[meteorite-list] Sources of Tsunamis From Krakatoa to Monterey Bay, Including Extraterrestrial Impacts

From: Paul <etchplain_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:41:32 -0500
Message-ID: <c542ce53-f0fb-9e3a-0790-7b762ca10501_at_att.net>

Below is a very interesting talk about tsunamis
and how they are created. One quite interesting
point that came up during the lecture and questions
is that asteroid and meteorite impacts are quite
ineffective at creating tsunamis and the tsunamis
threat from them has been greatly overestimated.
Also, as shown in popular films, they are quite

Unusual Sources of Tsunamis From Krakatoa to Monterey Bay
USGS 2017 January Evening Public Lecture, Eric Geist
by Eric Geist, USGS Research Geophysicist

Other very interesting USGS talks include:

The Giant Cascadia Earthquake of January 26, 1700
July Evening Public Lecture 2015
Justin Rubinstein, USGS Research Geophysicist

Underwater Secrets of the Hayward Fault
Zone: Integrated 3D imaging to understand
earthquake hazards
USGS 2017 May Evening Public Lecture

The Cascadia talk discusses how subfossil trees
were used to date the age of the last Cascadia
Earthquake and tsunami.


Paul H.
Received on Mon 23 Oct 2017 06:41:32 PM PDT

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