Deep-Ocean Assessment and Reporting of Tsunamis

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A system for detecting tsunamis deployed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Ocean-floor pressure sensors relay data acoustically to anchored surface buoys, which forward the data via satellite links to tsunami centres. The system consists of six units (being increased to ten) around the northern Pacific basin.

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