The Tsunami Preparedness Act of 2005

February 2, 2005

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Members will hear testimony examining S. 50, the Tsunami Preparedness Act of 2005, and the U.S. Tsunami Warning System.

Majority Statement

  • Ted Stevens

    Senator
  • Gordon H. Smith

    Senator

Minority Statement

  • Barbara Boxer

    Senator
  • Maria Cantwell

    Senator
  • Daniel K. Inouye

    Senator

Witness Panel 1

  • The Honorable Bill Frist

    Senate Majority Leader
    U.S. Senate
  • The Honorable Mary Landrieu

    U.S. Senator
    Louisiana

Witness Panel 2

  • Dr. John Marburger III

    Director
    Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President
  • Brigadier General John Kelly, U.S. Air Force (ret.)

    Deputy Undersecretary
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Dr. Arden L. Bement Jr.

    Director
    National Science Foundation
  • Dr. Charles Groat

    Director
    U.S. Geological Survey

Witness Panel 3

  • Dr. Roger Hansen

    Director
    Tsunami Warning and Environmental System for Alaska
  • Dr. Daniel Cox

    Director
    Hinsdale Wave Research Lab
  • Ms. Eileen Shea

    Project Coordinator
    East West Center