How Tsunami Warning System Works s1180048 Marina Ohtsuka
IntroductionContents ● Through the Indian Ocean Tsunami ● Development of Tsunami Warning System ● Structure of that System ● How to transmit information ● Present Situation ● Conclusion
Through the Indian Ocean TsunamiThe Indian Ocean tsunami happens in 2004.A lot of people died of this tsunami.Therefore, Indias government started making thetsunami warning system.
Development of Tsunami WarningSystemThe tsunami warning system had not existed in theIndian Ocean before 2004.It will be possible to prepare it in five years.Development is advanced now.
Structure of that SystemWhen the earthquake happens in the Indian Ocean,that data is sent to Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.The work of two centers in Hawaii and Japangenerates the tsunami by the earthquake or is very ameasurement at the tsunami arrival time.
How to transmit informationInformation is delivered to the population in variousmethods.For instance, radio, television, E-mail and electricwave and so on.
Present SituationThe technology of the system has not reached allregions.However, NGO and the community group try to hearthe tsunami warning by people and to tell what theyshould prepare.
ConclusionAn Indian tsunami in 2004 caused big damage.The tsunami warning system was introduced inIndia.The system has been improved in cooperation withanother country.However, it is not enough yet.The country tries to tell people the importance of thetsunami warning system.It is the most important that people understand it.