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February 1 - 2, 2016
Boulder, Colorado

Page updated March 28, 2016.

Meeting agenda is here

February 1st

8:30 – 9:00AM Welcome, introductions, and logistics (MMS co-chairs: Kara Gately and Dmitry Nicolsky, USGS: Stephanie Ross, NTHMP administrator Rocky Lopes).

Background and Summary Information

9:00 – 9:15AM Overview of NTHMP (Dmitry Nicolsky and Kara Gately)

9:15 – 9:30AM Overview of USGS Tsunami-Related Programs and Responsibilities (Stephanie Ross)

9:30 – 10:00AM NOAA Tsunami Program and USGS Collaborations – Presentation on related projects and outcomes from the Tsunami Research Advisory Council Meeting (Mike Angove, NOAA Tsunami Program Manager)

Formatting note: when names are highlighted and underlined, that is a link to that person's presentation

10:15 – 11:45AM SESSION 1: Tsunami Sources Presentation – Cascadia focus – Overview on the needs from the MMS concerning consistent tsunami sources: (Panelists: T. Walsh, J. Allen, A. Nelson, Pat McCrory, A. Frankel). Facilitators: Art Frankel and Tim Walsh

10:15-10:25 AM Washington needs from Tim Walsh
Oregon needs from Jonathon Allen

10:25-10:40 AM brief comments by Alan Nelson, Pat McCrory, Art Frankel

10:45 – 11:45AM Discussion – Defining the outcome(s).

1:00 – 2:00 PM SESSION 2: USGS Tsunami Sources Working Group (TSWG) and Slab 1.0 (TSWG Overview: Walter Mooney; Panelists: Rick Wilson, Bruce Jaffe, Guy Gelfenbaum, Gavin Hayes). Facilitators: Walter Mooney and Rick Wilson

1:00- 1:15 PM TSWG overview by Walter Mooney

1:15-1:20 PM California needs from Rick Wilson

1:20-1:35 PM brief comments by Bruce Jaffe, Guy Gelfenbaum, Gavin Hayes

1:35-2:00 PM Discussion - Utilizing the USGS TSWG or similar USGS Tsunami Work Group

2:00 – 2:30PM Tsunami Warning Center Needs, Including Source Development Support for National Tsunami Exercises (P. Whitmore, C. McCreery).

2:00-2:15 Overview by Paul Whitmore and Chip McCreery

2:15-2:30 PM Discussion led by Paul Whitmore and Chip McCreery

2:45 – 4:15PM SESSION 3: Tsunami Sources Presentation – Alaska-Aleutians/Hawaii/N. and S. Pacific focus – Overview on the needs from the MMS concerning consistent tsunami sources (Panelists: Dmitry Nicolsky, Kwok Fai Cheung, Chip Guard, Elinor Lutu-McMoore, Bruce Richmond, David Scholl, Roland von Heune, M. Petersen, Peter Haeussler, Rob Witter). Facilitators: Dmitry Nicolsky and Rob Witter

2:45-3:05 PM Alaska needs from Dmitry Nicolsky
Hawaii needs from Kwok Fai Cheung
North Pacific needs from Elinor Lutu-McMoore with Kowk Fai Cheung
Western North Pacific Tropical Island needs from Chip Guard

3:05-3:35 PM brief comments by Bruce Richmond, Dave Scholl, Roland von Heune, Mark Petersen, Peter Haeussler, Rob Witter

3:35 – 4:15PM Discussion – Defining the outcome(s)

4:15 – 4:30PM Overview of Day One and Wrap Up (MMS co-chairs: K. Gately and D. Nicolsky; USGS: S. Ross)

February 2nd

Note: Session 4 on USGS and NTHMP collaboration and capabilities on MES-related activities, originally planned for 8:30 am on February 2 was moved to February 4 due to inclement weather.

9:45 – 10:00AM USGS proposed Subduction Zone Initiative: Joan Gomberg

10:00-10:20 AM Landslide Tsunami Modeling Presentation: (invited talk by David George)

10:20 – 12:00 pm SESSION 5: Tsunami Sources Presentation – East Coast, Gulf Coast, Caribbean - Overview on the needs from the MMS concerning tsunami sources (landslide modeling, benchmark problems, probabilistic methods and worst case scenarios) (Panelists: V. Huerfano, R. Watlington, J. Horrillo, S. Grilli, Uri ten Brink, Jason Chaytor). Facilitators: Stephan Grilli and Jason Chaytor

10:20 – 10:40 AM Puerto Rico needs by Victor Huerfano
U.S. Virgin Islands needs by Roy Watlington
Gulf Coast needs by Juan Horrillo and Alyssa Manis
East Coast needs by Stephan Grilli

10:50 - 11:00 AM Brief comments by Uri ten Brink and Jason Chaytor

11:00 – 12:00PM Discussion – Defining the outcome(s).

1:00 – 1:45 PM Recommendations for the USGS Work Group – Defining a path for achieving the outcomes defined (Breakout/Working Groups)

1:45 – 2:15 PM Action Items from breakout groups and the way forward (MMS co-chairs)

2:15 – 2:30PM Summary, Closing Remarks and Adjourn (MMS co-chairs)

2016 MMS meeting notes February 2 & 4 during NTHMP Annual Meeting

2016 NTHMP/USGS Workshop notes (to come)

Return to main 2016 NTHMP Annual Meeting page.

If you have questions or if a link is broken or file does not download, please contact:

Rocky Lopes
NTHMP Program Administrator
NOAA/National Weather Service, Tsunami Program

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