On October 16, a lecture Lessons Learned from the 1952 Kamchatka Tsunami was given at the Sakhalin Regional Museum as part of the Natural History of Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands Lecture Series.
Students of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk College of Service, Institute of Development of Education of the Sakhalin Region and guests of the city attended the lecture delivered by Tatyana Nikolayevna Ivelskaya, Head of the Tsunami Warning Center of the Sakhalin Territorial Administration for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring (Sakhalin UGMS), Ph.D. in Physics and Mathematics, member of the Sakhalin Branch of the Russian Geographical Society.
Detailed information was given to the audience about the 1952 Kuril Tsunami, the largest in the twentieth century and in the Sakhalin Region as well as of its destructive force. The attendees learnt about what tsunami warning services and authorities are engaged in tsunami mitigation and preparedness activities today.
Questions were asked and answers were given at the end of the lecture.
Prepared by: Zh.K. Belonosova, Guide, Grade 1