tsunami warning systems

GPS data could speed up tsunami warnings

Faster tsunami warnings could be issued by using Global Positioning System (GPS) data alongside existing earthquake detection technology, scientists have found.


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Wed, 14/12/2011 - 16:33

The Reliability of Tsunami Detection Buoys

The ocean-based tsunami detection system, known as the deep-ocean assessment and reporting of tsunamis (DART), which today sent warnings to residents on the west coast of the United States and Hawaii (as well as more than 50 other countries) is an unreliable system, according to 2010 report.

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Wed, 06/04/2011 - 10:26

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (UNESCO/IOC)

The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO was created in 1960 and promotes international cooperation and coordinates programmes in marine research, services, observation systems,


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International Tsunami Information Centre (ITIC)

The International Tsunami Information Centre (ITIC) was created in 1965 by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).


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