Faculty of Physics
M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University
Regular Article

The horizontal motion of a water layer during the passage of tsunami waves based on data from a dense ocean-floor network of deepwater sea-level stations

G.N. Nurislamova, M.A. Nosov

Moscow University Physics Bulletin 2016. 71. N 5. P. 520

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A method for the retrieval the horizontal motion of a water layer during the passage of a tsunami wave is proposed based on the data from a dense network of sea-level deepwater stations. The method is applied for calculation of the horizontal velocity of the flow and displacement of water particles in the vicinity of the DONET/JAMSTEC observatories during the passage the 2011 Tohoku tsunami. It was found that the amplitude of the flow speed was  0.01 m/s, while the amplitude of the displacement exceeded 10 m.

Received: 2016 May 23
Approved: 2016 November 8
91.30.Nw Tsunamis
Rissian citation:
Г.Н. Нурисламова, М.А. Носов.
Горизонтальные движения водного слоя при прохождении волн цунами по данным густой сети глубоководных станций уровня моря.
Вестн. Моск. ун-та. Сер. 3. Физ. Астрон. 2016. № 5. С. 50.
G.N. Nurislamova, M.A. Nosov
Department of Marine and Inland Water Physics, Faculty of Physics, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow 119991, Russia.
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