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  • 1. Article #3 How the Indian Ocean Tsunami warning system works
  • 2. Introduction(1)
    • In 2004 a tsunami in the Indian Ocean killed almost 230,000 people. After intergovernmental oceanographic commission began coordinating efforts to create an Indian ocean tsunami early warning system. 
  • 3. Introduction(2)
    • 2009 years, a large network of seismographic center, national warning   center or agencies,coastal and deep ocean station is in place across the Indian Ocean to detect potential tsunami and pass on warning to communities.
  • 4. Introduction(3)
    •   Gaps remain in the system most significantly at the community level and experts say more coordination is needed to ensure national center are communicating many country sharing information of tsunami watch and warning.
    • How the system work.
  • 5. How the system work?(1)
    • When an earthquake strikes in the Indian Ocean region, data from a variety of sources is transmitted to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center based in Hawaii and the Japan Meteorological Agency  in Tokyo.
    • PTWC watch tsunami.By 2011 a number of Regional Tsunami Watch providers in Indian ocean countries are set to take over this function.
  • 6. how the system work?(2)
    • now, countries are able to invest more in technology will share data with smaller states that can not, such as the maldives or the Seychelles.
  • 7. How the system work?(3)
    • on the ground in many Indian ocean countries, NGOs and community groups are involved in educating and coordinating local populations to know what to do when they hear a tsunami warning or when they feel or see signs of an earthquake or tsunami.
  • 8. Summary
    • Indian Ocean tsunami warning system button up making the system. the next stage. people have to understand tsunami dangerous sign in Indian ocean.