Integration of Geographical Information System and Tsunami generation/propagation models in the Makran region (North of the Arabian Sea)

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Iranian National Institute of Oceangraphy and Atmospheric Science

Abstract

Two numerical models of tsunami generation/propagation have been run in the Makran region. These models are one of the necessary components in the warning systems in this region. The outputs of these models are not in regular international data model standards. In order to get the best result from these models, the models’ outputs must be managed in a database system. An ideal data management system for tsunami warning system has three essential parts included: data convertor, Geographical Information System (GIS) and Relational Database Management System (RDBMS). The schematics and properties of the proposed data management system have been shown in this paper. 3D, spatial, temporal and statistical analysis of tsunami models data exported to the proposed system based on GIS capabilities and data processing routines. Some examples of data analysis of tsunami propagation in the Makran region (north of the Arabian Sea) have been shown.

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