Tsunami Science and Engineering
by Valentin Heller (ed.)
Publisher: MDPI AG 2016
Number of pages: 332
Despite a significant increase in research activities after the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, there certainly can be -- and needs to be -- more research with the aim to reduce the destruction caused by tsunamis to us and our environment.
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