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Tsunami run-up (5)

Tsunami run-up (5)

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 impacts the sloping beach and splashes up.

Copyright

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

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