National Tsunami Preparedness Week
Tsunami Preparedness Brochure for Recreational and Commercial Boaters.
Anniversary of the March 11, 2011 Tohoku-oki Earthquake and Tsunami. Click here to learn more.
The California Geological Survey (CGS) provides geologic and seismic expertise to the public, other State government offices, such as the California Emergency Management Agency (CalEMA; formally known as the Governor's Office of Emergency Services), and local government agencies (cities and counties). For tsunami hazards, CGS is working closely with CalEMA and the Tsunami Research Center at the University of Southern California to produce statewide tsunami inundation maps and preparedness information for California. CGS is also the Scientific Representative for California on the National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program Coordinating Committee, a state and federal cooperative responsible for developing policies and standards for tsunami mitigation efforts in the United States and its territories.
CGS is also the Scientific Representative for California on the National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program Coordinating Committee, a state and federal cooperative responsible for developing policies and standards for tsunami mitigation efforts in the United States and its territories.
The Science Application for Risk Reduction (SAFFR) tsunami scenario describing impact on California from a magnitude 9 earthquake off Alaska may be linked to here.
National Tsunami Preparedness Week - March 23-29, 2014
FREE tsunami education materials and activity ideas for schools, museums, and businesses in California are available (see links below)
For emergency planners in coastal jurisdictions, the California Emergency Management Agency (CalEMA) and the California Geological Survey (CGS) are available to support you regarding tsunami hazards in California, including your public education and outreach efforts for Tsunami Awareness Week. For more information on Tsunami Awareness and Preparedness Week resources and support available from CGS and Cal EMA, contact:
CGS Outreach/Seismic Hazards
California Geological Survey
801 K Street, MS 12-31
Sacramento, CA 95814
Earthquake & Tsunami Program
California Emergency Management Agency
30 Van Ness Ave., Suite 3300
San Francisco, CA 94102
Tsunami Maps and Posters
Tsunami Educational Documents and Related Information
If you have any questions or comments about the CGS tsunami webpage, please email firstname.lastname@example.org