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Community Model Interface for Tsunami (ComMIT) Training Workshop

Event Type Training Course
Date(s)(yyyy-mm-dd) Start: 2011-10-24 - End: 2011-10-28
Location , University of Guadeloupe , Point a Pitre, France
Short Title ComMIT Training
Summary The Third Session of the Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Tsunami and Other Coastal Hazards Warning System for the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions (ICG/CARIBE EWS-III) held in Panama City, 12-14 March, 2008 recommended to develop capabilities for modeling tsunami events through holding a Workshop on ComMit (NOAA’s MOST model). In the above framework, the University of Guadeloupe, Guadeloupe,will host a Community Model Interface for Tsunami (ComMIT) Training Workshop, October 24-28, 2011. The course is sponsored by UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC). ComMIT is an interface for NOAA’s propagation/inundation tsunami code, MOST, and the training will be provided by personnel of the NOAA Center for Tsunami Research. The 5-day course will include the preparation and pre-processing of the computational grids (three) and how to use the MOST code to prepare inundation maps based using pre-computed sources in the Caribbean region. All participants are expected to bring their own laptop running either MS Windows or Linux.

Event Entered By Bernardo ALIAGA
Organisers Bernardo ALIAGA (contact for Secretariat CARIBE EWS)
Narcisse ZAHIBO (contact for Local Organiser)
Staff Diana Patricia MOSQUERA CALLE

Group(s): IOC , Capacity Development , Tsunami , ITIC
Created: 2010-03-29 17:32:19
Last Updated: 2011-10-28 17:55:55