New tsunami advisory warning - Japan

TR Shaw tshaw at oitc.com
Mon Mar 28 12:30:55 CDT 2011


On Mar 28, 2011, at 1:03 PM, Marshall Eubanks wrote:

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> On Mar 28, 2011, at 11:28 AM, Marshall Eubanks wrote:
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>> On Mar 28, 2011, at 10:57 AM, Gavin Pearce wrote:
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>>>> You guys forget a lot of folks on the list are working on cabling ships and off shore platforms, its not all about what happens on shore in this industry.
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>>> Valid point ... however in deep ocean, these things are pretty imperceptible. The effect on ships on the surface are nominal, and off shore platforms are (generally) built with these things in mind: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/27324535/ns/technology_and_science-innovation/
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>> Here is a video of the recent Japanese tsunami from a JCG ship in the the open ocean. The waves (@ ~4:20 and 6:40 into the video) caused them no trouble, but they were certainly not imperceptible. 
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> With the video :
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> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4XSBrrueVoQ&feature=player_embedded#at=19
 
Didn't show much and they were near the epicenter. 

My friend was on her 44' sailboat  about halfway between Galapagos and Easter Island went Chile's earthquake happened which caused a 10' tsunami in the Galapagos. They never noticed a thing.

Tom
Tom





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