Indian Ocean tsunami warning system warks.● Tsunami in the Indian Ocean● Tsunami warning system● PTWC● Works of two centers● ADPC● How tsunami warning system works? (1)● How tsunami warning system works? (1) S1180109 Syun Nabeshima
Tsunami in the Indian Ocean● In 2004, about 230000 people were killed by large tsunami.● Before happening the tsunami, there were no device to detect tsunami in the Indian Ocean.● Also, a lot of countries did not have agencies responsible for tsunami warnings.
Tsunami warning system● This system in the Indian Ocean is based on the PTWC.● Using the RTWPs, it detests tsunami.
PTWC● PTWC is the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.● Data of earthquake is sent to the PTWC in the Pacific region which has dangers of taunami.
Works of two centers● They are in Hawaii and Japan.● Data of earthquake is sent to the two centers.● Works of the centers is to determine the earthquake size and time that tsunami comes.
ADPC● ADPC is the Asian Disaster Preparedness.● ADPC in Bangkok will become regional watch providers.
How tsunami warning system works? (1)1. Earthquake happens.2. Date of the earthquake is sent to the PTWC and JAM.3. It analyzes the time of coming tsunami, and determine intensity of an earthquake.
How tsunami warning system works? (2)4. That result are sent to the regions.5. we receive that result as E-mail, TV news, etc.