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The Amazing Story of Qatar’s Tsunamis and Floods

Throughout its history, several tsunamis and floods have shaped Qatar's surface, coast and environment. These changes continue today, creating an ever-changing ecosystem.

Join us as we explore the origins of and mechanisms behind these unique phenomena and how they have shaped Qatar's development and identity.

Here is a list of books associated with the topic, available to our members through our online resource SpringerLink eBooks:

  1. Levin, Boris W., Nosov, Mikhail A. Physics of Tsunamis 
  2. Parsons, Anthony J., Abrahams, A. D. (Eds.): Geomorphology of Desert Environments
  3. Lace, Michael J., Mylroie, John E. (Eds.): Coastal Karst Landforms

Here is also a selection of resources available in the Library's collection on Tsunamis:

  1. Robin Koontz. The Science of a Tsunami. Call number: J 551.46 Koo
  2. Bryant, Edward. Tsunami: the underrated hazard. Call number: GC221.2 .B78 2014
  3. Alfred Scott (ed.). Tsunami and its impacts: a deeper understanding. Call number: GC221.2 .T73 2015
  4. S. Mambretti (ed.). Tsunami: from fundamentals to damage mitigation. Call number GC221.2 .T78 2013
  5. Anne Rooney. Tsunami! [electronic resource].

Date: 26 January 2019

Time: 12:00 – 2:00 PM 

Language: English, with Arabic translation provided

Target Audience: General public

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