AGITHAR has six working groups
- Methods: While most of the existing approaches are known and well documented, this working group determines new methods and analysis strategies describes methodological gaps in the tsunami hazard assessment.
- Standards: In order to work on the challenge of unifying current approaches and compiling best practices and standards, this working group formulates and prepares decisions on standard procedures.
- Uncertainty: This working group investigates the important and quite distinct aspect in tsunami risk analysis of quantification and reduction of uncertainty on all levels of the analysis chain.
- Future Research: One of the major outcomes of AGITHAR will be guiding documents on future research directions and gaps in knowledge, methods, and strategies.
- Interdisciplinarity Monitoring: An innovative part of this action is the proposed “meta-working group” on interdisciplinary interaction. The working group will monitor possible conflicts due to the widely different scientific as well as social cultures involved, and will derive recommendations for future collaboration.
- Dissemination: A dissemination and stakeholder interaction working group takes the results of the first three working groups, produces guidelines on standards and good practises and general dissemination material, and organises workshops and capacity building initiatives.