• A Boussinesq type extension of the GeoClaw model - a study of wave breaking phenomena applying dispersive long wave models 

      Kim, Jihwan; Pedersen, Geir Kleivstul; Løvholt, Finn; LeVeque, Randall J. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
      The nonlinear shallow water model is widely used in the study of tsunami propagation, but an increasing number of studies are dedicated to the dispersion dynamics of tsunamis. If the wave dispersion becomes important, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Coupling of dispersive tsunami propagation and shallow water coastal response 

      Løvholt, Finn; Pedersen, Geir Kleivstul; Glimsdal, Sylfest (Journal article, 2010)
      The key issue of this article is the concept of combining a model dedicated to dispersive large scale propagation of tsunamis with ComMIT, developed and made freely available by NOAA, that is a state of the art tool for ...
    • 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 ...
    • Effect of Shallow Slip Amplification Uncertainty on Probabilistic Tsunami Hazard Analysis in Subduction Zones: Use of Long-Term Balanced Stochastic Slip Models 

      A., Scala; S., Lorito; F., Romano; S., Murphy; J., Selva; Basili, R.; Babeyko, A.; Herrero, A.; Hoechner, A.; Løvholt, Finn; Maesano, F.E.; Perfetti, P.; Tiberti, M.M.; Tonini, R.; Volpe, M.; Davies, G.; Festa, G.; Power, W.; Piatenesi, A.; Cirella, A. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      The complexity of coseismic slip distributions influences the tsunami hazard posed by local and, to a certain extent, distant tsunami sources. Large slip concentrated in shallow patches was observed in recent tsunamigenic ...
    • 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 ...
    • Estimation of hysteretic soil damping from laboratory measurements including strain accumulation 

      Løvholt, Finn; Johansson, Jörgen (NGI Rapport;20110087-01-R, Research report, 2014-05-12)
      The periodic forces due to wind, surface waves and swells on offshore installations such as offshore wind turbines lead to cyclic motion of the soil foundation. The damping properties of soils account for a part of the ...
    • Geophysical risk: tsunami 

      Papadopoulos, Gerassimos A.; Lorrito, Stefano; Løvholt, Finn; Rudloff, Alexander; Schindelé, François (Chapter, 2017)
    • Landslide Material Control on Tsunami Genesis ‐ The Storegga Slide and Tsunami (8100 y BP) 

      Kim, Jihwan; Løvholt, Finn; Issler, Dieter; Forsberg, Carl Fredrik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Tsunami generation from sub‐aqueous landslides is controlled by landslide kinematics, which in turn is governed by the material properties of the slide mass. Yet, the effect of the material properties on tsunami‐genesis ...
    • 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 ...
    • REDWIN – REDucing cost in offshore WINd by integrated structural and geotechnical design 

      Skau, Kristoffer Skjolden; Page, Ana M.; Kaynia, Amir M.; Løvholt, Finn; Norén-Cosgriff, Karin; Sturm, Hendrik; Andersen, H.S.; Nygaard, Tor Anders; Jostad, Hans Petter; Eiksund, Gudmund Reidar; Havmøller, O.; Strøm, P.; Eichler, D. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
      The cost of offshore wind energy production has to be reduced continuously to improve its competitiveness compared to other energy sources. To contribute to this goal, a 4- year research project REDWIN – REDucing cost of ...
    • 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 ...
    • Simulating low frequency sound transmission through walls and windows by a two-way coupled fluid structure interaction model 

      Løvholt, Finn; Norén-Cosgriff, Karin; Madshus, Christian; Ellingsen, Ståle Engvik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
      Aircraft, supersonic flights, blasts, and explosions emit sound with substantial energy below 100 Hz. When the low frequency sound is transmitted inside a building, it generates vibration and rattling that may lead to ...
    • Simulating run-up on steep slopes with operational Boussinesq models; capabilities, spurious effects and instabilities 

      Løvholt, Finn; Lynett, P.; Pedersen, Geir Kleivstul (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2013)