Audio and web links from the tsunami call-in
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Listen to Tuesday’s Tsunami Call-In with Police Chief Sheldon Schmitt, Fire Chief Dave Miller, Assistant Fire Chief Al Stevens and Joel Curtis, warning coordination meteorologist for the National Weather Service and see the slides that Joel refers to and the web links mentioned during the program.
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Here are the web links mentioned.
Build a 7 Day Survival Kit
Download a 27-page earthquake/tsunami preparedness pamphlet, learn more about seismic activity on the Queen Charlotte fault at the Alaska Earthquake Information Center.
Learn the elevation of your house, or any place in Sitka, Southeast or the world at geoplaner.com. Scroll up to enter your address with city and state in the box near the upper left side of the page. Once in the area you want you can drag the red balloon to any location.
There’s a new bird in town, and she’s a little shy. After a long career in education, she doesn’t have a lot of patience for the classroom. But for the right student, she still has plenty to teach. These days, she’s settling into a comfortable retirement, just off Sawmill Creek Road-- at the Alaska Raptor Center. more
Linda Behnken, the Executive Director of the Alaska Longline Fisherman's Association was joined by Tori O'Connell, the Research Director of the Sitka Sound Science Center, to provide an update on SEASWAP (The Southeast Alaska Sperm Whale Avoidance Project). As O'Connell explains, the project just secured $311,000 in funding to continue research on a sperm whale avoidance network this fall. The avoidance network will tag whales in the Chatham Strait black cod fishery and give fisherman devices to communicate where the whales are located. Downloadable audio. more