Hazard Resilience

Drone videos show height of tsunami based on UW modeling

An evacuation route in Westport, Washington gets a “tsunami eye” view

October 20, 2022

It started with a question: How can emergency managers and educators make tsunami evacuation maps and routes easier to remember for coastal communities?

That’s when Washington Sea Grant Coastal Hazards Specialist Carrie Garrison-Laney came up with an idea.

“Some people are visual in terms of how they understand things,” she said.

“Being able to see video of how high a tsunami could be on a familiar landscape is a ...

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Budget News from Washington D.C.

March 18, 2019

Update on Sea Grant Funding for Fiscal Year 2020 from the WSG Director

Dear Friends,

With vocal support from our many stakeholders, the National Sea Grant College Program was reinstated in the federal budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019. The Consolidated Appropriations Act for 2019 was passed by Congress and signed by the President in February, which is encouraging news for Sea Grant and the many constituents who benefit from our work around the nation. The Consolidated Appropriations Act for 2019 provides ...

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