TITLE

Global bomb-test monitor could give tsunami warnings

AUTHOR(S)
Butler, Declan
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Nature;3/17/2005, Vol. 434 Issue 7031, p261
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
16419721

 

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