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Title Pacific Tsunami Warning System : a half-century of protecting the Pacific 1965-2015 / editors: Laura Kong, Paula Dunbar, Nicolás Arcos.

Publication Info. Honolulu, Hawaii : International Tsunami Information Center, 2015.
Washington, DC : For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Publishing Office


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 Axe Archives Fed Docs  C 55.2:T 78/15    ---  Available
Description 188 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm
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Note "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.
Contents 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.
Subject Pacific Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System -- Pacific Ocean -- History.
Natural disaster warning systems -- Pacific Ocean -- History.
Tsunamis -- Pacific Ocean -- History.
Tsunami hazard zones -- Pacific Ocean.
Emergency management -- Pacific Ocean.
Added Author Kong, Laura S. L. (Laura Sau Lin), editor.
Dunbar, Paula K., editor.
Arcos, Nicolás, editor.
International Tsunami Information Center, publisher.
ISBN 9780996257909
Standard No. AU@ 000054702918
Gpo Item No. 0250-E-02
Sudoc No. C 55.2:T 78/15

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