Shallow water equations for equatorial tsunami waves

Anna Geyer, Ronald Quirchmayr

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We present derivations of shallow water model equations of Korteweg–de Vries and Boussinesq type for equatorial tsunami waves in the f-plane approximation and discuss their applicability.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-12
Number of pages12
JournalRoyal Society of London. Philosophical Transactions A. Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
Issue number2111
Publication statusPublished - 2018


  • plane approximation
  • equatorial shallow water equations
  • tsunami modelling

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