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Tsunami run-up (4)

Tsunami run-up (4)

Description

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 plunges down and reaches the sloping beach.

Copyright

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

References

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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