tsunamis

Mapping Japan's changed landscape from space

Following the massive earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan on 11 March, satellite imagery has been vital in providing a clear picture of the extent of devastation to aid the relief effort now underway. In

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NOAA Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC)

Under the auspices of the United Nations, the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) established the Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Pacific Tsunami Warning System (ICG/PTWS) in 1968.

Its main activity is providing warning for Pacific basin teletsunamis and tsunamis.

Website www.prh.noaa.gov/ptwc/

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