Preface

Japan surrounded by sea has suffered from the lost of human lives and precious estate due to the disaster caused by storm surges, high waves and tsunamis. We have developed the numerical models for the prediction of tsunamis and storm surges and improved design procedures of disaster prevention structures. We carry out studies of reliability […]

History

Overview Coastal Disaster Research Laboratory was established as a coastal disaster research department in 1961 and is one of the laboratories with long history at the Disaster Prevention Research Institute of Kyoto University.The first chair professor was Professor Yuichi Iwagaki.Since over half a century, the laboratory have been supported by many faculties, researchers, students and […]