Tsunami generation of the Kocaeli Earthquake (August 17th 1999) in the Izmit Bay; coastal observations, bathymetry and seismic data
Yıldız Altınok, Bedri Alpar, Şükrü Ersoy, Ahmet Cevdet Yalçıner
University of Istanbul, Engineering Faculty, Avcılar, 34850, Istanbul, TURKEY
University of Istanbul, Institute of Marine Sciences and Management, Vefa, 34470, Istanbul, TURKEY
Middle East Technical University, Dept. of Civil Engineering, 06531, Ankara, Turkey and University of South California, Department of Civil Engineering 90089-2531 USA
In the present study, coastal field observations, detailed bathymetric data and analyses of single-channel, high resolution seismic reflection data are used to characterise tsunami generated during the Kocaeli Earthquake (August, 17th 1999) in the Izmit Bay.
Keywords: Tsunami generation, Izmit Bay, Marmara Sea, seismic