Tsunamis can be generated by earthquakes, landslides, volcanic eruptions, underwater explosions, and asteroid impacts. Tsunami studies span the generation, propagation, runup, and inundation of tsunamis caused by various sources. The advancement of modeling and observing techniques offers new tools to understand tsunami physics. This special topic aims to provide numerical, analytical, and experimental insights into the physics of tsunamis and tsunami hydrodynamics fundamental research to improve tsunami early-warning systems and hazard assessments.
Topics covered include, but are not limited to:
- Submarine earthquake tsunamis
- Landslide induced tsunamis
- Volcanic eruption tsunamis
- Underwater explosion and asteroid impact tsunamis.
- Runup and inundations
- Tsunami loads
- Analytical solutions
- Numerical models
- Laboratory experiments
Hua Liu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Philip L-F Liu, Cornell University
Frederic Dias, University College Dublin