CEE Faculty Profile

Hermann Marc Fritz

Associate Professor

Presentations

  1. “From the Lituya Bay mega-tsunami and recent tsunami events around the world to tsunami hazards in Lebanon”, YPO-Lebanon Chapter, Beirut, Lebanon (09/28/2012). (invited)
  2. “Recent tsunamis around the world: the 2011 Japan, 2010 Haiti and Chile events”, Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales, MARN, San Salvador, El Salvador (09/04/2012). (invited)
  3. “Characteristics of tsunamis generated by 2D and 3D granular landslides in various scenarios”, Port and Airport Research Institute, PARI, Kurihama, Japan (08/08/2012). (invited)
  4. “Part 1: 2011 Japan tsunami surveys and video based hydrograph and flow velocity measurements using LiDAR; Part 2: Characteristics of tsunamis generated by 2D and 3D granular landslides in various scenarios”, Earthquake Research Institute, ERI, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan (07/24/2012). (invited)
  5. “Part 1: Recent tsunamis in the Americas: the 2010 Haiti and Chile events; Part 2: 2011 Japan tsunami hydrograph and flow velocity measurements from survivor videos using LiDAR”, Maritime Disaster Research Section, Disaster Prevention Research Institute, DPRI, Kyoto University, Uji, Japan (07/18/2012). (invited)
  6. “Tsunami generation by three-dimensional deformable landslides in various scenarios”, NSF: 10th NEES annual meeting, Boston, MA (07/12/2012).
  7. “NEESR-CR: Tsunami Generation by Landslides: Integrating Laboratory Scale Experiments, Numerical Models and Natural Scale Applications”, NSF CMMI Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, Boston, MA (07/10/2012).
  8. “Physical modeling of 2D and 3D unconfined granular landslide impact and tsunami generation”, International Workshop: Soft matter physics and earth sciences: unifying concepts, Earthquake Research Institute (ERI), University of Tokyo, Japan (06/07/2012). (invited)
  9. “Recent Tsunamis in the Americas: the 2010 Haiti and Chile events”, Earthquake Research Institute, ERI, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan (05/29/2012). (invited)
  10. IEEE Spectrum (USA): “Living on Earth: Tsunami in a Tank”. This Radiodocumentary encompassed Dr. Fritz’s large scale landslide generated tsunami experiments conducted in the tsunami wave basin at OSU (Co-Production: 08/2011, aired on 03/09/2012).
  11. “The 2011 Japan tsunami one year later”, EFMWR, CEE, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA (03/02/2012).
  12. “RAPIDs research on the 2011 Japan tsunami”, Tsunami and Oceanography awardees group leader presentation, EERI: Japan and New Zealand RAPIDS and Research Needs Workshop, NSF, Arlington, VA (02/09/2012). (invited)
  13. “Coastal Hazards Research”, Skidaway Institute of Oceanography, Savannah, Georgia (01/20/2012).
  14. “Tsunami research from field surveys of recent events to large scale laboratory experiments”, Franzius-Institut für Wasserbau und Küsteningenieurwesen, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Hanover, Germany (12/19/2011). (invited)
  15. "Post-tsunami Reconnaissance Surveys”, NSF Earth Sciences sponsored Workshop: Tsunami Sedimentology and Its Role in Hazard Awareness, Preparedness, Assessment and Mitigation, San Francisco, CA (12/02/2011). (invited)
  16. “2011 Japan tsunami measurements using terrestrial laser scanning”, Community Workshop: Charting the Future of Terrestrial Laser Scanning (TLS) in the Earth Sciences and Related Fields, UNAVCO, Boulder, CO (10/17/2011). (invited)
  17. “Post-Tsunami Survey”, Post-Tsunami Survey Workshop, Department of Geology and Puerto Rico Seismic Network, Universidad de Puerto Rico Mayagüez (UPRM), Mayagüez, PR (10/15/2011). (invited)
  18. “Physical modeling of tsunamis generated by three-dimensional deformable granular landslides”, 27th Annual Caribbean Geology Symposium: Earthquakes and Tsunamis in the Northeastern Caribbean, Department of Geology, Universidad de Puerto Rico Mayagüez (UPRM), Mayagüez, PR (10/14/2011). (invited)
  19. “The 2011 Tohoku Tsunami surveys in Japan using LiDAR”, 27th Annual Caribbean Geology Symposium: Earthquakes and Tsunamis in the Northeastern Caribbean, Department of Geology, Universidad de Puerto Rico Mayagüez (UPRM), Mayagüez, PR (10/13/2011). (invited)
  20. “Observations and modeling of the 2010 earthquakes and tsunamis in Haiti and Chile”, 27th Annual Caribbean Geology Symposium: Earthquakes and Tsunamis in the Northeastern Caribbean, Department of Geology, Universidad de Puerto Rico Mayagüez (UPRM), Mayagüez, PR (10/13/2011). (invited)
  21. “Japan 3 weeks after the tsunami”, Japan-Georgia Society: 25th Annual Japan Fest, Atlanta, GA (09/17-18/2011). (invited)
  22. The History Channel (USA): “Mega Disasters” series, The 1883 Krakatau Volcanic Explosion and Tsunami, (60’). The TV-documentary encompassed Dr. Fritz’s scale experiments of the Krakatau volcanic island collapse generated tsunami as part of the NEES landslide tsunami experiments in the tsunami wave basin at OSU, as well as various interviews of Dr. Fritz, among other international experts. (Co-Production: 12/2006, aired on National TV in 2007 on September 11, 12, 15, 21 and 22, etc.).
  23. “The 2011 East Japan Tsunami”, ISEC: Workshop on tsunami hydrodynamics in a large river, Corvallis, OR (08/15/2011). (invited)
  24. “L'impact du tsunami de Tohoku 2011 en Japon”, Université des Antilles et de la Guyane, Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe, French West Indies, France (07/12/2011). (in French)
  25. “Tsunami flooding velocity measurements from eyewitness videos”, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, Tokyo, Japan (06/16/2011).
  26. “Tsunami Generation and Propagation By 3D Granular Landslides and Application to Scenarios”, NSF: 9th NEES annual meeting, Buffalo, NY (06/10/2011).
  27. “Perspective on a decade of experimental landslide tsunami benchmark scenarios”, NOAA-NTHMP: Landslide Tsunami Workshop, Galveston, TX (04/03/2011). (invited)
  28. “Physical modeling of tsunamis generated by three-dimensional deformable granular landslides”, NOAA-NTHMP: Landslide Tsunami Workshop, Galveston, TX (04/03/2011). (invited)
  29. “Overview on recent field observations of landslide generated tsunamis”, NOAA-NTHMP: Landslide Tsunami Workshop, Galveston, TX (04/03/2011). (invited)
  30. CNN and CNN en Español (USA): Dr. Fritz was an on-air guest in the CNN newsroom on March 11, 2011 in the hours after the Japan tsunami providing live commentaries and interviews to a worldwide audience.
  31. “The Tsunamis of 2010: Chile, Mentawai Islands (Indonesia), Solomon Islands and Haiti”, EFMWR, CEE, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA (01/28/2011).
  32. The History Channel (USA): “Mega-Quake 10.0”, (120’). The TV-documentary encompassed Dr. Fritz’s large scale landslide generated tsunami experiments conducted in the tsunami wave basin at OSU, as well as various interviews of Dr. Fritz, among other international experts. (Co-Production: 09/2010, aired on National TV on January 12, 2011).
  33. “Makran tsunami research”, UNESCO-IOC: Makran tsunami field workshop, Iranian National Center for Oceanography, Tehran, Iran (10/19/2010). (invited)
  34. “Experiments on tsunamis generated by three-dimensional granular landslides”, NSF: 8th NEES annual meeting, San Francisco, CA (10/09/2010).
  35. “Tsunami research on recent events: Samoa, Solomon Islands, Haiti and Chile, NSF NEES Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU), Oregon State University, Corvallis (07/21/2010).
  36. “Recent tsunami observations from Samoa to Chile, Oregon State University, Corvallis (07/15/2010).
  37. “Tsunami research from Samoa to Chile”, Collaborative Research Experiences in Advanced Technology and Engineering (CREATE), NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU), Georgia Institute of Technology, Savannah, Georgia (06/16/2010).
  38. Discovery Channel en Español (USA): “Chile 8.8”, (60’). The TV-documentary encompassed the field survey team led by Dr. Fritz along Chile’s coastline severely impacted by the tsunami, as well as various interviews of Dr. Fritz. (Co-Production: 03/2010, aired on National and International TV on May 26, 2010).
  39. “Chile tsunami survey from 7 to 25 March 2010”, UNESCO, Santiago, Chile (03/26/2010).
  40. “Tropical Cyclone Storm Surge Hazard Mapping in Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady Delta”, Inaugural Georgia Tech Research and Innovation Conference, Atlanta, Georgia (02/09/2010).
  41. “Tsunami research and field observations in Haiti”, ONAMET, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (02/08/2010). (invited)
  42. “29 September 2009 Samoa tsunami reconnaissance survey”, EERI Southern California Chapter, USC, Los Angeles (12/01/2009).
  43. “9 September 2009 Samoa Tsunami Reconnaissance Report”, Workshop on current and future tsunami research, DHS, Renaissance Computing Institute, UN-Chapell Hill, NC (10/19/2009). (invited)
  44. “Lituya Bay Landslide Impact generated Mega-Tsunami in 1958”, Port and Airport Research Institute, PARI, Kurihama, Japan (08/05/2009). (invited)
  45. “Tsunami Generation by Landslides and extreme Runup Heights”, Earthquake Research Institute, ERI, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan (07/24/2009). (invited)
  46. “Lituya Bay Landslide Impact generated Mega-Tsunami in 1958”, Disaster Control Research Center, DCRC, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan (07/14/2009). (invited)
  47. “Cyclone Nargis Storm Surge Flooding in Myanmar with a Comparison to Hurricane Katrina”, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, Tokyo, Japan (07/10/2009). (invited)
  48. “Observations and Modeling of the 15 August 2007 Peru Tsunami Runup”, Earthquake Research Institute, ERI, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan (06/29/2009). (invited)
  49. “Lituya Bay Landslide Impact generated Mega-Tsunami in 1958”, Earthquake Research Institute, ERI, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan (05/29/2009). (invited)
  50. “Cyclone Gonu Storm Surge in the Gulf of Oman”, 1st Int. Conf. on Indian Ocean Tropical Cyclones and Climatic Change, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, 10 March 2009.
  51. “Cyclone Nargis Storm Surge Flooding in Myanmar's Ayeyarwady Delta in Comparison to Multiple Coastal Disasters”, EFMWR, CEE, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA (02/21/2009).
  52. “Cyclone Nargis storm surge in Myanmar”, Humanitarian Logistics Conference, Atlanta, Georgia (02/19/2009).
  53. “Coastal Hazards Research driven by recent Tropical Cyclone and Tsunami Disasters”, Georgia Institute of Technology, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (EAS), Atlanta, USA (01/23/2009). (Invited)
  54. “Tsunami Generation by Earthquakes and Landslides”, Georgia Institute of Technology, Geophysics (EAS), Atlanta, USA (01/23/2009). (Invited)
  55. “Cyclone Nargis storm surge in Myanmar compared with Hurricane Katrina”, First International Caribbean Waves: Risk Evaluation of Natural Hazards in the Caribbean, Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe, French West Indies (12/10/2008). (invited)
  56. “Near source tsunami runup observations and modeling of the 2007 Solomon Islands and Peru events”, First International Caribbean Waves: Risk Evaluation of Natural Hazards in the Caribbean, Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe, French West Indies (12/10/2008). (invited)
  57. “Granular Landslide generated Tsunami Experiments in the NEES 3D Tsunami Wave Basin”, First International Caribbean Waves: Risk Evaluation of Natural Hazards in the Caribbean, Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe, French West Indies (12/09/2008). (invited)
  58. “Field Observations from Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady Delta with Inferences for the Mississippi Delta”, Gulf Coast Hurricane Preparedness, Recovery and Rebuilding Conference, PIANC, Mobile, Alabama (11/12/2008).
  59. “Coastal Hazards Research based on recent events and experiments”, Department of Civil Engineering, Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea (08/29/2008). (Invited)
  60. “Cyclone Nargis Post-Disaster Reconnaissance in the Ayeyarwady Delta”, Department of Geology, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand (08/26/2008). (Invited)
  61. “Cyclone Nargis Storm Surge Survey and Disaster Risk Reduction”, Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Relocation, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma) (08/22/2008). (Invited)
  62. “Cyclone Nargis Storm Surge Field Survey in the Ayeyarwardy Delta”, UN-FAO Agriculture Cluster Meeting, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma) (08/21/2008). (Invited)
  63. “Cyclone Storm Surge Research and Reconnaissance Surveying”, Mingalar Myanmar NGO, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma) (08/10/2008). (Invited)
  64. “Coastal Hazards Research”, Collaborative Research Experiences in Advanced Technology and Engineering (CREATE), NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU), Georgia Institute of Technology, Savannah, Georgia (07/02/2008).
  65. “NEESR-SG: Physical modeling of 3D Tsunami Evolution Using a Landslide Tsunami Generator”, Tsunami Wave Basin Tour, NSF: 6th NEES annual meeting, Corvallis, Oregon (06/20/2008).
  66. “Landslide Tsunami Generator Results”, NSF: 6th NEES annual meeting, Portland, Oregon (06/19/2008).
  67. “Experimental Tsunami Research”, NOAA Center for Tsunami Research (NCTR), Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (PMEL), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Seattle, Washington (06/17/2008). (Invited)
  68. “Aspekte der Tsunami Forschung”, Laboratory of Hydraulics, Hydrology and Glaciology (VAW), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland (01/08/2008). (Invited
  69. “Submarine landslide potential, including landslides in subduction zones and along canyon walls”, 24th STAR (Science Technology and Resources Network) Session, SOPAC (Pacific Islands Applied Geoscience Commission), Nuku’alofa, Tonga (11/27/2007). (Invited)
  70. “1 April 2007 Solomon Islands Tsunami Reconnaissance”, 24th STAR (Science Technology and Resources Network) Session, SOPAC (Pacific Islands Applied Geoscience Commission), Nuku’alofa, Tonga (11/24/2007). (Invited)
  71. “Investigaciones de tsunamis en el mundo y el maremoto del 15 Agosto en Pisco”, Escuela Naval del Peru, Direccion de Hydrografia y Navegacion, Marina de Guerra, Lima, Peru (09/07/2007). (Invited)
  72. “3D and 2D laboratory studies of granular landslide generated tsunami”, Aknes landslide tsunami workshop, Norwegian Geotechnical Institute, Geiranger, Norway (08/31/2007). (Invited)
  73. “Tsunami Research”, Department of Mathematics, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway (08/27/2007). (Invited)
  74. “Stealth Tsunami in South Java on 17 July 2006”, BBC world service – live radio interview (06/20/2007). (Invited)
  75. “Landslide Tsunami Generator Experiments”, NSF: 5th NEES annual meeting, Snowbird, Utah (06/20/2007).
  76. “2 April 2007 Solomon Islands tsunami impact, co-seismic displacement, future tsunami risk and evacuation strategies”, Solomon Islands National Broadcasting News Headline story, Gizo, Solomon Islands (04/14/2007). (Invited)
  77. “Les consequences du cyclone Katrina sur les cotes du golf du Mexique et les iles barrieres”(French), French Government: La Reunion face aux risques naturels, Saint-Denis, Reunion Island, French overseas territory (09/19/2006). (Invited)
  78. “Le tsunami du 26 Decembre 2004 dans l’ocean Indien et ses consequences”(French), French Government: La Reunion face aux risques naturels, Saint-Denis, Reunion Island, French overseas territory (09/18/2006). (Invited)
  79. “Role of Forests and Trees in Protecting Coastal Areas against Cyclones”, Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), United Nations, Regional Technical Workshop “Coastal protection in the aftermath of the Indian Ocean tsunami: What role for forests and trees?”, Khao Lak, Thailand, 28-31 August 2006.
  80. “Landslide tsunami experiments in the NEES tsunami wave basin”, NSF: NEES Tsunami Modeling and Training Workshop, Corvallis, Oregon (07/27/2006). (Invited)
  81. “Physical Modeling of 3D Tsunami Evolution using a novel Pneumatic Landslide Tsunami Generator”, NSF: 4th NEES annual meeting, Washington D.C. (06/21/2006). (Invited)
  82. “Indian Ocean Tsunami Surveys”, The Tsunami Society, 3rd Tsunami Symposium, Honolulu, (05/25/2006). (Invited)
  83. “Modeling impact generated tsunami”, The Tsunami Society, 3rd Tsunami Symposium, Honolulu, (05/25/2006). (Invited)
  84. “Hurricane Katrina storm surge survey”, Geological Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston IL (04/14/2006). (Invited)
  85. “Tsunami inundation mapping for a safer rebuilding of Xaafuun in Somalia”, United Nations Africa Headquarters (UNON), Nairobi, Kenya (08/08/2005). (Invited)
  86. “Field Surveys of the December 26 Tsunami: Indonesia to Somalia”, Coastal Business Education and Technology Alliance CBETA, Savannah, Georgia (05/18/2005).
  87. “Field Surveys of the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami”, GT-Savannah Advisory Board Meeting, Savannah, Georgia (04/29/2005).
  88. “The 2004 Indonesian Mega-Tsunami”, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, Georgia (04/26/2005).
  89. “Indian Ocean Tsunami from Indonesia to Somalia”, First Center, GT Atlanta (04/08/2005).
  90. “Field survey of the Indian Ocean tsunami”, CEE advisory board, GT Atlanta (04/07/2005).
  91. “Field survey of the Indian Ocean tsunami in Somalia”, United Nations Office Garoowe, Somalia (03/02/2005). (Invited)
  92. “Field survey of the Indian Ocean tsunami in the Maldives”, Maldives National Television, Male, Maldives (01/19/2005). (Invited)
  93. "Physical modeling of landslide impact generated tsunami”, Oregon State University, Corvallis (12/03/2004).
  94. “Landslide tsunami experiments”, NSF-workshop: tsunami scenario simulation, San Francisco (10/17/2004). (invited)
  95. “Landslide impact generated tsunami”, University of Rhode Island, Narragansett, RI (07/28/2004).
  96. “PIV applied to landslide generated tsunami”, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, MA (07/28/2004).
  97. “Landslide tsunami experiments benchmarked on the Lituya Bay case”, 3rd International Workshop on long-wave run-up models (NSF), Wrigley Marine Science Center, Catalina Island, California (06/17/2004). (Invited)
  98. “Generacion de tsunamis por delizamientos” (Spanish). Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota, Colombia (11/24/2003). (Invited)
  99. “Corrimientos de tierra, flujos piroclasticos y olas impulsivas” (Spanish). Universidad de Nariño, Pasto, Colombia (11/26/2003). (Invited)
  100. “Landslide generated tsunami”, Georgia Institute of Technology, Geosystems Engineering (CEE), Atlanta, USA (09/12/2003). (Invited)
  101. “Tsunami generation by subaerial landslide impact”, NSF-Workshop: Model Validation and Benchmarking for Tsunami Generation by Submarine Mass Flow, Honolulu, Hawaii (05/30/2003). (Invited)
  102. “The Lituya Bay impact landslide tsunami”, NSF-Workshop on Model Validation and Benchmarking for Tsunami Generation by Submarine Mass Flow, Honolulu, Hawaii (05/30/2003). (Invited)
  103. British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC, UK) and Discovery Channel (USA): Horizon-series, Mega-Tsunami, (60’). The TV-documentary encompassed field observations and Dr. Fritz’s scale experiments of both the Lituya Bay mega-event and the possible La Palma mega-tsunami along with various interviews of Dr. Fritz and other international experts such as Dr. George Plafker (USGS), Dr. Eddie Bernard (NOAA), Dr. Bill McGuire (UCL, UK), among others. (Co-Production: 05-10/2000, aired in the UK and the USA 10/2000).