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Tsunami Catalogues

Link to catalogs available in pdf format. Each lists tsunamis for particular regions of the world, for various time frames.

Molina, Enrique. Tsunami catalogue for Central America 1539-1996.  Reduction of natural disasters in Central America.  Universitas Bergensis Technical Report No. II 1-04. Bergen, Norway: Institute of Solid Earth Physics, University of Bergen, July 1997.
Note: Covers both the Atlantic and Pacific events.
PDF (3.09 MB) 

Everingham, I B. Tsunamis in Fiji.  Suva, Fiji: Fiji Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Mineral Resources Department, 1984.
Note: Includes catalog of tsunamis in the Tonga-Fiji-New Hebrides region, 1853-1981 (Table 1); Tsunamis recorded in Fiji, 1877-1977 (Table 2); maps of earthquake occurrences in the Fiji region; microseismicity of southeastern Viti Levu; and tsunami travel time maps to Suva. Includes tide gauge record of 23 June 1977 and references.
PDF (695 KB)

Berninghausen, William H. Tsunamis and seismic seiches reported from the western north and south Atlantic and the coastal waters of Northwestern Europe. Informal Report No. 68-85. Washington D.C.: Naval Oceanographic Office; Sep. 1968.
PDF (2.60 MB)

Pararas-Carayannis, George and Bonnie Dong. Catalog of tsunamis in the Samoan Islands. International Tsunami Information Center; 1980 June.
PDF (2.58 MB)

Lander, James F and Patricia A. Lockridge. United States tsunamis  (including United States possessions) : 1690-1988. U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service, National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC). Boulder, Colo: NGDC; 1989 Aug; v. Publication 41-2.
URL:  http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/seg/hazard/tsupub/pub41-2.pdf

Walker, Daniel A. Tsunami facts. School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, University of Hawaii; March 1994 (SOEST-94-03) SOEST Technical Report 94-03.
URL: http://www.soest.hawaii.edu/Library/Daniel_Walker.pdf

Iida, Kumizi; Cox, Doak C., and George Pararas-Carayannis.  Preliminary catalog of tsunamis occurring in the Pacific Ocean.  [Honolulu]: Hawaii Institute of Geophysics, University of Hawaii; 1967; Data report no. 5, Institute of Geophysics ; v. HIG-67-10.
URL:  http://www.soest.hawaii.edu/Library/Tsunami%20Reports/Iida_et_al.pdf

Soloviev, S. L.; Go, Chan Nam, and  Kh. S. Kim.  Catalog of tsunamis in the Pacific : 1969-1982 .  Moscow: Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Soviet Geophysical Committee, Results of Researches on the International Geophysical Projects; 1992Results of researches on the international geophysical projects.Note: Title on added t.p.:Katalog etisunami v Tikhom okeane, Translated from Russian by Amerind Publishing Co., New Delhi, 1988.
URL:  http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/seg/hazard/tsupub/catalog_tsunamis_pacific_1969_1982.pdf

Lander, James F.; Whiteside, Lowell S., and Patricia A. Lockridge. Two decades of global tsunamis : 1982-2002,  Science of Tsunami Hazards,  2003; 21:1, pp. 3-88.
URL:  http://www-sci.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/osap/projects/tsunami/js/decades.pdf


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