
JAXA (in Japanese)

Tsunami Observation

WCATWC web site

Tsunami Modeling

Dr. Vasily Titov, NOAA/PMEL - UW/JISAO
Dr. Yuichiro Tanioka, Hokkaido University (in Japanese)
International Institute of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering (IISEE)

Maps

University of Texas Libraries

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Numerical Modeling of the Tsunami of 01 April 2007 in the Vicinity of Solomon Sea
DCRC, Tohoku University

Tsunami Model Description

Geverning Equation : Non-linear Shallow Water Equations
Numerical Scheme : Leap-frog Finite Difference Method (TUNAMI-CODE of Tohoku University)
Spatial Grid Size : 1 min.
Bathymetry Data : GEBCO
Population Data : Landscan2003

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Tsunami Source Model

Case 1

Mo = 2.3 x 10**21 Nm
Fault Length / Width : 180 km / 60 km
Source Mechanism (Strike, Dip, Slip) = (300, 14, 82) Reference :Yagi(2007)
Dislocation : 7.1 m

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Seismic Deformation Model Result

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Case 1


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Tsunami Model Movie(QuickTime Required)

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Case 1

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Modeled Tsunami Height and Exposed Population

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Case 1