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    • Anak Krakatoa Tsunami.mov - Duration: 5 minutes, 44 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      • 7,669 views
      On December 22, 2018 a large portion of the volcano Anak Krakatoa fell into the sea, generating a deadly tsunami. This video presents physics-based simulations of the collapse and wave.
    • Stava Mine Disaster.mov - Duration: 5 minutes, 59 seconds.

      • 6 months ago
      • 2,369 views
      In 1985 two large mine tailing dams collapsed above the village of
      Stava Italy. 268 people were killed. This is a numerical simulation of the debris flow.
    • Atomic Tsunami.mov - Duration: 5 minutes, 54 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 12,611 views
      During World War II, scientists considered the possibility of using "Explosion Tsunami as Weapon". One small aspect of the 1946 Baker Atomic Test in Bikini Lagoon was to test this idea. Turns ou...
    • Tsunami New Zealand.mov - Duration: 4 minutes, 42 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 48,139 views
      Scientists now think that a major tsunami earthquake will someday strike the east coast of New Zealand. This is a physics-based simulation of that wave.
    • Oroville Dam Failure Simulations.mov - Duration: 5 minutes, 7 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 19,172 views
      This video shows physics-based simulations of failures of Oroville Dam, California. The failures include both total and partial collapses of the Dam and Spillway. Flood speed, depth and inundation...
    • Boston Molasses Flood.mov - Duration: 7 minutes, 20 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 23,482 views
      This is a physics-based simulation of Boston's Molasses Flood of 1919. A storage tank ruptured in Boston's North End releasing 2.3 million gallons of molasses that killed 21 people.
    • Nuuanu (Hawaii) Mega Tsunami.mov - Duration: 5 minutes, 11 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 440,526 views
      1.5 Million Years ago, a 5000 cubic km piece of NE Oahu Hawaii fell into the sea. This computer simulation models a similar event on today's topography. A mega tsunami over 500 meters tall is prod...
    • Aleutian MegaQuake.mov - Duration: 5 minutes, 44 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 18,559 views
      Scientists recently set the odds of a magnitude 9+ earthquake in the Aleutian Islands at 9% in the next 50 years. This movie runs computer simulations of the earthquake tsunami and its effects on H...
    • Bento Rodrigues Mine Disaster.mov - Duration: 5 minutes, 17 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 230,570 views
      On November 5, 2015 a dam holding 70 million cubic meters of waste mine material and water burst in the State of Minas Gerais Brazil. The toxic flood laid waste to the town of Bento Rodrigues just...
    • Fogo Mega Tsunami.mov - Duration: 5 minutes, 28 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 557,504 views
      A large piece of Fogo Volcano, Cape Verde Islands, fell into the sea 73 thousand years ago and produced a Mega Tsunami many hundreds of meters high. We know this because huge boulders displaced by...
    • Fiord Tsunami.mov - Duration: 4 minutes, 44 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 47,640 views
      Rockfalls and the waves that they generate are a real and present hazard in Norway's fiord country. The leading candidate for the next rockfall disaster is Aknerneset – nicknamed “The Fjell of Dea...
    • Madison Canyon Landslide (1959).mov - Duration: 4 minutes, 53 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 8,184 views
      In 1959 a M=7.1 earthquake struck near Hebgen Lake, Montana. It parented a huge landslide that blocked the Madison River and created a new lake that endangered down slope populations. This is a phy...
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    • Gibraltar Breach.mov - Duration: 4 minutes, 23 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 1,149,519 views
      Six million years ago, the Mediterranean Sea nearly dried up during what is called the "Messinian Salinity Crisis". This movie shows a physics-based computer simulation of the breach of Gibraltar a...
    • Tsunami Krakatoa.mov - Duration: 4 minutes, 2 seconds.

      • 7 years ago
      • 827,691 views
      This movie shows a physics-based computer simulation of the 1883 Krakatoa eruption, lateral blast, pyroclastic flow and tsunami.
      For more tsunami information visit http://es.ucsc.edu/~ward.
    • Chicxulub Tsunami.mov - Duration: 4 minutes, 8 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      • 794,654 views
      This movie shows a physics-based computer simulation of the tsunami generated by
      the impact of the Chicxulub asteroid 65 million years ago. This asteroid impact is thought to responsible for the e...
    • La Palma Mega Tsunami.mov - Duration: 4 minutes, 3 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      • 687,644 views
      This movie shows a physics-based computer simulation of a Mega Tsunami generated by a flank collapse of La Palma, Canary Islands. The movie focuses on the maximum expected runup of the waves on th...
    • Fogo Mega Tsunami.mov - Duration: 5 minutes, 28 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 557,504 views
      A large piece of Fogo Volcano, Cape Verde Islands, fell into the sea 73 thousand years ago and produced a Mega Tsunami many hundreds of meters high. We know this because huge boulders displaced by...
    • Mega-Tsunami: Lake Tahoe.mov - Duration: 3 minutes, 42 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 441,705 views
      This movie shows a physics-based computer simulation of a Mega Tsunami that
      occurred in Lake Tahoe about forty thousand years ago. The tsunami parented from a massive landslide on the Lake's west...
    • Nuuanu (Hawaii) Mega Tsunami.mov - Duration: 5 minutes, 11 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 440,526 views
      1.5 Million Years ago, a 5000 cubic km piece of NE Oahu Hawaii fell into the sea. This computer simulation models a similar event on today's topography. A mega tsunami over 500 meters tall is prod...
    • Mega Tsunami: Hawaii.mov - Duration: 4 minutes, 3 seconds.

      • 7 years ago
      • 291,782 views
      This movie shows a physics-based computer simulation of a Kilauea Flank Collapse landslide and Mega Tsunami. Local wave heights exceed 300 meters. Such events happen in Hawaii about every 200,000 ...
    • Bento Rodrigues Mine Disaster.mov - Duration: 5 minutes, 17 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 230,570 views
      On November 5, 2015 a dam holding 70 million cubic meters of waste mine material and water burst in the State of Minas Gerais Brazil. The toxic flood laid waste to the town of Bento Rodrigues just...
    • St. Francis Dam Disaster.mov - Duration: 4 minutes, 5 seconds.

      • 8 years ago
      • 228,096 views
      This is a physics-based simulation of the 1928 St. Francis Dam
      failure and flood. In combination with field observations, physics-based simulations of past disasters help scientists and enginee...
    • Vaiont-FlyBy.mov - Duration: 2 minutes, 14 seconds.

      • 9 years ago
      • 213,020 views
      "Fly By" over the 1963 Vaiont Dam disaster. This is a physics-based simulation of the landslide and flood, not an artistic recreation. Source http://es.ucsc.edu/~ward .
      - Scientific Paper here...
    • Dam Break: Lake Isabella.mov - Duration: 4 minutes, 1 second.

      • 7 years ago
      • 189,918 views
      This movie shows a physics-based computer simulation of dam failure at Lake Isabella,
      Kern County, California. Lake Isabella Dam is called by some, the most dangerous dam in California. Bakersfiel...
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