Compilation/Evaluation of Historical Tsunamis in the Pacific Using the USGS/NEIC Earthquake Data, NOAA/NGDC Tsunami Data, and Imamura-Iida Scale
Entry ID: NWS0007

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Summary
Abstract: These data sets are based on an area-by-area study of the Pacific Basin to
document historical tsunamis and quantify historical coastal damage both near
the source and at far-field locations. An operational modification of the
Imamura-Iida Scale is used for this purpose.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 65.0   S: -60.0   E: -65.0   W: 95.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1690-01-01
Originating Center
Data Center
Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, National Weather Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.prh.noaa.gov/ptwc/

Data Center Personnel
Name: GORDON BURTON
Phone: (808) 689-8207
Contact Address:
National Weather Service
Pacific Tsunami Warning Center
91-270 Fort Weaver Road
City: Ewa Beach
Province or State: HI
Postal Code: 96706
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (808) 689-8207
Contact Address:
National Weather Service
Pacific Tsunami Warning Center
91-270 Fort Weaver Road
City: Ewa Beach
Province or State: HI
Postal Code: 96706
Country: USA
Publications/References
NOAA/NGDC Publication 41-2, United States Tsunamis, 1690-1988 (1989)
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 1994-06-27
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