Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning System

Tsunami warning

This press release about the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning System was just slashdotted.

UNESCO Director-General Koïchiro Matsuura announced that the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning System is up and running as scheduled in an address to the Executive Council of UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (UNESCO-IOC)

The organization is still working some kinks out of the system but it’s great to see technology deployed that could help save lives in the future.

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