• A New Approximate Method for Quantifying Tsunami Maximum Inundation Height Probability 

      Glimsdal, Sylfest; Løvholt, Finn; Harbitz, Carl Bonnevie; Romano, F.; Lorito, S.; Orefice, S.; Brizuela, B.; Selva, J.; Hoechner, A.; Volpe, M.; Babeyko, A.; Tonini, R.; Wronna, M.; Omira, R. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Regional and global tsunami hazard analysis requires simplified and efficient methods for estimating the tsunami inundation height and its related uncertainty. One such approach is the amplification factor (AF) method. ...
    • Coastal inundation multi-hazard analysis for a construction site in Malaysia 

      Harbitz, Carl Bonnevie; Kaiser, Gunilla; Glimsdal, Sylfest; Jaedicke, Christian; Vafeidis, A. T.; Gothlich, Stephan E.; Høydal, Øyvind Armand; Løvholt, Finn; Farrokh, Nadim (Journal article, 2015)
      Establishment of new manufacturing sites in high-technology industries requires considerable investments. These investments need to be safeguarded against the impacts of natural hazards. The March 2011 Tohoku earthquake ...
    • Dispersion of tsunamis: does it really matter? 

      Glimsdal, Sylfest; Pedersen, Geir Kleivstul; Harbitz, Carl Bonnevie; Løvholt, Finn (Journal article, 2013)
      This article focuses on the effect of dispersion in the field of tsunami modeling. Frequency dispersion in the linear long-wave limit is first briefly discussed from a theoretical point of view. A single parameter, denoted ...
    • Earthquake related tsunami hazard along the western coast of Thailand 

      Løvholt, Finn; Bungum, Hilmar; Harbitz, Carl Bonnevie; Glimsdal, Sylfest; Lindholm, Conrad D.; Pedersen, Geir Kleivstul (Journal article, 2006)
      The primary background for the present study was a project to assist the authorities in Thailand with development of plans for how to deal with the future tsunami risk in both short and long term perspectives, in the wake ...
    • Effects of rotational submarine slump dynamics on tsunami-genesis – new insight from idealized models and the 1929 Grand Banks event 

      Zengaffinen, Thomas; Løvholt, Finn; Pedersen, Geir Kleivstul; Harbitz, Carl Bonnevie (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Sediment slumps are known to have generated important tsunamis such as the 1998 Papua New Guinea (PNG) and the 1929 Grand Banks events. Tsunami modellers commonly use solid blocks with short run-out distances to simulate ...
    • Emerging insights into the dynamics of submarine debris flows 

      Elverhøi, Anders; Issler, Dieter; De Blasio, Fabio V.; Ilstad, Trygve; Harbitz, Carl Bonnevie; Gauer, Peter (Journal article, 2005)
      Recent experimental and theoretical work on the dynamics of submarine debris flows is summarized. Hydroplaning was first discovered in laboratory flows and later shown to likely occur in natural debris flows as well. It ...
    • Impacts of extreme weather events on transport infrastructure in Norway 

      Frauenfelder, Regula; Solheim, Anders; Isaksen, Ketil; Romstad, Bård; Dyrrdal, Anita Verpe; Ekseth, Kristine; Skaland, Reidunn Gangstø; Harbitz, Alf; Harbitz, Carl Bonnevie; Haugen, Jan Erik; Hygen, Hans Olav; Haakenstad, Hilde; Jaedicke, Christian; Jónsson, Árni; Klæboe, Ronny; Ludvigsen, Johanna; Meyer, Nele Kristin; Rauken, Trude; Sverdrup-Thygeson, Kjetil (Journal article, 2016)
    • Modeling propagation and inundation of the 11 March 2011 Tohoku tsunami 

      Løvholt, Finn; Kaiser, Gunilla; Glimsdal, Sylfest; Scheele, Lasse; Harbitz, Carl Bonnevie; Pedersen, Geir Kleivstul (Journal article, 2012)
      On 11 March 2011 the Tohoku tsunami devastated the east coast of Japan, claiming thousands of casualties and destroying coastal settlements and infrastructure. In this paper tsunami generation, propagation, and inundation ...
    • Modelling the 1929 Grand Banks slump and landslide tsunami 

      Løvholt, Finn; Schulten, Irena; Mosher, David; Harbitz, Carl Bonnevie; Krastel, Sebastian (Chapter, 2018)
      On 18 November 1929, an Mw 7.2 earthquake occurred south of Newfoundland, displacing >100 km3 of sediment volume that evolved into a turbidity current. The resulting tsunami was recorded across the Atlantic and caused ...
    • On the characteristics of landslide tsunamis 

      Løvholt, Finn; Pedersen, Geir Kleivstul; Harbitz, Carl Bonnevie; Glimsdal, Sylfest; Kim, Jihwan (Journal article, 2015)
      This review presents modelling techniques and processes that govern landslide tsunami generation, with emphasis on tsunamis induced by fully submerged landslides. The analysis focuses on a set of representative examples ...
    • On the landslide tsunami uncertainty and hazard 

      Løvholt, Finn; Glimsdal, Sylfest; Harbitz, Carl Bonnevie (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Landslides are the second most frequent tsunami source worldwide. However, their complex and diverse nature of origin combined with their infrequent event records make prognostic modelling challenging. In this paper, we ...
    • Probabilistic Tsunami Hazard Analysis (PTHA): multiple sources and global applications 

      Grezio, Anita; Babeyko, Andrey; Baptista, Maria Ana; Behrens, Jörn; Costa, Antonio; Davies, Gareth; Geist, Eric; Glimsdal, Sylfest; Gonzáles, Frank; Griffin, Jonathan; Harbitz, Carl Bonnevie; LeVeque, Randall J.; Lorito, Stefano; Løvholt, Finn; Omira, Rachid; Mueller, Christof; Paris, Raphaël; Parsons, Tom; Polet, Jascha; Power, William; Selva, Jacopo; Sørensen, Mathilde B.; Thio, Hong Kie (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
      Applying probabilistic methods to infrequent but devastating natural events is intrinsically challenging. For tsunami analyses, a suite of geophysical assessments should be in principle evaluated because of the different ...
    • Risk assessment and design of prevention structures for enhanced tsunami disaster resilience (RAPSODI) - Euro-Japan collaboration 

      Harbitz, Carl Bonnevie; Nakamura, Y.; Arikawa, T.; Baykal, C.; Dogan, G.G.; Frauenfelder, Regula; Glimsdal, Sylfest; Guler, H.G.; Issler, Dieter; Kaiser, Gunilla; Kânoǧlu, U.; Kisacik, D.; Kortenhaus, A.; Løvholt, Finn; Maruyama, Y.; Sassa, S.; Sharghivand, N.; Strusinska-Correia, A.; Tarakcloglu, G.O.; Yalciner, A.C. (Journal article, 2016)
      The 2011 Tōhoku event showed the massive destruction potential of tsunamis. The Euro-Japan “Risk assessment and design of prevention structures for enhanced tsunami disaster resilience (RAPSODI)” project aimed at using ...
    • Stochastic analysis of tsunami runup due to heterogeneous coseismic slip and dispersion 

      Løvholt, Finn; Pedersen, Geir Kleivstul; Bazin, Sara; Kühn, Daniela; Bredesen, Rolv Erlend; Harbitz, Carl Bonnevie (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2012)
      Most tsunami models apply dislocation models that assume uniform slip over the entire fault plane, followed by standard analytical models based on Volterra's theory of elastic dislocations for the seabed deformation. In ...
    • The 2014 Lake Askja rockslide-induced tsunami: Optimization of numerical tsunami model using observed data 

      Gylfadottir, Sigridur Sif; Kim, Jihwan; Helgason, Jon Kristinn; Brynjólfsson, Sveinn; Höskuldsson, Ármann; Jóhannesson, Tómas; Harbitz, Carl Bonnevie; Løvholt, Finn (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
      A large rockslide was released from the inner Askja caldera into Lake Askja, Iceland, on 21 July 2014. Upon entering the lake, it caused a large tsunami that traveled about ∼3 km across the lake and inundated the shore ...
    • The 29th January 2014 submarine landslide at Statland, Norway—landslide dynamics, tsunami generation, and run-up 

      Glimsdal, Sylfest; L'Heureux, Jean-Sébastien; Harbitz, Carl Bonnevie; Løvholt, Finn (Journal article, 2016)
      A coastal landslide occurred at Statland, Namdalseid county, mid-Norway, on January 29, 2014, and generated a local tsunami. Neither the landslide nor the tsunami resulted in severe casualties, but the landslide tsunami ...
    • The landslide tsunami at Statland, mid-Norway January 2014 

      Glimsdal, Sylfest; L'Heureux, Jean-Sébastien; Harbitz, Carl Bonnevie; Løvholt, Finn (Lecture, 2015)
    • Tsunami generation by potential, partially submerged rockslides in an abandoned open-pit mine: The case of Black Lake, Québec, Canada 

      Leblanc, Jonathan; Turmel, Dominique; Locat, Jacques; Harbitz, Carl Bonnevie; Løvholt, Finn; Kim, Jihwan; Grenon, Martin; Locat, Ariane (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
      The Black Lake rockslide is located on the east wall of an open pit mine initially operated by LAB Chrysotile near Thetford Mines, Québec. Movements were observed in July 2012 when a volume of 20 M m³ was mobilized, ...
    • Tsunami generation due to submerged blocks and deformable landslides involving retrogression 

      Løvholt, Finn; Kim, Jihwan; Harbitz, Carl Bonnevie; Pedersen, Geir Kleivstul (Lecture, 2015)
    • Verdens vakreste – og farligste? – fjord 

      Harbitz, Carl Bonnevie (Journal article, 2015)
      Spillefilmen Bølgen av Roar Uthaug er blitt en gedigen kinosuksess. Den er solgt til over 100 land og valgt som Norges Oscar-bidrag 2016. Handlingen tar utgangspunkt i et tenkt scenario, der et stort skred fra fjellet ...