Resume of Philip Watts, Ph.D.

Degrees and ThesesPh. D. Environmental Engineering Sciences - 1997California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA Thesis: Water Waves Generated by Underwater Landslides M. Eng. Mechanical Engineering - 1995McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Thesis: Parametric Study of Vapor Explosions Using Flash X-Rays B. Eng. Mechanical Engineering, Honours, Minor in Aeronautics - 1991McGill University, Dean's Honour Roll, Great Distinction, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Thesis: Flash X-Ray Visualization of Fragmentation of Hot and Cold Metal Drops Books and Reports Southern California Tsunami RisksApplied Fluids Engineering, Inc., Report 06-002. Tsunami Hazards Facing Pier 400Applied Fluids Engineering, Inc., Report 06-001. Participated in: Rock Slide Generated Tsunamis -- Run-Up Heights at Baraldsnes and NyhamnNorwegian Geotechnical Institute, Report 20001472-2. Participated in: Tsunamis Generated by Rockslides in Geiranger- and Tafjorden: Scenarios and Model ComparisonsNorwegian Geotechnical Institute, Report 20011622-1. Refereed Scientific Publications Pacific Basin Tsunami Hazards Associated with Submarine Mass Flows in the Aleutian Islands of AlaskaC. F. Waythomas, P. Watts, F. Shi, J. T. Kirby Quaternary Science Reviews, 28, 1006-1019, 2009. The Papua New Guinea Tsunami of July 17, 1998: Anatomy of a Catastrophic EventD. R. Tappin, P. Watts, S. T. Grilli Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 8, 243-266, 2008. Source Constraints and Model Simulation of the December 26, 2004 Indian Ocean TsunamiS. T. Grilli, M. Ioualalen, J. Asavanant, F. Shi, J. T. Kirby, P. Watts J. Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering, 133(6), 414-428, 2007. Modeling the 26 December 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami: Case Study of Impact in ThailandM. Ioualalen, J. Asavanant, N. Kaewbanjak, S. T. Grilli, J. T. Kirby, P. Watts J. Geophysical Research, 112, 2006JC003850, 2007. The Source Mechanism and Numerical Modelling of the 1953 Suva Tsunami, FijiT. I. H. Rahiman, J. R. Pettinga, P. Watts Marine Geology, 237(2), 55-70, 2007. Unique and Remarkable Dilatometer Measurements of Pyroclastic Flow?Generated TsunamisG. S. Mattioli, B. Voight, A. T. Linde, P. Watts, C. Widiwijayanti, S. R. Young, D. Elsworth, P. E. Malin, E. Shalev, E. Van Boskirk, W. Johnston, R. S. J. Sparks, J. Neuberg, V. Bass, P. Dunkley, R. Herd, T. Syers, P. Williams, D. Williams Geology, 35(1), 25-28, 2007. Numerical Modeling of the 26th November 1999 Vanuatu TsunamiM. Ioualalen, B. Pelletier, M. Regnier, P. Watts J. Geophysical Research, 111(C6), 2005JC003249, 2006. Numerical Simulation of Tsunami Generation by Cold Volcanic Mass Flows at Augustine Volcano, AlaskaC. F. Waythomas, P. Watts, J. S. Walder Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 6, 671-685, 2006. Submarine Landslides in the Santa Barbara Channel as Potential Tsunami SourcesH. G. Greene, L. Y. Murai, P. Watts, N. A. Maher, M. A. Fisher, C. E. Paull, P. Eichhubl Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 6, 63-88, 2006. Case Study: Mapping Tsunami Hazards Associated with Debris Flow Into a ReservoirJ. S. Walder, P. Watts, C. F. Waythomas J. Hydraulic Engineering, 132(1), 1-11, 2006. Tsunami Generation by Submarine Mass Failure. Part I: Modeling, Experimental Validation, and Sensitivity AnalysisS. T. Grilli, P. Watts J. Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering, 131(6), 283-297, 2005. Tsunami Generation by Submarine Mass Failure. Part II: Predictive Equations and Case StudiesP. Watts, S. T. Grilli, D. R. Tappin, G. J. Fryer J. Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering, 131(6), 298-310, 2005. Mechanical Models of the 1975 Kalapana, Hawaii Earthquake and TsunamiS. J. Day, P. Watts, S. T. Grilli, J. T. Kirby Marine Geology, 215, 59-92, 2005. Megatsunami Deposits on Kohala Volcano, Hawaii from Flank Collapse of Mauna LoaG. M. McMurtry, G. J. Fryer, D. R. Tappin, I. P. Wilkinson, M. Williams, J. Fietzke, D. Garbe-Schoenberg, P. Watts Geology, 32(9), 741-744, 2004. Tsunamigenic Slope Failure Along the Middle America Trench in Two Tectonic SettingsR. von Huene, C. R. Ranero, P. Watts Marine Geology, 203, 303-317, 2004. Probabilistic Predictions of Landslide Tsunamis off Southern CaliforniaP. Watts Marine Geology, 203, 281-301, 2004. Tsunami Hazard from Submarine Landslides on the Oregon Continental SlopeB. G. McAdoo, P. Watts Marine Geology, 203, 235-245, 2004. Giant Landslides, Mega-Tsunamis, and Paleo-Sea Level in the Hawaiian IslandsG. M. McMurtry, P. Watts, G. J. Fryer, J. R. Smith, F. Imamura Marine Geology, 203, 219-233, 2004. Source of the Great Tsunami of 1 April 1946: A Landslide in the Upper Aleutian ForearcG. J. Fryer, P. Watts, L. F. Pratson Marine Geology, 203, 201-218, 2004. Theoretical Analysis of Tsunami Generation by Pyroclastic FlowsP. Watts, C. F. Waythomas J. Geophysical Research, 108(B12), 2563-2584, 2003. Possible Coseismic Large-Scale Landslide off the Northern Coast of Papua New Guinea in July 1998: Geophysical and Geological Results from SOS CruisesT. Matsumoto, D. R. Tappin, and SOS Onboard Scientific Party Pure Appl. Geophys., 160, 1923-1943, 2003. Landslide Tsunami Case Studies Using a Boussinesq Model and a Fully Nonlinear Tsunami Generation ModelP. Watts, S. T. Grilli, J. T. Kirby, G. J. Fryer, D. R. Tappin Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 3(5), 391-402, 2003. Numerical Simulation of Tsunami Generation by Pyroclastic Flow at Aniakchak Volcano, AlaskaC. F. Waythomas, P. Watts Geophys. Res. Letters, 30(14), 1751-1755, 2003. Water Waves Generated by Subaerial Mass FlowsJ. S. Walder, P. Watts, O. E. Sorensen, K. Janssen J. Geophysical Research, 108(B5), 2236-2255, 2003. Laboratory Experiments for Tsunamis Generated by Underwater Landslides: Comparison with Numerical ModelingF. Enet, S. T. Grilli, P. Watts Proceedings of the 13th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, ISOPE03, Honolulu, Hawaii, 3, 372-379, 2003. Underwater Landslide Shape, Motion, Deformation, and Tsunami GenerationP. Watts, S. T. Grilli Proceedings of the 13th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, ISOPE03, Honolulu, Hawaii, 3, 364-371, 2003. Architecture and Failure Mechanism of the Offshore Slump Responsible for the 1998 Papua New Guinea TsunamiD. R. Tappin, P. Watts, T. Matsumoto Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences, J. Locat and J. Mienert (Eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 383-389, 2003. Probabilistic Analyses of Landslide Tsunami HazardsP. Watts Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences, J. Locat and J. Mienert (Eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 163-170, 2003. Evaluating Tsunami Hazards from Debris FlowsJ. S. Walder, P. Watts Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences, J. Locat and J. Mienert (Eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 155-162, 2003. Prediction of Slump Generated Tsunamis: The July 17th 1998 Papua New Guinea EventD. R. Tappin, P. Watts, G. M. McMurtry, Y. Lafoy, T. Matsumoto Science of Tsunami Hazards, 20(4), 222-238, 2002. The Need for Underwater Landslide Hazards PredictionP. Watts Science of Tsunami Hazards, 20(2), 95-101, 2002. Development of a 3D Numerical Wave Tank for Modeling Tsunami Generation by Underwater LandslidesS. T. Grilli, S. Vogelmann, P. Watts Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, 26(4), 301-313, 2002. Modeling of Tsunami Generation by an Underwater Landslide in a 3D Numerical Wave TankS. T. Grilli, P. Watts Proceedings of the 11th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, ISOPE01, Stavanger, Norway, 3, 132-139, 2001. Some Opportunities of the Landslide Tsunami HypothesisP. Watts Science of Tsunami Hazards, 19(3), 126-149, 2001. A Computational Model for Estimating the Mechanics of Horizontal Flapping Flight in Bats: Model Description and ValidationP. Watts, E. J. Mitchell, S. M. Swartz J. Experimental Biology, 204, 2873-2898, 2001. The Sissano, Papua New Guinea Tsunami of July 1998 -- Offshore Evidence on the Source MechanismD. R. Tappin, P. Watts, G. M. McMurtry, Y. Lafoy, T. Matsumoto Marine Geology, 175, 1-23, 2001. Human Flight and Exercise in MicrogravityP. Watts, D. R. Carrier J. Gravitational Physiology, 7(2), 31-34, 2000. Comparing Model Simulations of Three Benchmark Tsunami Generation CasesP. Watts, F. Imamura, S. T. Grilli Science of Tsunami Hazards, 18(2), 107-123, 2000. Super-Scale Failure of the Southern Oregon Cascadia MarginC. Goldfinger, L. D. Kulm, L. C. McNeill, P. Watts Pure Appl. Geophys., 157, 1189-1226, 2000. Tsunami Features of Solid Block Underwater LandslidesP. Watts J. Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering, 126(3), 144-152, 2000. Modeling of Waves Generated by a Moving Submerged Body: Applications to Underwater LandslidesS. T. Grilli, P. Watts Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, 23(8), 645-656, 1999. Offshore Surveys Identify Sediment Slump as Likely Cause of Devastating Papua New Guinea Tsunami 1998D. R. Tappin and Shipboard Scientists Eos, 80(30), July 27, 329, 1999. Wavemaker Curves for Tsunamis Generated by Underwater LandslidesP. Watts J. Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering, 124(3), 127-137, 1998. Flash X-Ray Visualization of the Steam Explosion of a Molten Metal DropD. L. Frost, G. Ciccarelli, P. Watts Progress in Astronautics and Aeronautics, Dynamic Aspects of Explosion Phenomena, 154, 388-420, 1993. Open Scientific Publications Estimating Losses from Tsunami Risk: Focus on Southern CaliforniaP. Grossi, P. Watts, A. Boissonnade, R. Muir-Wood Proc. 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Beijing, 8 pp, 2008. Numerical Simulation of the December 26, 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami Using a Higher-Order Boussinesq ModelP. Watts, M. Ioualalen, S. T. Grilli, J. T. Kirby, F. Shi Proc. 5th Intl. Symp. on Ocean Wave Measurement and Analysis (Waves 2005, Madrid, Spain, July 2005), IAHR Publication, paper 221, 10 pp, 2005. Deposition in a Hazard Assessment Model of Mass Transport ComplexesP. Watts Proceedings of the Offshore Technology Conference, OTC Paper Number 16746, 2004. Evaluating Tsunami Hazards from Debris FlowsP. Watts, J. S. Walder Debris-Flow Hazards Mitigation, D. Rickenmann and C. Chen (Eds.), Millpress, Rotterdam, 1245-1256, 2003. The Tsunami Threat in the Sea of Marmara and Gulf of Izmit, Turkey: A ReviewD. R. Tappin, N. Gorur, P. Watts, R. M. W. Musson, R. Evans In: Integration of Earth Science Research on the Turkish and Greek 1999 Earthquakes, N. Gorur, G. A. Papadopoulos, N. Okay (Eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 2002. Landslide Tsunami Amplitude Prediction in a Numerical Wave TankS. T. Grilli, S. Vogelmann, P. Watts Proc. 4th Intl. Symp. on Ocean Wave Measurement and Analysis (Waves 2001, San Francisco, CA, USA, Sept. 2001) 2, 1495-1504, 2002. Benchmark Cases for Tsunamis Generated by Underwater LandslidesP. Watts, F. Imamura, A. Bengston, S. T. Grilli Proc. 4th Intl. Symp. on Ocean Wave Measurement and Analysis (Waves 2001, San Francisco, CA, USA, Sept. 2001) 2, 1505-1514, 2002. Novel Simulation Technique Employed on the 1998 Papua New Guinea TsunamiP. Watts, J. C. Borrero, D. R. Tappin, J.-P. Bardet, S. T. Grilli, C. E. Synolakis Presented at the 1999 IUGG General Assembly in Birmingham, UK, and published by the first author at www.appliedfluids.com/resume.html/, 2002. Probabilities and Characteristics of Tsunamigenic Underwater Landslides and SlumpsP. Watts Invited Talk, Presented at Tsunami Warning Beyond 2000/IOC/IUGG, Seoul, Korea, and published by the first author at www.appliedfluids.com/resume.html/, 2002. Coupling of Tsunami Generation and Propagation CodesP. Watts, S. T. Grilli, F. Imamura Proceedings of the International Tsunami Symposium 2001, Seattle, WA, 811-823, 2001. Probability Distributions of Landslide TsunamisP. Watts, J. C. Borrero Proceedings of the International Tsunami Symposium 2001, Seattle, WA, 697-710, 2001. Motion of the Ugamak Slide, Probable Source of the Tsunami of 1 April 1946G. J. Fryer, P. Watts Proceedings of the International Tsunami Symposium 2001, Seattle, WA, 683-694, 2001. Potential Landslide Tsunamis Near Aitape, Papua New GuineaP. Watts, M. Matsuyama, D. R. Tappin Proceedings of the International Tsunami Symposium 2001, Seattle, WA, 425-436, 2001. Offshore Evidence on the Source of the 1998 Papua New Guinea Tsunami: A Sediment SlumpD. R. Tappin, P. Watts, G. M. McMurtry, T. Matsumoto Proceedings of the International Tsunami Symposium 2001, Seattle, WA, 381-388, 2001. The Influence of Passive, Leading Edge Tubercles on Wing PerformanceP. Watts, F. E. Fish Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Unmanned Untethered Submersible Technology, UUST01, Autonomous Undersea Systems Institute, Durham, NH, 2001. East Breaks Slump, Northwest Gulf of MexicoP. Trabant, P. Watts, F. L. Lettieri, G. A. Jamieson Proceedings of the Offshore Technology Conference, OTC Paper Number 12960, 2001. Tsunami Generation in Izmit Bay by the 1999 Izmit EarthquakeA. C. Yalciner, C. E. Synolakis, J. C. Borrero, Y. Altinok, P. Watts, F. Imamura, U. Kuran, S. Ersoy, U. Kanoglu, S. Tinti Conference on the 1999 Kocaeli Earthquake, Istanbul Technical University Press, 217-221, 1999. The Generation of Waves by a Landslide: Skagway, Alaska -- a Case StudyF. Raichlen, J.-J. Lee, C. Petroff, P. Watts Proc. 25th Int. Conf. on Coastal Engineering, Orlando, Florida, 1293-1300, 1996. Influence of Fluid Properties on Characteristics of Single Drop Fuel-Coolant InteractionsP. Watts, D. L. Frost, R. Barbone Am. Nuclear Soc. Proc. 29th National Heat Transfer Conf., Atlanta, Georgia, 275-286, 1993. Popular Articles Killer Waves: Scientists Are Learning How to Predict Tsunami RiskSid Perkins Science News, 165(10), 152-154, 2004. Triggering TsunamisNaomi Lubick Geotimes, February, 32-33, 2004. Speed Bumps Give Humpbacks a Surprise BoostMichael Le Page New Scientist, 169(2273), 22, 2001. Umbrella Boots Are Perfect for Getting Around in MicrogravityDuncan Graham-Rowe New Scientist, 169(2273), 21, 2001. Of Landslides, Couch Potatoes, and Pocket TsunamisD. L. Smith Engineering and Science, 63(1), 26-36, 2000. Seabed Slide Blamed for Deadly TsunamiR. Monastersky Science News, 156(7), 100-101, 1999. Conference Abstracts, Presentations, and Posters Deposition in a Hazard Assessment Model of Mass Transport ComplexesP. Watts Offshore Technology Conference, OTC, Houston, Texas, 2004. A Landslide Tsunami Inundation Mapping TechniqueP. Watts, J. S. Walder, C. F. Waythomas 1st EGU General Assembly, European Geophysical Union, Nice, France, 2004. Sensitivity Analysis of Underwater Landslide Tsunami GenerationP. Watts, S. T. Grilli 1st EGU General Assembly, European Geophysical Union, Nice, France, 2004. Tsunami Deposits from the Giant Submarine Landslides of Hawaii -- Fact or Fiction?D. R. Tappin, G. M. McMurtry, B. W. Sellwood, M. Williams, I. P. Wilkinson, G. J. Fryer, P. Watts 1st EGU General Assembly, European Geophysical Union, Nice, France, 2004. Dating Submarine Landslides of the July 17th 1998 Papua New Guinea EventD. R. Tappin, G. M. McMurtry, P. Watts 1st EGU General Assembly, European Geophysical Union, Nice, France, 2004. Tsunami Landslide Source Models as a Tool for Analyzing Complex Case StudiesS. T. Grilli, P. Watts, J. T. Kirby AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 2003. A Novel Tsunami Inundation Mapping TechniqueP. Watts, J. S. Walder, C. F. Waythomas AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 2003. Boussinesq Modeling of the 1975 Kitimat, British Columbia Landslide TsunamiT. Murty, P. Watts, M. Fullarton, S. T. Grilli, J. T. Kirby AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 2003. Boussinesq Modeling of the Complex 1975 Kalapana, Hawaii Geological EventS. T. Grilli, P. Watts, S. J. Day, J. T. Kirby AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 2003. Modeling and Experimental Validation for Tsunamis Generated by Submarine Mass FailureF. Enet, S. T. Grilli, P. Watts, J. T. Kirby AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 2003. Volcanic Tsunami Generation in the Aleutian Arc of AlaskaC. F. Waythomas, P. Watts AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 2003. Megatsunami Generation from Giant Submarine Landslides on Oceanic Islands: New Insights Gained from the Hawaii Evidence and ModelingG. M. McMurtry, D. R. Tappin, G. J. Fryer, P. Watts AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 2003. Evaluating Tsunami Hazards from Debris FlowsP. Watts, J. S. Walder 3rd International Conference on Debris-Flow Hazards Mitigation, Davos, Switzerland, 2003. Laboratory Experiments for Tsunamis Generated by Underwater Landslides: Comparison with Numerical ModelingF. Enet, S. T. Grilli, P. Watts 13th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, ISOPE03, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2003. Tsunami Generation by Deformable Underwater LandslidesP. Watts, S. T. Grilli 13th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, ISOPE03, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2003. The 1998 PNG Tsunami: Multidisciplinary Evidence on its Architecture and Run-Up Effects -- Pathways to Prediction?D. R. Tappin, P. Watts, S. T. Grilli, G. Biscontin, J. M. Pestana, T. Matsumoto 28th General Assembly of the European Geophysical Society, Nice, France, Geophysical Research Abstracts, 2003. Underwater Landslide Shape, Motion, Deformation, and Tsunami GenerationS. T. Grilli, P. Watts 28th General Assembly of the European Geophysical Society, Nice, France, Geophysical Research Abstracts, 2003. Architecture and Failure Mechanism of the Offshore Slump Responsible for the 1998 Papua New Guinea TsunamiD. R. Tappin, P. Watts, T. Matsumoto 28th General Assembly of the European Geophysical Society, Nice, France, Geophysical Research Abstracts, 2003. Probabilistic Modeling of Underwater Landslide Hazards as a Geological Interpretive ToolP. Watts 28th General Assembly of the European Geophysical Society, Nice, France, Geophysical Research Abstracts, 2003. Evaluating Tsunami Hazards From Debris FlowsJ. S. Walder, P. Watts 28th General Assembly of the European Geophysical Society, Nice, France, Geophysical Research Abstracts, 2003. Is an undulating fish an oscillating wing?J. H. Long, R. G. Root, P. Watts Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, Annual Meeting, Toronto, 2003. Fluid Dynamic and Maneuverability Aspects of Humpback Whale FlippersP. Watts, F. E. Fish Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, Annual Meeting, Toronto, 2003. Landslide Tsunami Generation Models: Validation and Case StudiesP. Watts, S. T. Grilli, J. T. Kirby, G. J. Fryer, D. R. Tappin AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 2002. The 1946 Aleutian Tsunami in the Far Field: Inadequacy of an Earthquake Source, Confirmation of a Landslide, and Implications for WarningG. J. Fryer, P. Watts AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 2002. Megatsunami Deposits on the Island of Hawaii: Implications for the Origin of Similar Deposits in Hawaii and Confirmation of the Giant Wave HypothesisG. M. McMurtry, D. R. Tappin, G. J. Fryer, P. Watts AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 2002. The 1998 PNG Tsunami: Multidisciplinary Evidence on its Architecture and Run-Up Effects -- Pathways to PredictionD. R. Tappin, P. Watts, S. T. Grilli, T. Matsumoto AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 2002. Hydroacoustic Detection of Tsunamigenic LandslidesG. J. Fryer, J. Caplan-Auerbach, P. Watts, F. K. Duennebier Local Tsunami Warning and Mitigation Workshop, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia, 2002. Aleutian Landslides and the Tsunami of 1946G. J. Fryer, P. Watts Local Tsunami Warning and Mitigation Workshop, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia, 2002. Landslide Tsunami Case Studies with GEOWAVEP. Watts, S. T. Grilli, J. T. Kirby, G. J. Fryer, D. R. Tappin Local Tsunami Warning and Mitigation Workshop, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia, 2002. Probability Distributions and Risk Assessment for Landslide TsunamisP. Watts Local Tsunami Warning and Mitigation Workshop, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia, 2002. Validation of TOPICS and Case Studies with GEOWAVEP. Watts, S. T. Grilli, J. T. Kirby, G. J. Fryer, D. R. Tappin Second Tsunami Symposium, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2002. Probability Distributions and Sensitivity Analyses of Gas Hydrate Induced Landslides and TsunamisP. Watts Second Tsunami Symposium, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2002. Tsunamis Generated by Rockslides in Geiranger- and Tafjorden, Western Norway: Scenarios and Model ComparisonsC. B. Harbitz, F. Lovholt, P. Watts, L. H. Blikra 27th General Assembly of the European Geophysical Society, Nice, France, Geophysical Research Abstracts, 4, 2002. Coupling 3D Tsunami Generation with Boussinesq Tsunami PropagationP. Watts, S. T. Grilli, J. T. Kirby 27th General Assembly of the European Geophysical Society, Nice, France, Geophysical Research Abstracts, 4, 2002. The Leading Wave of the Aleutian Tsunami of 1946: More Evidence for a Landslide SourceG. J. Fryer, P. Watts AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 2001. Instability and Tsunamigenic Potential at Convergent MarginsR. von Huene, C. R. Ranero, P. Watts AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 2001. Giant Landslides, Mega-Tsunamis, and Paleo-Sea Level in the Hawaiian IslandsP. Watts, G. M. McMurtry, G. J. Fryer, J. R. Smith, F. Imamura AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 2001. Water Waves Generated by Subaerial Mass FlowsJ. S. Walder, O. E. Sorensen, P. Watts AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 2001. Benchmark Problems for Tsunamis Generated by Underwater LandslidesP. Watts, F. Imamura, S. T. Grilli, A. Bengston Waves 2001, American Society of Civil Engineers, San Francisco, CA, 2001. Tsunami Wave Amplitude Predictions in a Numerical Wave TankS. T. Grilli, P. Watts, A. Bengston Waves 2001, American Society of Civil Engineers, San Francisco, CA, 2001. Inundation Mapping in HawaiiG. J. Fryer, K. F. Cheung, J. R. Smith, M. H. Teng, P. Watts International Tsunami Symposium 2001, Seattle, WA, 2001. Coupling of Tsunami Generation and Propagation CodesP. Watts, S. T. Grilli, F. Imamura International Tsunami Symposium 2001, Seattle, WA, 2001. Probability Distributions of Landslide TsunamisP. Watts, J. C. Borrero International Tsunami Symposium 2001, Seattle, WA, 2001. Motion of the Ugamak Slide, Probable Source of the Tsunami of 1 April 1946G. J. Fryer, P. Watts International Tsunami Symposium 2001, Seattle, WA, 2001. Tsunamigenic Mega-slides on the Southern Oregon Cascadia MarginC. Goldfinger, P. Watts International Tsunami Symposium 2001, Seattle, WA, 2001. Potential Landslide Tsunamis Near Aitape, Papua New GuineaP. Watts, M. Matsuyama, D. R. Tappin International Tsunami Symposium 2001, Seattle, WA, 2001. Offshore Evidence on the Source of the 1998 Papua New Guinea Tsunami: A Sediment SlumpD. R. Tappin, P. Watts, G. M. McMurtry, T. Matsumoto International Tsunami Symposium 2001, Seattle, WA, 2001. Design of Passive Tubercles on Hydrofoil Leading Edges with Hydrodynamic Modeling and Genetic AlgorithmsP. Watts, F. E. Fish 12th International Symposium on Unmanned Untethered Submersible Technology, UUST01, Autonomous Undersea Systems Institute, Durham, NH, 2001. Fluid Dynamic Role of Tubercles on Humpback Whale FlippersP. Watts, F. E. Fish Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, Annual Meeting, Chicago, 2001. Comparative Study of Human Locomotion in MicrogravityH. R. Norcliffe, P. Watts, D. R. Carrier Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, Annual Meeting, Chicago, 2001. Predicting Tsunami AmplitudesP. Watts, S. T. Grilli, C. E. Synolakis AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 2000. Tsunami Generation During Growth of a Continental MarginE. W. Hutton, P. Watts, J. P. Syvitski AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 2000. Alternating Styles of Deformation of the South Flank of Kilauea Volcano: Implications for Possible Precursors to a Future Tsunamigenic Flank CollapseS. J. Day, P. Watts, G. J. Fryer, J. R. Smith AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 2000. Use of Offshore Geological Investigations in Tsunami Prediction: The July 17, 1998 Event in Papua New GuineaD. R. Tappin, G. M. McMurtry, P. Watts, T. Matsumoto AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 2000. The 1946 Unimak Tsunami: Near-Source Modeling Confirms a LandslideG. J. Fryer, P. Watts AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 2000. Modeling the 1994 Skagway, Alaska TsunamiC. E. Synolakis, J. C. Borrero, A. C. Yalciner, G. Plafker, H. G. Greene, P. Watts AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 2000. Unsteady Fluid Dynamics of Steady Undulatory Swimming: 3D Simulations of SunfishP. Watts, R. G. Root, S. S. Shariff, P. J. Czuwala, J. H. Long Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, Annual Meeting, Atlanta, 2000. Morphologic, Visual, and Seismic Evidence for Slumping in Tsunami Generation: The 1998 Papua New Guinea EventD. R. Tappin, E. A. Silver, S. Sweet, P. Watts, T. Matsumoto WesPac AGU Meeting, Tokyo, Japan, 2000. PNG 1998: The Case for the SlumpC. E. Synolakis, E. A. Okal, J. C. Borrero, P. Watts WesPac AGU Meeting, Tokyo, Japan, 2000. Probabilistic Predictions of Tsunami Generation by Mass Failure Off of Southern CaliforniaP. Watts, J. C. Borrero, C. E. Synolakis AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 1999. Field Survey of the 1999 Izmit Tsunami and Modeling Effort of a New Tsunami Generation MechanismA. C. Yalciner, J. C. Borrero, U. Kanoglu, P. Watts, C. E. Synolakis, F. Imamura AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 1999. Seismic Reflection Images of the Source Region of the Papua New Guinea Tsunami of July 17, 1998S. Sweet, E. A. Silver, H. Davies, T. Matsumoto, P. Watts, C. E. Synolakis AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 1999. Submarine Slump Generation of the 1998 Papua New Guinea TsunamiD. R. Tappin, P. Watts, J. C. Borrero, E. A. Okal, J.-P. Bardet, S. T. Grilli, T. Matsumoto, C. E. Synolakis AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 1999. A Study of LA/LB Harbor Response to Attack by Local TsunamisC. E. Synolakis, P. Watts, A. C. Yalciner, V. Panchang AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 1999. Wave Amplitude and Runup Predictions for Tsunamis Generated by Underwater LandslidesS. T. Grilli, P. Watts, S. Guignard, C. E. Synolakis AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 1999. Probabilities and Characteristics of Tsunamigenic Underwater Landslides and SlumpsP. Watts Tsunami Warning Beyond 2000/IOC/IUGG, Seoul, Korea, 1999. Novel Simulation Technique Employed on PNG EventP. Watts, J. C. Borrero, D. R. Tappin, J.-P. Bardet, S. T. Grilli, C. E. Synolakis 22nd General Assembly IUGG, Birmingham, England, 1999. Stresses in the Wings of Flying Bats: A Comparison of Empirical Measurements to Model PredictionsS. M. Swartz, P. Watts Annual SEB Meeting, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1999. 3D Animation of a Computational Model of a Flying BatP. Watts, L. T. Thomas, S. M. Swartz Annual SEB Meeting, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1999. Simulation of an Underwater Landslide Scenario for the 1998 Papua New Guinea EventP. Watts, C. E. Synolakis, S. T. Grilli AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 1998. An Evaluation of Underwater Landslide Tsunami HazardsP. Watts, C. E. Synolakis AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 1998. Predicted Wave Amplitudes from Simulated Underwater Landslide Wavemaker CurvesP. Watts, S. T. Grilli Okushiri Tsunami/UJNR Workshop, Sapporo, Japan, 1998. Water Waves Generated by Underwater Landslides and Sliding BlocksP. Watts, F. Raichlen 21st General Assembly IUGG, Boulder, Colorado, 1995. Estimates and Sensitivity Analysis of Bone Stresses in a Bat Humerus in Free FlightP. Watts, E. J. Mitchell, S. M. Swartz 10th International Bat Research Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, 1995. Water Waves Generated by Underwater LandslidesP. Watts, F. Raichlen 89th Annual Meeting of the Seismological Society of America, Pasadena, California, 1994. Requisite Input Data for Detailed Computer Simulations of Bat FlightP. Watts 22nd Annual North American Symposium on Bat Research, Quebec City, Quebec, 1992. |