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U.S. Geological Survey General Information Product 95

In cooperation with the Marin County SheriffOffice of Emergency Services

Marin Tsunami (video)

Filmed and edited by Kurt Loeffler and Justine Gesell


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Tsunamis are a constant threat to the coasts of our world. Although tsunamis are infrequent along the West coast of the United States, it is possible and necessary to prepare for potential tsunami hazards to minimize loss of life and property. Community awareness programs are important, as they strive to create an informed society by providing education and training.

The Marin coast could be struck by a tsunami. Whether you live in Marin County, visit the beaches, or rent or own a home near the coast, it is vital to understand the tsunami threat and take preparation seriously. Marin Tsunami tells the story of what several West Marin communities are doing to be prepared.

This video was produced by the US Geological Survey (USGS) in cooperation with the Marin Office of Emergency Services.

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  • Sound only with alternative text added, for the visually impaired (MP3, 15 MB)
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For additional information:
Contact Information, Earthquake Science Center
U.S. Geological Survey
345 Middlefield Road, MS 977
Menlo Park, California 94025

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Suggested citation:

Loeffler, Kurt, and Gesell, Justine, editors/cinematographers, 2010, Marin Tsunami: U.S. Geological Survey General Information Product 95 (video).

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