Projects

National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program (NTHMP)

A coordinated national effort to assess tsunami threat, prepare community response, issue timely and effective warnings, and mitigate damage.

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Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (PMEL)

PMEL is a laboratory made up of around 200 scientists, engineers, administrative and IT professionals. Located in Seattle, Washington with a satellite campus in Newport, Oregon we conduct research around the globe.

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Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013

A law making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013, to improve and streamline disaster assistance from Hurricane Sandy, and for other purposes.

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U.S. COASTAL Act of 2012

CIRES DEM modelers are developing a suite of seamless bathy-topo DEMs of the U.S. Atlantic Coast to support surge and inundation modeling for NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). These DEMs are the initial part of a planned framework for a seamless depiction of merged bathymetry and topography along U.S. coasts.

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NOAA's VDatum Tool

VDatum is a free software tool being developed jointly by NOAA's National Geodetic Survey (NGS), Office of Coast Survey (OCS), and Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS) and is designed to vertically transform geospatial data among a variety of tidal, orthometric and ellipsoidal vertical datums.

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NOAA Tsunami Program

NOAA has led the U.S. effort to build a comprehensive tsunami warning system. The result is a nation better equipped to detect and respond to tsunamis.

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