Sunday, January 02, 2005

The New York Times > International > International Special > Early Warnings: Tsunami Group Will Expand Its Network

The New York Times article - January 2, 2005: (Registration required.)

"Officials in charge of the existing international tsunami warning system, which covers only the Pacific Ocean, have taken an initial step to broaden the network to the Indian Ocean and other possible trouble spots, agreeing to distribute their bulletins on earthquakes and possible waves 'to anyone who wants to receive the messages.'
Until now the bulletins had gone only to about 300 agencies and individual scientists tracking conditions mainly in the Pacific, which has historically experienced 90 percent of the world's underwater earthquakes and tsunamis.

"The Web site for the office of the tsunami monitoring service is"

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