Tsunami wave suppression using submarine barriers
a Department of Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
b Institute of Astronomy, Russian Academy of Sciences, ul. Pyatnitskaya 48, Moscow, 119017, Russian Federation
c Russian Research Centre ‘Kurchatov Institute’, Institute of Physics of Stochastic Structures, pl. Kurchatova 1, Moscow, 123182, Russian Federation
d Department of Geophysics and Planetary Sciences, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel
e School of Mechanical Engineering, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel
f Institute of computational mathematics and mathematical geophysics SB RAS, prosp. Akademika Lavrent'eva 6, Novosibirsk, 630090, Russian Federation
Submerged barriers, single or double, can be used to greatly reduce the devastating effect of a tsunami wave according to a research flume study conducted at Tel Aviv University.