Southeastern Section - 62nd Annual Meeting (20-21 March 2013)

T5. Caribbean Earthquakes and Tsunamis

Session No. 25
Thursday, 21 March 2013: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Caribe Hilton Salón Tropical

T5. Caribbean Earthquakes and Tsunamis

GSA Structural Geology and Tectonics Division; GSA Geophysics Division

 

Alberto López, Brian Atwater and Christa von Hillebrandt, Presiding
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Start Time
 
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM
EXPLORATION OF THE PUERTO RICO TRENCH AND MUERTOS TROUGH WITH UNTETHERED FREE-VEHICLES
SCHMIDT, Wilford1, JIMENEZ, Manuel2, VEGA ORTIZ, Armando2, and TORRADO DIAS, Jesus2, (1) Marine Sciences, University of Puerto Rico, PO BOX 9000, Mayaguez, PR 00681, wilford.schmidt@upr.edu, (2) Computer and Electrical Engineering, University of Puerto Rico, PO Box 9000, Mayaguez, PR 00681
8:25 AM
COMMUNICATING WITH CONGRESS
WHITE, Kasey, Director for Geoscience Policy, Geological Society of America, 1200 New York Avenue, NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20005, kwhite@geosociety.org
8:45 AM
CURRENT KINEMATICS OF THE NORTHEASTERN CARIBBEAN FROM A COMPREHENSIVE GPS SOLUTION
SYMITHE, Steeve, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, ssymithe@purdue.edu and CALAIS, Eric, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47906
9:05 AM
EVIDENCE FOR LATE QUATERNARY FAULTING OF THE SOUTH-CENTRAL COASTAL PLAIN OF PUERTO RICO
REDWINE, Joanna1, DEROUIN, Sarah A.2, PIETY, Lucille A.2, and KLINGER, Ralph E.1, (1) Bureau of Reclamation, Seismotectonics and Geophysics Group, P.O. Box 25007, 86-68330, Denver, CO 80225, jredwine@usbr.gov, (2) Bureau of Reclamation, Seismotectonics and Geophysics Group, P.O. Box 25007, 86-68330, Denver, CO 80225
9:25 AM
UNESCO IOC TSUNAMI AND OTHER COASTAL HAZARDS WARNING SYSTEM FOR THE CARIBBEAN AND ADJACENT REGIONS
VON HILLEBRANDT, Christa, NOAA, National Weather Service, 259 Alfonso Valdés, Res. 1B and 2A, Mayaguez, PR 00680, christa.vonh@noaa.gov and ALIAGA, Bernardo, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, UNESCO, Paris, France
 
9:45 AM
Break
10:05 AM
REAL-TIME TSUNAMI FORECASTING FOR THE CARIBBEAN REGION
WHITMORE, Paul1, WEINSTEIN, Stuart2, KNIGHT, William1, WANG, Dailin2, MCCREERY, Charles2, and GATELY, Kara1, (1) West Coast & Alaska Tsunami Warning Center, NOAA/NWS, 910 S. Felton Street, Palmer, AK 99645, paul.whitmore@noaa.gov, (2) Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, NOAA/NWS
10:25 AM
TSUNAMIS TRIGGERED BY THE 12 JANUARY 2010 HAITI EARTHQUAKE
FRITZ, Hermann M.1, HILLAIRE, Jean Vilmond2, MOLIÈRE, Emanuel3, MOHAMMED, Fahad1, and WEI, Yong4, (1) School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 210 Technology Circle, Savannah, GA 31407, fritz@gatech.edu, (2) Université Quisqueya, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, (3) Ecole Nationale de Géologie Appliquée, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, (4) NOAA/Pmel, 7600 Sand Point Way N.E, Seatte, WA 98115-6349
10:45 AM
ADVANCED TSUNAMI NUMERICAL SIMULATIONS OF THE PUERTO RICO OCTOBER 11, 1918 MONA PASSAGE TSUNAMI
HORRILLO, Juan, Maritime Systems Engineering, Texas A&M University at Galveston, 200 seawolf Parkway, Galveston, TX 77553, horrillj@tamug.edu, LÓPEZ, Alberto, Department of Geology, University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez, Call Box 9000, Mayagüez, PR 00681, HUÉRFANO, Victor, Puerto Rico Seismic Network, University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez, Call Box 9000, Mayagüez, PR 00681, and MERCADO, Aurelio, Department of Marine Sciences, University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez, Call Box 9000, Mayagüez, PR 00681
11:05 AM
NUMERICAL SIMULATIONS OF SEVERAL SCENARIOS OF EARTHQUAKE-GENERATED TSUNAMI WAVE IN THE VICINITY OF GUADELOUPE ARCHIPELAGO: EFFECT OF THE MARIE-GALANTE GRABEN ON THE WAVE PROPAGATION
DONDIN, Frederic Jean-Yves1, DORVILLE, Jean-François Marc2, LEBRUN, Jean-Frederic3, MARCAILLOU, Boris3, and ZAMI, Fabienne3, (1) The Seismic Research Centre, The University of the West Indies, Gordon Street, St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, fredericdondin@gmail.com, (2) Physics Department, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, The University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica, (3) EA4098 LaRGe, Labo. de Rech. en Géosciences, Université des Antilles et de la Guyane, Campus de Fouillole, Pointe-à -Pitre, 97159, Guadeloupe
11:25 AM
TSUNAMIS ON THE ABC ISLANDS – DISCREPANCIES BETWEEN THE HISTORICAL RECORD AND GEOLOGICAL ARCHIVES
ENGEL, Max1, BRÜCKNER, Helmut1, SCHEFFERS, Anja2, FRENZEL, Peter3, FÜRSTENBERG, Sascha3, KELLETAT, Dieter1, MAY, S. Matthias1, and WENNRICH, Volker4, (1) Institute of Geography, University of Cologne, Albertus-Magnus-Platz, Cologne, 50923, Germany, max.engel@uni-koeln.de, (2) Southern Cross GeoScience, Southern Cross University, P.O. Box 157, Lismore, NSW 2480, Australia, (3) Institut fuer Geowissenschaften, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Burgweg 11, Jena, 07749, Germany, (4) Institute of Geology and Mineralogy, University of Cologne, Albertus-Magnus-Platz, Cologne, 50923, Germany
 
11:45 AM
Concluding Remarks
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