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Volume 17, issue 5 | Copyright
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 17, 685-692, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-17-685-2017
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Research article 15 May 2017

Research article | 15 May 2017

Stand-alone tsunami alarm equipment

Akio Katsumata et al.
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One of the quickest means of tsunami evacuation is transfer to higher ground soon after strong and long ground shaking. Ground shaking itself is a good initiator of the evacuation from disastrous tsunami. Longer-period seismic waves are considered to be more correlated with the earthquake magnitude. We investigated the possibility of applying this to tsunami hazard alarm using single-site ground motion observation.
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