This presentation will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Seaview. PCEMA will be specifically reaching out to the Spanish speaking population throughout the region. The session will be presented in Spanish only.
Presenters will include Marco Cisternas from the Universídad Católica de Valparaiso. Professor Cisternas has been studying Chilean earthquake and tsunami hazards for much of the past 30 years. He has done much public outreach along the way. He engages audiences with evidence and insights delivered with charm and wit.
Lisa Ely is on the faculty of Central Washington University. Professor Ely has field experience with geological evidence for extreme riverine floods in India and Oregon, in addition to her work with Chilean earthquake and tsunami geology. She has recently spoken on tsunamis in a lecture tour, sponsored by the Geological Society of America, that took her to various parts of Latin America and the Caribbean.
Brian Atwater from the United States Geological Survey and Affiliate Professor with University of Washington Earth and Space Sciences, will also be presenting. Manuel Lugo from the Washington Emergency Management Division and Scott McDougall and Chief Deputy Stephanie Fritts from the Pacific County Emergency Management Agency will be on hand to provide local information.
For more information contact Scott McDougall, Deputy Director Pacific County Emergency Management Agency at firstname.lastname@example.org or (360) 642 or 875-9338.