11th March Japanese tsunami

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* [http://gerris.dalembert.upmc.fr/gatm/index.php?id=usc0001xgp Initial simulation] using a crude source model based on CMT solution. * [http://gerris.dalembert.upmc.fr/gatm/index.php?id=usc0001xgp Initial simulation] using a crude source model based on CMT solution.
* [http://gerris.dalembert.upmc.fr/gatm/index.php?id=usc0001xgp-subfaults Refined simulation] using a detailed seismic inversion. * [http://gerris.dalembert.upmc.fr/gatm/index.php?id=usc0001xgp-subfaults Refined simulation] using a detailed seismic inversion.
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 +== Inundation maps ==
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 +These maps were generated directly from the results of the [http://gerris.dalembert.upmc.fr/gatm/index.php?id=usc0001xgp-subfaults refined simulation]. The spatial resolution in flooded areas is automatically adapted down to ~500 m. Note that the topography is defined using the ETOPO-1 data (1 arcminute i.e. ~1.8 km). The results below could be improved using higher-resolution topographic data (e.g. STRM).
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 +In all Gerris results, the colorscale encodes the log of the maximum wave elevation reached over 5 hours.
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 +{| align="center"
 +|+ Comparison between RADARSAT-2 [http://www.unitar.org/unosat/node/44/1549 satellite map of standing water bodies] (from 12th march 2011) and Gerris results. Sendai area, Miyagi prefecture.
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 +| [[Image:UNOSAT-sendai.jpg|thumb|350px|center|Satellite]]
 +| [[Image:sendai.png|thumb|200px|center|Gerris]]
 +|}
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 +{| align="center"
 +|+ Comparison between [http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/rwb.nsf/db900SID/RKRR-8EZP8P?OpenDocument&rc=3&emid=EQ-2011-000028-JPN JRC HyFlux2 model results] and Gerris results. Wider Sendai area, Miyagi prefecture.
 +|-
 +| [[Image:JRC-sendai2.png|thumb|300px|center|JRC HyFlux2]]
 +| [[Image:sendai2.png|thumb|275px|center|Gerris]]
 +|}
 +
 +{| align="center"
 +|+ Comparison between [http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/rwb.nsf/db900SID/RKRR-8EZP8P?OpenDocument&rc=3&emid=EQ-2011-000028-JPN JRC HyFlux2 model results] and Gerris results. Tokai area.
 +|-
 +| [[Image:JRC-tokai.png|thumb|190px|center|JRC HyFlux2]]
 +| [[Image:tokai.png|thumb|200px|center|Gerris]]
 +|}
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Inundation maps

These maps were generated directly from the results of the refined simulation. The spatial resolution in flooded areas is automatically adapted down to ~500 m. Note that the topography is defined using the ETOPO-1 data (1 arcminute i.e. ~1.8 km). The results below could be improved using higher-resolution topographic data (e.g. STRM).

In all Gerris results, the colorscale encodes the log of the maximum wave elevation reached over 5 hours.

Comparison between RADARSAT-2 satellite map of standing water bodies (from 12th march 2011) and Gerris results. Sendai area, Miyagi prefecture.
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Comparison between JRC HyFlux2 model results and Gerris results. Wider Sendai area, Miyagi prefecture.
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Comparison between JRC HyFlux2 model results and Gerris results. Tokai area.
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