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TOWS Task Team on Tsunami Watch Operations

TOWS WG Inter-ICG Task Team on Tsunami Watch Operations

10 - 11 February 2014, Paris cedex 07, France

Through Resolution XXIV-14 the IOC Assembly at its 24th Session decided on the establishment of a Working Group on Tsunamis and Other Hazards Related to Sea-Level Warning and Mitigation Systems (TOWS-WG), tasked primarily to advise the IOC Governing Bodies on co-ordinated development and implementation activities on warning and mitigation systems for tsunamis and other hazards related to sea level of common priority to all Intergovernmental Coordination Groups for regional Tsunami Warning and Mitigation Systems (ICG/TWSs).

The Inter-ICG Task Team on Tsunami Watch Operations reports to the TOWS WG and provides a mechanism to the ICGs for coordination of tsunami watch operations among the regional Tsunami Warning Systems. The Task Team members are nominated by the respective ICG chairs and the chair is appointed by the IOC chair.

Location Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO
7, place de Fontenoy
75732 Paris cedex 07

Organisers & Staff

  Tony ELLIOTT (contact for Secretariat support)
  Srinivasa Kumar TUMMALA (contact for Agenda)


There are 11 participants associated with this event.

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Group(s): Tsunami
Created at 4:14 on 7 Dec 2013 by Tony ELLIOTT
Last Updated at 8:36 on 5 Aug 2014 by Tony ELLIOTT

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