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Science. 2005 Sep 23;309(5743):2045-8. Epub 2005 Aug 25.

The global reach of the 26 December 2004 Sumatra tsunami.

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  • 1Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, Washington 98115, USA. Vasily.Titov@noaa.gov


Numerical model simulations, combined with tide-gauge and satellite altimetry data, reveal that wave amplitudes, directionality, and global propagation patterns of the 26 December 2004 Sumatra tsunami were primarily determined by the orientation and intensity of the offshore seismic line source and subsequently by the trapping effect of mid-ocean ridge topographic waveguides.

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