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TOWS WG Inter-ICG Task Team on Tsunami Watch Operations

Event Type Meeting
Date(s)(yyyy-mm-dd) Start: 2014-02-10 - End: 2014-02-11
Location Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO 7, place de Fontenoy, Paris cedex 07, France
Short Title TOWS Task Team on Tsunami Watch Operations
Summary 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.

Event Entered By Tony ELLIOTT
Organisers Tony ELLIOTT (contact for Secretariat support)
Srinivasa Kumar TUMMALA (contact for Agenda)


Group(s): IOC , Tsunami
Created: 2013-12-07 04:14:31
Last Updated: 2014-08-05 08:36:18