• 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. ...
    • Arctic Report Card 2021: Glacier and Permafrost Hazards 

      Wolken, Gabriel J.; Liljedahl, Anne K.; Brubaker, Michael; Coe, J.A.; Fiske, G.; Christiansen, Hanne H; Jacquemart, Mylene; Jones, Benjamin M.; Kääb, Andreas; Løvholt, Finn; Natali, Sue; Rudy, Ashley C A; Streletskiy, D. (Research report, 2021)
    • Building vibration induced by sonic boom - field test in Russia 

      Norén-Cosgriff, Karin; Belyaev, Ivan; Løvholt, Finn (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Infrasound and audible sound at very low frequency from sources such as military aircrafts, explosions and wind mills can induce building vibration involving both rattling and whole-body vibration strong enough to cause ...
    • 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)
    • Granular porous landslide tsunami modelling – the 2014 Lake Askja flank collapse 

      Rauter, Matthias; Viroulet, Sylvain; Gylfadóttir, Sigríður Sif; Fellin, Wolfgang; Løvholt, Finn (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
      Subaerial landslides and volcano flank collapses can generate tsunamis with devastating consequences. The lack of comprehensive models incorporating both the landslide and the wave mechanics represents a gap in providing ...
    • 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 2018 Anak Krakatoa Flank Collapse and Tsunami: Effect of Landslide Failure Mechanism and Dynamics on Tsunami Generation 

      Zengaffinen, Thomas; Løvholt, Finn; Pedersen, Geir Kleivstul; Muhari, Abdul (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      The 2018 Anak Krakatoa volcano flank collapse generated a tsunami that impacted the Sunda Strait coastlines. In the absence of a tsunami early warning system, it caused several hundred fatalities. There are ongoing discussions ...
    • 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 ...
    • Numerical simulation of impulse wave generation by idealized landslides with OpenFOAM 

      Rauter, Matthias; Hosse, L.; Mulligan, Ryan P.; Take, W. A.; Løvholt, Finn (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Landslide tsunamis and impulse waves are hazardous events with severe socioeconomic impacts. A long standing problem with simulations of these events is the generation stage, where landslides and water interact. Depth-averaged ...
    • 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 Inference of Tsunami Uncertainties From Landslide Run-Out Observations 

      Zengaffinen, Thomas; Urgeles, R.; Løvholt, Finn (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)