Lori Dengler*, José Borrero, Guy Gelfenbaum, Bruce Jaffe, Emile Okal, Modesto Ortiz, Vasily Titov, Roberto Anima, Luis Bernales Anticona, Sebastian Araya, Brandon Gomer, J. Gómez, Shun Ichi Koshimura, Gustavo Laos, Leonidas Ocala, Daniel Olcese, Robert Peters, Percy Colque Riega, David Rubin, Matthew SwenssonFernando Vegas

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The devastating effect of tsunami generated by the earthquake occurred in Peru was discussed. Peruvian and international tsunami field investigation teams were organized to study the nature and extent of the tsunami in the impacted area. It was found that the extent of inundation and the number of structures damaged or destroyed was significant but the loss to lifelines was lower than expected.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages30
Specialist publicationEarthquake Spectra
StatePublished - Jan 1 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology
  • Geophysics


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