Hydrospatial: Science Coastal Flooding + Detection & Response for Tsunami

What:
Talk
When:
Wednesday 22 Jul 02:30 PM (45 minutes)
Breaks:
Break   03:15 PM to 03:30 PM (15 minutes)
Where:
Room 1
Discussion:
0

Ocean, Marine & Coastal Hydro(Geo)spatial Management is critical for the Blue Economy. Much knowledge, data, information and coordination are needed for the marine and coastal sector in time of disruption to maintain safe and efficient operations.

This session will cover the scientific basis; the detection and the response of Earthquake in the Canadian coastal zone and underwater that could potentially generate ocean coastal flooding & Tsunamis. The session will be as follows:

These times are approximate

•14:30 Introduction - Denis Hains, H2i;

••14:32 National Scale GIS for Assessment of Hazards - Dr. Daniel Lebel & Gwyn Lintern, NRCan;

•••14:48 Detecting & Responding to Great Waves! - Mark Leblanc, DFO & David McCormack, NRCan;

••••15:04 Live Q&As.

•••••15:15 End of Session.


Speaker
Geological Survey of Canada of Natural Resources Canada
Director General
Speaker
NRCan
Head of Submarine Landslide and Tsunami Activity under the Public Safety Geoscience Program
Speaker
NRCan
Executive Director Canadian Hazards Information Service
Speaker
Canadian Hydrographic Service (CHS)
DFO
Speaker
H2i
President & CEO

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