Recent Submissions

  • Análisis de Registros de Tsunamis anteriores a 1969 observados en la estación de Puntarenas 

    Chacon-Barrantes, Silvia; Murillo Gutiérrez, Anthony; Rivera Cerdas, Fabio (IV Congreso Nacional de Gestión del Riesgo y Adaptación al Cambio Climático, Heredia, 10 y 11 de octubre 2018, 2018)
    Los mareógrafos de Puntarenas, Quepos y Limón fueron instalados en la década de 1940 como una colaboración entre el Instituto Geográfico Nacional (IGN) y la Agencia Nacional Atmosférica y Oceanográfica de los Estados Unidos ...
  • Gestionando el riesgo por tsunami desde las comunidades 

    Chacon-Barrantes, Silvia; Rivera Cerdas, Fabio (IV Congreso Nacional de Gestión del Riesgo y Adaptación al Cambio Climático, Heredia 10 y 11 de octubre 2018, 2018)
    En caso de que la Comisión Nacional de Prevención de Riesgos y Atención de Emergencias (CNE) declare alerta por tsunami, las personas que se encuentran zonas de riesgo deben evacuar antes de la llegada de la primera ola. ...
  • Tsunami Threat Assessment for the North and Central Pacific Coast of Costa Rica 

    Chacon-Barrantes, Silvia (Seismological Research Letters, 2018)
    A joint international conference of the Seismological Society of America (SSA) and the Latin American and Caribbean Seismological Commission (LACSC) will be held in Miami, Florida on 14 – 17 May 2018. The conference is the ...
  • Numerical Simulation of Several Tectonic Tsunami Sources at the Caribbean Basin 

    Chacon-Barrantes, Silvia; Lopez-Venegas, Alberto; Macías, Jorge; Zamora, Natalia (2016)
    According to the NGDC/WDS Global Historical Tsunami Database, the Caribbean Sea has experienced more than 100 historical tsunamis. The most recent tsunami observed in this basin was caused by the 2010 Haity Mw 7.0 earthquake ...
  • Modeling the Tsunami Potential along the Pacific Coast of Central America 

    Chacon-Barrantes, Silvia (2018)
    Along the Pacific of Central America the Cocos plate subducts beneath the Caribbean plate, at the Middle America Trench (MAT). There are no records of mega earthquakes originated there; probably associated to the low ...
  • Caribbean and Adjacent Regions Tsunami Sources and Models (CATSAM) Map Viewer 

    Chacon-Barrantes, Silvia; Arcos, Nicolas; VARNER, JESSE; López, Alberto M. (2018)
    Since 2011, UNESCO - Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) Experts Meetings and CaribeWave exercises have resulted in a variety of tsunami models of credible scenarios that would impact the Caribbean and adjacent ...
  • Tsunamis from Tectonic Sources along Caribbean Plate Boundaries 

    Chacon-Barrantes, Silvia (2015)
    The Caribbean region, home to more than 100 million people, has seen for the last 500 years at Least 75 documented tsunamis (von Hillebrandt-Andrade, 2013). It has been estimated that more than 4500 people have perished ...