Damage Caused by Tsunami and Warning System

지진해일의 피해와 예보체계

  • 강영승 (한국기술사회, (주)한국해양과학기술 부설연구소)
  • Published : 2005.01.01


A Tsunami was generated by the magnitude 9.0 earthquake which occurred near Indonesia. An energetic Tsunami will display vertical water displacement of the order of ten meters and lateral scales of the order of tens of kilometers. The Tsunami destroyed many coastal villages in Asia. So, there are many victims in southeastern part Asia by Tsunami. Therefore, the construction of Tsunami prediction and warning system is needed for minimize the damage by seismic sea waves.