&size(18){Tohoku Earthquake Tsunami Information};

&size(28){The 2011 Tohoku Earthquake Tsunami Joint Survey Group};

At 14:46 local time on March 11, 2011, a magnitude 9.0 earthquake occurred off the coast of northeast Japan. This earthquake caused a tsunami which attacked Japan as well as a wide range of localities around the Pacific Ocean. This site provides information following the 2011 Tohoku Pacific Ocean Tsunami and is maintained by the Coastal Engineering Committee of the Japan Society of Civil Engineers.


- [[Field survey results in Japanese:http://www.coastal.jp/ttjt/index.php?%E7%8F%BE%E5%9C%B0%E8%AA%BF%E6%9F%BB%E7%B5%90%E6%9E%9C]]

* Future survey plan [#f61d74d6]
- 2011/04/26 &color(red){UPDATE!: -UPDATE OF 26 APRIL 2011 ON POST-TSUNAMI SURVEYS IN TOHOKU-)};

- &ref(26April2011_ver2.pdf);


- &ref(note_29Mar2011_ver5.pdf);

- 2011/03/16 -Regarding decisions of the timing to start academic research on the Pacific coast of Northeast Japan (Fukushima, Miyagi, and Iwate prefectures-

- &ref(AdvisoryTsunamiSurveys.pdf);

- 2011/03/16 -Important notice for foreign researchers about field surveys in Tohoku and other area-

- &ref(110316note1.pdf);

- 2011/03/13 Please do not enter the Tohoku area because rescue activities are still ongoing. We will provide further information on this website

* Research and Information [#qfb4cdf2]

** Results of Tsunami Surveys [#z3a6b65e]
- The following figures show the latest results from all the Japanese Survey Teams. They include data collected from the Japanese Coastal Engineering Committee groups and other data provided by Japanese prefectural and local authorities (figures updated on the 5th July 2011). For more detailed information please refer to the Japanese pages (you need to have installed the fonts for East-Asian characters, and it is then possible to use google chrome to translate the webpage).

The map below was generated using google maps. To access the original files and view them in google earth, please refer to the Japanese pages of this website. If you have the East-Asian characters installed you can follow the following link and download the files http://www.coastal.jp/ttjt/index.php?%E7%8F%BE%E5%9C%B0%E8%AA%BF%E6%9F%BB%E7%B5%90%E6%9E%9C  (the relevant files are written in English script so it is quite clear what is to be downloaded). 


//- Google Earth KML file (last updated 2011/3/25):
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