2010 Newsletters

Newsletters from 2010


Jan - Dec 2010 
(Vol. XLII No. 1)
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(2.8 MB pdf file)

Table of Contents
Cover Story
  • Earthquake Near Central Coast of Chile, 27 February 2010, p. 1
  • Summary of Earthquakes, p. 2
  • Two Great Earthquakes Associated with South Pacific Tsunami,
       29 September 2009, p. 10
  • Mentawai Islands, Indonesia Earthquake, 25 October 2010, p. 12
IOC News
  • Chile Tsunami Post-Event Assessment of PTWS Performance,
        p. 15
  • ITIC Training Programme-Hawaii (ITP-Hawaii), 30 August - 10 September
        2010, p. 16
  • ITP Country Trip Reports, p. 16
Workshop and Meeting Summaries
  • Samoa – American Samoa Tsunami Coordination Meetings, 
        27-28 May 2010, Apia, Samoa, p. 23
  • Fiji Tsunami Mission, 20-24 September 2010, p. 24
  • Tonga Tsunami Workshop, 25-26 August 2010, Nuku'alofa,
        Tonga, p. 25
  • Revision IOC Post Tsunami Field Survey Guide, 10-12 December
        2010, San Francisco, USA, p. 26


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Featured Resources

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Regional Disaster Information Center (Latin America & the Caribbean)

A database of Spanish language materials focused on tsunami preparedness.
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Post-Tsunami Survey:
El Salvador Summary Video

Learn the basics of a post-tsunami survey.

TsunamiTeacher USA
Tsunami Basics

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Learn the basics of tsunamis. Available in English and Samoan.

Tsunamis on the Move

Tsunami Awareness Poster

Awareness poster available in English, Chinese, French, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Singalese.


Global Hazard Maps

Posters of Tsunami Sources, Significant Earthquakes and Significant Volcanic Eruptions. Also Tsunami Sources Icosohedron Globe.

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Tsunami, The Great Waves

Available in English, Spanish, French and Chinese.


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Tsunami Glossary

Available in English, Arabic, Spanish, French and Bahasa. 



Where the First Wave Arrives in Minutes

Available in English, Bahasa, Spanish and French.


DVD copies for PC and Macintosh computers are available free of charge from the ITIC, Hawaii (itic.tsunami@noaa.gov).

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