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Tsunami run-up (3)

Tsunami run-up (3)


The photo shows a tsunami run-up onto a 1:10 sloping beach with a offshore still water depth of 0.150 m in a hydraulic model at VAW. The dark area of the back wall shows the wave envelope. The top of the wave curls over and captures air in the “tube”.


Hubert Chanson, Civil Engineering, The University of Queensland, Australia


Heller, V., Unger, J., Hager, W.H. (2005). Tsunami Run-up – A hydraulic Perspective. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering 131(9): 743-747.

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