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[H-DS19] Tsunami and Tsunami Forecast
Wed. May 25, 2016 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Convener:*Yuichi Namegaya(Institute of Earthquake and Volcano Geology, Geological Survey of Japan, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology), Kentaro Imai(Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology), Chair:Hideaki Yanagisawa(Department of regional Management, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Tohoku Gakuin University), Yukihiro Terada(Department of Environmental Civil Engineering and Architecture, Kochi National College of Technology)
This session discusses issues related to improving real-time and long-term prediction accuracy of tsunami, which include such as a better understanding of tsunami dynamics, new real-time tsunami
observing systems deployed in the open ocean and coastal waters, methodologies of more rapid and accurate prediction during tsunami emergencies, more extensive and accurate inundation maps, and long-term tsunami potential forecast.