Lake Earl/Del Norte County Tsunami Run-Up Study

  • Hydrographic Surveying
Lake Earl/Del Norte County Tsunami Run-Up Study

Client: Nolte
Funding Source: Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Project Location: Pacific Ocean – Smith River, CA

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) commissioned Nolte to study the effects of tsunami run-up on Lake Earl reservoir and western Del Norte County.  Pacific Affiliates worked together with Nolte developing coastal profiles to determine the speed, height and extent of tsunamis on the subject study area.  As part of the project, Pacific Affiliates completed all hydrographic and coastal surveys from one mile offshore the project area.

Tasks Performed:
  • Hydrographic Survey