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Tsunami warning system


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Tsunami warning system

  1. 1. How Tsunami warning system in the Indian Ocean works?● What is tsunami warning system?● The tsunami in the Indian Ocean● PTWC and JMS● PTMPs● How tsunami Warning system works? (1)● How tsunami Warning system works? (2)
  2. 2. What tsunami warning system?● The system is a system to detect tsunamis and issue warning to protect lives of people● The system consists of two part, sensor to detect tsunami and system to issue the warning of tsunamis.
  3. 3. The tsunami in the Indian Ocean● In 2004, it was killed almost 2300,000 people.● Before 2004, There were no system like the tsunami warning system.● Also, a lot of countries didnt have agencies responsible for tsunami warnings.
  4. 4. PTWC and JMS● PTWC is Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre.● JMS is Japan Meteorological Agency.● Data of earthquake is sent to the PTWC in Hawaii and JMA in Tokyo.
  5. 5. RTWPs● The Regional Tsunami Watch Providers (RTWPs) are set to watch region in Indian Ocean countries.
  6. 6. How tsunami warning system works? (1)1. Earthquake happens.2. Data of the earthquake is sent to the PTWC and JMA.3.It analyzes the time of coming tsunami, and determine intensity of an earthquake.
  7. 7. 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.
  8. 8. Conclusion● In the 2004, many people was dead by the tsunami because the tsunami warning system wasnt perfect. That experience is based on, current system is improved, and protect many lives of people from tsunami.