Article #3How the Indian Ocean Tsunami warning system works
Introduction(1)In 2004 a tsunami in the Indian Ocean killed almost 230,000people. After intergovernmental oceanographic commissionbegan coordinating efforts to create an Indian ocean tsunamiearly warning system.
Introduction(2)2009 years, a large network of seismographic center, nationalwarning center or agencies,coastal and deep ocean station isin place across the Indian Ocean to detect potential tsunamiand pass on warning to communities.
Introduction(3) Gaps remain in the system most significantly at the communitylevel and experts say more coordination is needed to ensurenational center are communicating many country sharinginformation of tsunami watch and warning. How the system work.
How the system work?(1)When an earthquake strikes in the Indian Ocean region, datafrom a variety of sources is transmitted to the PacificTsunami Warning Center based in Hawaii and the JapanMeteorological Agency in Tokyo.PTWC watch tsunami.By 2011 a number of RegionalTsunami Watch providers in Indian ocean countries are setto take over this function.
how the system work?(2)now, countries are able to invest more in technology will sharedata with smaller states that can not, such as the maldives orthe Seychelles.
How the system work?(3)on the ground in many Indian ocean countries, NGOs andcommunity groups are involved in educating and coordinatinglocal populations to know what to do when they hear a tsunamiwarning or when they feel or see signs of an earthquake ortsunami.
SummaryIndian Ocean tsunami warning system button up making thesystem. the next stage. people have to understand tsunamidangerous sign in Indian ocean.