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ICG/PTWS PacWave 11 and Enhanced Tsunami Products Task Team Meetings

Event Type Meeting
Date(s)(yyyy-mm-dd) Start: 2012-05-21 - End: 2012-05-23
Location UNESCO/IOC - NOAA International Tsunami Information Center, UNESCO/IOC - NOAA International Tsunami Information Center 737 Bishop Street, Suite 2200, Honolulu, United States
Short Title ICG/PTWS Task Team Meetings
Summary At its 24th Session held in Beijing, China, 24-27 May 2011, the ICG/PTWS decided to conduct an end to end ocean wide tsunami exercise in the Pacific Ocean on 9-10 November 2011, and formed a Task Team under Working Group 2 to design and coordinate the PacWave11 exercise. The ICG also decided to establish a Task Team for Enhancing Tsunami Warning Products under Working Group 2 to: 1. Review the capabilities and plans of the international TWCs with respect to their operational products and product dissemination for the PTWS 2. Gather feedback from Member States regarding international TWC current and planned product content, format, and dissemination 3. Consider best practices based on social science as well as the experiences of the Member States 4. Consider the global harmonization of tsunami warning products and terminology 5. Develop recommendations to improve current products and /or develop new products. The International Tsunami Information Center has kindly offered to host meetings of both Task Teams at its offices in Honolulu, USA, 21-23 May 2012. A note on meeting logistics is provided with the attached Circular Letter No. 2435 announcing the meeting.

Event Entered By Tony ELLIOTT
Organisers Bernardo ALIAGA ROSSEL (contact for Secretariat Support)
Laura KONG (contact for Local Logistics)
Staff Tony ELLIOTT

Group(s): IOC , Tsunami
Created: 2012-04-28 10:52:14
Last Updated: 2012-05-27 01:27:44