1968-1980: ITSU-I to VI



IOC/ITSU-VII/3 - International Co-ordination Group for the Tsunami Warning System in the Pacific, Seventh Session, Vina del Mar, Chile, 3-7 March 1980 - Summary Report

The International Co-ordination Group for the Tsunami Warning System in the Pacific (ICG/ITSU) held its Eleventh Session in ViƱa del Mar, Chile, from 3 to 7 March 1980. The Group, after having reviewed national activities and the activities of the International Tsunami Information Center (ITIC), in Honolulu, adopted two resolutions and six recommendations:

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IOC/ITSU-VI/3 - International Co-ordination Group for the Tsunami Warning System in the Pacific, Sixth Session, Manila, Philippines, 20-25 February 1978 - Summary Report

The sixth session of the International Co-ordination Group for the Tsunami Warning System in the Pacific (ICG/ITSU) was convened at the Silahis International Hotel in Manila, Philippines, on Monday, 20 February 1978, at 10:00a.m. The Unesco National Commission of the Philippines, in co-operation with the National Science Development Board, acted as the host for this meeting, and made arrangements for logistical support.

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IOC/ITSU-V/3 - International Co-ordination Group for the Tsunami Warning System in the Pacific, Fifth Session, Lima, Peru, 23-27 February 1976 - Summary Report

The International Co-ordination Group for the Tsunami Warning System in the Pacific (ICG/ITSU) held its fifth session in Lima, Peru, from 23 to 27 February 1976. The meeting took place at the Instituto del Mar of the Peruvian Navy, in Callae. Dr. Glenn Flittner, USA, acted as Chairman. The following Member States of the Group were represented: Canada, Chile, Ecuador, France, Peru, Philippines, USA, USSR. Not represented were : China, Guatemala, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore and Thailand. Mexico sent an observer.

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IOC/ITSU-IV/3 - International Co-ordination Group for the Tsunami Warning System in the Pacific, Fourth Session, New Zealand, 4-7 February 1974 - Summary Report

 The Session was opened by the Chairman of the Group, Dr. S. Suyehiro, who welcomed the participants and guests to the opening session and expressed his sincere thanks to the Government of New Zealand for its kinf offer to host the meeting.

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IOC/ITSU-III/3 - International Co-ordination Group for the Tsunami Warning System in the Pacific, Third Session, Tokyo, Japan, 8-12 May 1972 - Summary Report

Dr. G. L. Pickard, Vice-Chairman of the Group, opened the meeting, welcomed the participants, and made special mention of the addition of Peru and Thailand to the Group. He reported that as Mr. Klaasse, the Chairman of I.C.G., had retired because of ill health he had acted as Chairman in preparation for this meeting. He acknowledged the assistance of Mr. Klaasse's associates in the U.S.A in preparing the Chairman's report for this meeting.

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IOC/ITSU-II - International Co-ordination Group for the Tsunami Warning System in the Pacific, Second Session, Vancouver, Canada, 12-14 May 1970 - Summary Report

The meeting was opened by the Vice-Chairman of the Group, Dr. Pickard, acting on behalf of the Chairman who for medical reasons was unable to attend. On behalf of the host country and Department of Energy, Mines and Resources, Dr. Pickard welcomed the delegates and observers to the Univeristy of British Columbia, Vancouver.

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IOC/ITSU-I - International Co-ordination Group for the Tsunami Warning System in the Pacific, First Session, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 25-28 March 1968 - Summary Report

The first Meeting of the International Co-ordination Group for the Tsunami Warning System in the Pacific was convened by the USA Delegation Chariman, Mr. J. M. Klaasse. The Group was welcomed to Honolulu on behalf of the host country by ESSA, USC&GS, Senator Fong (US Senator from Hawaii), General Webster (Director, Hawaii Department of Defense) and President Hamilton (University of Hawaii).

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