Inundation Mapping Resources
This section provides a list of reports related to Hazard Assessment and Warning Guidance that are available to the public by purchase or internet download. The list is categorized by NCTR and state agencies.
NOAA Center for Tsunami Research (NCTR) Publications -- See all NCTR publications, or select a keyword or author parameter to search the publications:
Alaska -- Tsunami hazard maps are available from the Alaska Department of Natural Resources Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys. Please contact Scott Simmons for more information about evacuation maps.
- Hansen, R., E. Suleimani, Z. Kowalik and R. Combelick (2001): Tsunami inundation mapping for Alaska Communities. In Proceedings of the International Tsunami Symposium 2001 (ITS 2001) (on CD-ROM), NTHMP Review Session, R-12, Seattle, WA, 7-10 August 2001, 181. http://www.pmel.noaa.gov/its2001/
- Suleimani, E.N., R.A. Hansen, R.A. Combellick, G.A. Carver, R.A. Kamphaus, J.C. Newman, and A.J. Venturato (2002a): Tsunami hazard maps of the Kodiak area, Alaska, State of Alaska Department of Natural Resources Ð Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys, Alaska, RI 2002-1, 18pp.
- Suleimani, E.N., R.A. Combellick , R.A. Hansen, and G.A. Carver (2002b): Tsunami Hazard Mapping of Alaska Coastal Communities, State of Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys, Alaska Geosurvey News, Vol. 6, No. 2, June 2002.
California -- Please contact Rich Eisner of the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services Earthquake Program for information about California tsunami hazard and evacuation maps. Contact the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services Coastal Region for more information about obtaining tsunami inundation and evacuation maps. Other resources can be found through the University of Southern California Tsunami Research Group.
Hawaii -- Hazard maps and other publications can be found at the Pacific Disaster Center, the University of Hawaii School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, and the International Tsunami Information Center. The Hawaii Civil Defense Division works in conjunction with tsunami inundation modelers to create inundation maps.
Oregon -- Tsunami hazard maps and evacuation brochures are available from the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries or Nature of the Northwest.
Washington -- Tsunami hazard maps and other resources are available from the Washington State Department of Natural Resources Division of Geology and Earth Resources. Contact the Washington Military Department Emergency Management Division for information on evacuation maps.
- Mofjeld, H.O., et al. (2002): Tidal datum distributions in Puget Sound, Washington, based on a tide model. NOAA Tech. Memo. OAR PMEL-122, 35 pp. [PDF Version]