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Probabilistic Source Selection for the Cascadia Subduction Zone
This report has been submitted to FEMA Region IX as a final project report for a project on developing new methodologies for Probabilistic Tsunami Hazard Assessment (PTHA). We propose a methodology for taking a large number of realizations of potential future earthquakes (with associated probabilities) and producing good ...
Tsunami Hazard Assessment of Whatcom County, Washington. Project Report - Version 2
This report documents the results of a study supported by the Washington State Emergency Management Division of the tsunami hazard along the coast of Whatcom County. One earthquake source from the Seattle Fault and one from the Cascadia Subduction Zone were considered. Results include inundation depths and times of arrival ...
Issues Encountered with ASCE Compatibility Criteria
The State of Washington is assisting at-risk coastal communities that have included the design and construction of tsunami vertical evacuation structures in their hazard mitigation plans. Washington State has not formally adopted the ASCE 7-16 Chapter 6 standard; however, past VES projects have made the decision to meet these ...