Articles | Volume 21, issue 4
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 1229–1245, 2021
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 1229–1245, 2021

Research article 20 Apr 2021

Research article | 20 Apr 2021

An efficient two-layer landslide-tsunami numerical model: effects of momentum transfer validated with physical experiments of waves generated by granular landslides

Martin Franz et al.

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Short summary
A landslide-generated tsunami is a complex phenomenon that involves landslide dynamics, wave dynamics and their interaction. This phenomenon threatens numerous lives and infrastructures around the world. To assess this natural hazard, we developed an efficient numerical model able to simulate the landslide, the momentum transfer and the wave all at once. The good agreement between the numerical simulations and physical experiments validates our model and its novel momentum transfer approach.
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