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Community Tsunami Preparedness - 2nd Edition
This module is designed to help emergency managers prepare their communities for tsunamis. Lessons include basic tsunami science, hazards produced by tsunamis, the tsunami warning system, the importance of public education activities, and how to craft good emergency messages and develop tsunami response plans. The module also contains links to extensive Reference and Resources sections.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Module / Unit
  • Natural hazards
Technical requirements:
Flash player
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2011 University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR). All rights reserved. The user is granted the right to use this resource for non-commercial, non-profit research, or educational purposes only, as are more fully described in the UCAR Terms of Use. [URL:]
DLESE Catalog ID: COMET-000-000-000-186
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Principal Investigator: Victoria Johnson
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)