EXERCISE: 2019 IAA Planetary Defence Conference - Day 5 Scenario

Mark Rousell markr at signal100.com
Wed May 8 23:03:31 UTC 2019

On 08/05/2019 02:44, Sean Donelan wrote:
> Of course, any fictional scenario is more likely to hit an ocean or
> miss the planet. But that makes for a dull exercise.

An ocean impact needn't be boring. It would potentially create
megatsunamis over a possibly wide area on multiple coasts. Even cities
away from coasts but on rivers could be affected.

A large ocean impactor could even damage undersea cables.

Mark Rousell

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