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JDR Vol.7 No.sp pp. 485-490
(2012)
doi: 10.20965/jdr.2012.p0485

Survey Report:

Site-Specific Behavior of 2011 Tohoku Earthquake Tsunami Influenced by Artificial Changes of Coastal Environments

Chiharu Mizuki* and Kazuomi Hirakawa**

*Graduate School of Environmental Science, Hokkaido University, North10, West 5, Kita-Ward, Sapporo, Hokkaido 060-0810, Japan

**Faculty of Environmental Earth Science, Hokkaido University, North10, West 5, Kita-Ward, Sapporo, Hokkaido 060-0810, Japan

Received:
March 17, 2012
Accepted:
May 28, 2012
Published:
August 1, 2012
Keywords:
2011 Tohoku Earthquake Tsunami, sitespecific tsunami behavior, coastal construction
Abstract

Many aspects affect local tsunami behavior. A drastic change in behavior in the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake at specific sites in relation to coastal conditions in Hokkaido. These include coastal constructions such as jetty ports, digging formula ports, types of seawall, etc., in addition to land use for fisheries. Examples of site-specific behavior in the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake along the Pacific coast of Hokkaido are introduced in order to help future tsunami disasters.

Cite this article as:
Chiharu Mizuki and Kazuomi Hirakawa, “Site-Specific Behavior of 2011 Tohoku Earthquake Tsunami Influenced by Artificial Changes of Coastal Environments,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.7, No.sp, pp. 485-490, 2012.
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