• Alaska Earthquake Center: A 2020 Perspective

      Grassi, Beth; West, Michael; Gardine, Lea (2021-03)
      The Alaska Earthquake Center is not historically in the habit of producing annual reports. We are in a dynamic time, however. Societally-significant earthquakes and multiple tsunami concerns over the past few years have brought more attention to what we do. At the same time, we are experiencing significant growth in several areas. Our goal in distributing this summary is to communicate the breadth of our activities and the diversity of our stakeholders, helping us become even more effective at meeting the earthquake and tsunami science needs of Alaska and the nation.
    • Maritime Guidance for Distant and Local Source Tsunami Events: Haines and Skagway, Alaska

      Nicolsky, Dmitry; Gardine, Lea (2022-06)
      These documents provide response guidance for Haines and Skagway, Alaska in the event of tsunamis for small vessels such as recreational sailing and motor vessels, and commercial fishing vessels. The developed documents follow the guidance developed by the National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program (NTHMP) and are based on anticipated effects of a maximum-considered distant and locally generated tsunami event.
    • Preliminary Summary of Barry Arm Seismic Installations

      West, Michael (2020-09-18)
      In September 2020, the Alaska Earthquake Center installed two seismic stations, one webcam, and a repeater in the Barry Arm region of Prince William Sound. This preliminary summary includes descriptions of the instrumentation as well as some very early observations in the data.