Risk communication and worried publics in an imminent rockslide and tsunami situation

  title={Risk communication and worried publics in an imminent rockslide and tsunami situation},
  author={Sverre Kjetil R{\o}d and Carl H. Botan and Are Holen},
  journal={Journal of Risk Research},
  pages={645 - 654}
In this paper determinants of adequate worry were studied in the case of an impending rockslide and tsunami in the fjords around Åknes on the west coast of Norway. Approximately 3000 people live in this danger zone. A rockslide may cause up to 54 million cubic metres (1.9 billion cubic feet) of rock to slide into the fjord below, causing a major tsunami. In relation to risk communication, the study sought insights into the determinants of adequate worry in this certain, but time-indeterminate… 
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