188 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm
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"This historic book commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission PTWS from 1965-2015, highlighting the dedication and contributions of 46 Member States in protecting lives and reducing property damage from destructive tsunamis."--back cover.
Associated conference: International Tsunami Symposium Commemorating 50th Anniversary of the Pacific Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System "Making the Pacific Ready for the Tsunami Threat" held 20-21 April 2015, NOAA Inouye Regional Center, Ford Island, Oahu, Hawaii.
Shipping list no: 2015-0025-S.
Foreword and reflections -- Key tsunami events -- Evolving the PTWS -- Science and Technology -- Disaster management and tsunami preparedness -- Warning centers and organizations -- PTWS today and tomorrow -- Appendices.