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ITIC TRAINING PROGRAMME (ITP) – PACIFIC ISLANDS COUNTRIES

Regional Training Workshop on the PTWC Enhanced Products

22 - 24 May 2014, Nadi, Fiji


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1.1
Opening Ceremonies
1.2
Logistics and Administrative Items, Introductions Course Overview
2.1
ICG/PTWS-XXV Outcomes, specifically for PTWS Enhanced Products
2.2
Responding Rapidly and Effectively: Tsunami Warning and Emergency Response Requirements and Timeline-driven SOPs
2.3
What will Tsunami Warning Centers (TWCs) provide to Tsunami Emergency Response (TER) agencies? TWC Operations Challenges and Limitations in real-time Monitoring, Detection, and Forecasting
2.4
What do TERs want from TWCs? TER Operations Challenges and Limitations in Alerting, Evacuation, and Safe-to-Return (All-Clear)
3.1
Country SOPs using PTWC Enhanced Products - 10 min/country (8 countries: Nauru, Niue, Palau, PNG, RMI, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga)
3.2
Discussion: Challenges for Country Readiness for Changeover – What is left to do, gaps, needs?
4.1
Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) New Enhanced Products SOPs - Why, What, Criteria, Staging of Products
4.2
TWC Operations: Real-time Earthquake Detection and Fast Source Characterization - Sparse networks, Magnitudes, W-Phase Centroid Moment Tensors – Techniques, Use, and Limitations
4.3
TWC Operations: Travel Time and Wave Forecasting - Techniques, Use and Limitations, Sensitivity Studies (Location, Depth, Magnitude)
4.4
PTWC Enhanced Products - Explanation of Each Product: Public Text, Graphical Deep-Ocean Tsunami Amplitude (Energy), Coastal Tsunami Amplitude, Coastal Tsunami Amplitude Polygons, Tsunami Amplitude Statistics, Coastal Tsunami Amplitude KMZ file
4.5
PTWC Enhanced Products - Explanation of Each Product (continued)
5.1
National Tsunami Warning Center SOP for PTWC Enhanced Products - Guidance and Examples: Flow Charts, Criteria Tables, Warning/Watch/Information Message Templates
5.2
Using Tsunami Warning Decision Support Tools for Monitoring, Detection, Assessment, Warning, Cancellation
5.3
PTWC Enhanced Products Guidance for National Warnings and Evacuation – Land and Marine Threats and Public Safety
5.4
Timeline-driven SOPs – Intl TWCs, NTWC, NDMO/DMO actions
6.1
Understanding PTWC Enhanced Products – Distant Tsunami Hazard Scenarios
6.2
Understanding PTWC Enhanced Products – Regional and Local Tsunami Hazard Scenarios
6.3
Decision-making using PTWC Enhanced Products: Local Tsunami Table Top Exercise
6.4
Summary Discussion and Closing: Country Readiness for PTWS Enhanced Products
 
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AFTERNOON – Hands-on One-on-One Sessions: TW Software Tools, Country Enhanced Products SOPs

Group(s): Tsunami , ITIC
Created at 11:54 on 4 Apr 2014 by Bernardo ALIAGA
Last Updated at 20:04 on 24 Jul 2014 by Bernardo ALIAGA
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