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

Numerical tsunami modelling and the bottom relief

E.A. Kulikov, V.K. Gusiakov, A.A. Ivanova, B.V. Baranov

Moscow University Physics Bulletin 2016. 71. N 6. P. 527

  • Article

This work deals with effect of the bathymetry data quality on accuracy of the tsunami wave field calculations. It demonstrates that current digital bathymetry maps (i.e. GEBCO) do not ensure adequate accuracy in reproducing the bottom topography for numerical modeling of wave propagation which can result in significant errors in assessment of tsunami runup at the coast.

Received: 2016 May 31
Approved: 2017 January 24
92.10.hl Tsunamis
Rissian citation:
Е. А. Куликов, В.К. Гусяков, А.А. Иванова, Б.В. Баранов.
Численное моделирование цунами и рельеф дна.
Вестн. Моск. ун-та. Сер. 3. Физ. Астрон. 2016. № 6. С. 3.
E.A. Kulikov, V.K. Gusiakov, A.A. Ivanova, B.V. Baranov
$^1$Russia, 117997, Moscow, Nakhimovsky pr., 36, IO RAS
Issue 6, 2016

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