Global bomb-test monitor could give tsunami warnings

Butler, Declan
March 2005
Nature;3/17/2005, Vol. 434 Issue 7031, p261
Academic Journal
Reports that real-time data from seismic stations being built to detect nuclear tests may be made available to a proposed tsunami warning system. Use of the International Monitoring System (IMS) by a Vienna-based section of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) to check for unauthorized nuclear-weapons tests; Discussion of the technical aspects of the creation of a tsunami warning system for the Indian Ocean; Announcement of the possible new use of its data at an international meeting at UNESCO.


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