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Year: 2005


140 pp

ISBN: 8175412313(HB)

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This book provides quick but meaningful information about occurrence and mechanism of Tsunami - a series of waves and nature's most deadly phenomenon. Tsunami, a newly coined word for a common man, shook eleven countries of the world on December 26, 2004 with its exceptional strength.

All the factors - volcanic eruption, earthquake, meteor impact and the undersea land slides which may give birth to devastating Tsunami are explained in a lucid manner. Ideas about the prediction of earthquake, volcanic eruption, Indian scientists prediction Tsunami based on their astronomical calculations, warning signals and protective measures etc. are discussed, and recent Indonesian Tsunami is focussed in the book.

The book may be found useful by the readers.

Rs 350
US$ 20

About Author

Suvshish Mukhopadhyay (b.1963), M.E., is a mentor of Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics in the Pune Institute of Engineering and Technology, Pune. He obtained his B.E. Civil degree from the National Institute of Technology, Durgapur in 1986 and obtained M.E. Hydraulics from the B.E. College, Shibpur in 1989. He has to his credit numbers of technical papers, articles and two books. At present he is a member of the International Commission for Large Dams. He is a member of the Board of Studies for Civil Engineering in the University of Pune, Pune.


Introduction to Tsunami

The Theory of Plate Tectonics
Alfred Wegener's model
Robert S. Dietz and Harry H. Hess' Model.
The J. Tuzo Wilson model
A Combination of all the models.

Geographic Locations and factors influencing Tsunamis
Meteor Impact
Under Sea Landslides

Predictions of Earthquake and Volcanic eruption

Predictions of Indian scientists about Tsunami based on astronomy

The lost city of Atlantis and Mythology

Indian Ocean Earthquake Causing Tsunami 2004 - Some Details

Tribes of Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Tsunami Signals and Protection Measures.

Most Devastating Tsunamis --- An Account


Suvashish Mukhopadhyay is an Engineering faculty with specialization in Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics

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