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By Vicente Santiago-Fandiño (auth.), Y.A. Kontar, V. Santiago-Fandiño, T. Takahashi (eds.)

This ebook is a collective attempt by means of global specialists, bringing jointly varied contributions provided throughout the Ocean technology consultation OS-017, of the AOGS-AGU Joint meeting held in Singapore in 2012 (the Asia Tsunami and nice East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami events). The chapters disguise evaluate, evaluate, forecast and classes discovered in addition to environmental and societal affects of the most recent tsunamis that happened within the Indian Ocean in 2004 and the Pacific Ocean in Japan 2011.

The ebook is geared toward specialists, scientists and selection makers looking fresh up-to-date info, wisdom and reports to raised comprehend, quantify, forecast and shield coastal water assets, ecosystems, groups and human settlements that are frequently suffering from tsunamis.

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At the local level, for example, the Kessennuma fish market, which sank about 70 cm and whose facilities were totally washed away, has almost been fully rebuilt (Fig. 30) has already received important loads of seasonal fish species like skipback tuna -Katsuo- (K. pelamis) and Pacific saury -Sanma- (C. saira), as well as other species such as yellow-fin tuna maguro -(Kihada maguro)-, black marlin -Kurokajiki- (M. nigrikans), swordfish -Mekajiki- (X. gladius) and a variety of shark species. The market is slowly regaining its activity and economic importance, although the availability of ice remains an obvious problem as the majority of ice-making factories were destroyed by the tsunami.

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