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An initial assessment of areas where landslides could enter the West Arm of Glacier Bay, Alaska and implications for tsunami hazards

August 7, 2019

Tsunamis generated by landslides in Glacier Bay are uncommon, but have potential to be extraordinarily destructive when they occur. This article identifies areas that are susceptible to landslides that could generate tsunamis and discusses approaches to characterize hazard and risk from these events.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2019
Title An initial assessment of areas where landslides could enter the West Arm of Glacier Bay, Alaska and implications for tsunami hazards
Authors Jeffrey A. Coe, Robert G. Schmitt, Erin Bessette-Kirton
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Alaska Park Science
Index ID 70204676
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Geologic Hazards Science Center; Geology and Geophysics Science Center