Community Tsunami Preparedness, 2nd Edition

Community Tsunami Preparedness, 2nd Edition
  • Explain the causes of tsunamis, how the wave propagates through the ocean, and why wave height increases as it approaches the coast
  • Describe the factors that influence coastal inundation
  • Discuss the hazards associated with tsunamis
  • Assess community risk
  • Identify the appropriate action to take for each type of forecast product
  • Describe the components of an effective tsunami response plan that encompasses hazard mitigation strategies and disaster management tactics