Probabilistic TSUnami Hazard MAPS for the NEAM Region The TSUMAPS NEAM Project

Basili, Roberto
Babeyko, Andrey
Baptista, Maria Ana
Abdallah, Samir Ben
Canals, Miquel
Mouraouah, Azelarab El
Harbitz, Carl Bonnevie
Ibenbrahim, Aomar
Lastras, Galderic
Lorito, Stefano
Lovholt, Finn
Matias, Luis Manuel
Omira, Rachid
Papadopoulos, Gerassimos A
Pekcan, Onur
Nmiri, Abdelwaheb
Selva, Jacopo
Yalçıner, Ahmet Cevdet
As global awareness of tsunami hazard and risk grows, the North-East Atlantic, the Mediterranean, and connected Seas (NEAM) region still lacks a thorough probabilistic tsunami hazard assessment. The TSUMAPS-NEAM project aims to fill this gap in the NEAM region by 1) producing the first region-wide long-term homogenous Probabilistic Tsunami Hazard Assessment (PTHA) from earthquake sources, and by 2) triggering a common tsunami risk management strategy. The specific objectives of the project are tackled by the following four consecutive actions: 1) Conduct a state-of-the-art, standardized, and updatable PTHA with full uncertainty treatment; 2) Review the entire process with international experts; 3) Produce the PTHA database, with documentation of the entire hazard assessment process; and 4) Publicize the results through an awareness raising and education phase, and a capacity building phase. This presentation will illustrate the project layout, summarize its current status of advancement including the firs preliminary release of the assessment, and outline its connections with similar initiatives in the international context.


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