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Tsunamis and the International Response:
Economic, Social and Environmental Dimensions

(Released April 2005)

  by Ben Fertig, Tanya Foster and Irene Nicholas  


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  Warning System
Warning Communications
  1. After the tsunami
    (Channel 4 Television, 124 Horseferry Road, London, SW1P 2TX)

  2. Deep-ocean Assessment and Reporting of Tsunamis. NOAA
    (NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, 7600 Sand Point Way, Seattle, WA 98115)

  3. HazNet Program - National Sea Grant Network for Coastal Natural Hazards
    (National Sea Grant Network for Coastal Natural Hazards, SC Sea Grant Consortium, 287 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401)

  4. New Scientist Breaking News - Tsunami warning system is not simply sensors
    (New Scientist, Breaking News)

  5. New Scientist Special Report on Asian Tsunami Disaster
    (New Scientist, Breaking News)

  6. NOAA News Online (Story 2369). U.S. Announces plan for an improved tsunami detection and warning system. January 14, 2005.
    (National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA/NESDIS E/OC, SSMC3, 4th Floor, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3282)

  7. Open Tsunami Alert System

  8. Pacific Tsunami Museum Homepage
    (P.O. Box 806, Hilo, HI 96721)

  9. Pacific Tsunami Warning Center - Tsunami Ready
    (National Weather Service, Pacific Region Headquarters, 737 Bishop St No 2200, Honolulu, HI 96813)

  10. Plate tectonics and people. United States Geological Survey
    (U.S. Geological Survey Earthquake Hazards Program, U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center, NOAA/NGDC Mail Code E/GC1, 325 Broadway, Boulder, CO, 80305)