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2015 NTHMP Summer MES/MMS Subcommittee Meetings

Meetings held July 13 - 16, 2015 in San Diego, California

Attendees        Page updated August 21, 2015

Where links are shown below, presentations or documents discussed are available.

Mitigation & Education Subcommittee Meeting
July 13 - 15, 2015

Overall MES 2015 Summer Meeting notes -- Co-Chairs and Subcommittee Members

Tsunami Preparedness Week Success Stories
     *  California
     *  Hawaii
     *  Puerto Rico
        Other reports were provided verbally without powerpoint support development -- Mark Benthien

TsunamiReady Guidelines -- Rocky Lopes

ITIC Course on Evacuation Plans, Maps, and Procedures -- Laura Kong

Working session and discussion: NTHMP Investment Activities Report -- Rocky Lopes
     Feedback on this report was discussed. Comments will be considered as the report is prepared for final publication in August.

MES Performance Metrics -- Discussion and update (no presentation)

Education Strategy Status and Priorities -- Christa Rabenold

Survey Questions for baseline of outreach provision feedback (measurement capability) -- Discussion. No presentation.

NTHMP Chair Aimee Devaris and NWS Tsunami Program Manager Mike Angove -- Discussion. No presentation.

Common Media Outreach Opportunities & Strategy -- Miller and Rabenold

Post-tsunamis protocols and tsunami observer programsand Guideline -- Richards, Kong, & Miller, Presentation and Discussion -- Richards & Kong

Summarize Items for MES and MMS collaboration -- Biasco, Miller, Kong -- Discussion. No presentation.

Mapping & Modeling Subcommittee Meeting
July 14 - 16, 2015

Overall MMS 2015 Summer Meeting notes -- Co-Chairs and Subcommittee Members

Update on the Tsunami Currents Benchmark Workshop report -- Lynett

Updates to modeling results for offshore safe depths -- Wilson

NTHMP Chair Aimee Devaris and NWS Tsunami Program Manager Mike Angove -- Discussion. No presentation.

Update from the NTHMP-US Coast Guard Work Group on minimum maritime offshore safety limits/plans -- Wilson

Completion of the maritime mapping and modeling guidance -- Wilson -- Discussion. No presentation.

Layman's info on tsunami models -- Discussion. No presentation.

NTHMP-USGS Collaborations and tsunami source characterization -- Ross, Wilson

The landslide tsunami workshop -- Grilli

DEM production/issues (NCEI) -- Stroker

DEM Priorities   Note: updated during meeting. New file posted 08/21/2015

Update of Inundation Map Guidelines Document -- Discussion. No presentation.

Update on Steps for MMS Benchmarked Models -- Gately -- Discussion. No presentation.

Review and Evaluation of MMS Performance Metrics and Future Work Plan -- Gately -- (presentation to come)

NHWAVE Tsunami inundation benchmark -- Kirby

Maritime Response Planning -- Wilson

Joint Subcommittees Meeting
July 15, 2015

Maritime Guidance Update -- Wilson

National Tsunami Hazard Assessment Update -- Stroker

Update on FEMA's HAZUS for Tsunami -- Biasco

Evacuation Guidelines White Paper -- Work session and discussion by Shelling & Wood -- Discussion. No presentation.

MMS Maritime Mapping Guideline -- Wilson -- Discussion. No presentation.

Tsunami currents benchmarking workshop overview -- Kirby

Laymen's summary of MMS tsunami models -- Gately

NTHMP Outreach Products -- Rabenold & Miller -- (presentation to come)

NTHMP Coordinating Committee Meeting
July 15, 2015

Meeting Minutes

The following materials were provided to support discussions during these meetings:

MES MMS CC Document
Yes Yes No Suggested Guidelines and Resources for Tsunami Evacuation Modeling
Yes Yes No Appendix D. Variations in community vulnerability to tsunamis
Yes Yes No [Optional]  Community variations in population exposure to near-field tsunami hazards as a function of pedestrian travel time to safety
Yes No No Evaluating Tsunami Preparedness Education & Outreach: Public Workshops
No Yes No DRAFT (UPDATED 6/16/15) NTHMP Maritime Guidance  114 pages, 45MB Word file
No Yes No Draft Maritime Vessel Evacuation - Mininmum Offsore Safe Depths  2-page Word file
Yes Yes No National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program 2013-2017 Strategic Plan (MES Section pp. 14-18)


MES Meeting Agenda
July 13 - 15, 2015

MMS Meeting Agenda
July 14 - 16, 2015

meeting agenda
10:30am to 4:00pm
July 15, 2015

Updated 6/10/15
Coordinating Committee
Meeting Agenda
4:00pm to 5:00pm
July 15, 2015


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