Kerry Sieh

Summary

Affiliation: California Institute of Technology
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sumatran megathrust earthquakes: from science to saving lives
    Kerry Sieh
    Tectonics Observatory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 91125, USA
    Philos Trans A Math Phys Eng Sci 364:1947-63. 2006
  2. pmc Tsunami inundation modeling for western Sumatra
    José C Borrero
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 2531, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:19673-7. 2006

Collaborators

  • José C Borrero
  • Mohamed Chlieh
  • Costas E Synolakis

Detail Information

Publications2

  1. ncbi request reprint Sumatran megathrust earthquakes: from science to saving lives
    Kerry Sieh
    Tectonics Observatory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 91125, USA
    Philos Trans A Math Phys Eng Sci 364:1947-63. 2006
    ..Such steps could save hundreds and thousands of lives in the coastal cities and offshore islands of western Sumatra, and have general applicability to strategies for helping the developing nations to deal with natural hazards...
  2. pmc Tsunami inundation modeling for western Sumatra
    José C Borrero
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 2531, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:19673-7. 2006
    ..Our models of historical and future tsunamis confirm a substantial exposure of coastal Sumatran communities to tsunami surges. Potential losses could be as great as those that occurred in Aceh in 2004...