2011 Newsletters



Newsletters from 2011

 

Jan - Mar 2011
(Vol. XLIII No. 1)
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Table of Contents
Cover Story
  • Great East Japan Earthquake, 11 March 2011, p. 1
  • Event Timeline, p. 7
  • PTWC’s Response to the Great East Japan Earthquake and
        Tsunami, p. 15
Events
  • Summary of Earthquakes, p. 2
IOC News
  • IOC Coordinated Tsunami Warning System Plays Key Role
         in 11 March 2011 Tsunami, p. 24
Workshop and Meeting Summaries
  • PTWS Working Group 2 Meeting, 28 February -  4 March 2011,
        Wellington, New Zealand, p. 25
Apr - Jun 2011
(Vol. XLIII No. 2)
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Table of Contents
Cover Story
  • Twenty-fourth Session ICG/PTWS, 24-27 May 2011, p. 1
        - Executive Summary, p. 3
       - ICG/PTWS-XXIV Recommendations, p. 4
       - ICG/PTWS-XXIV.1 PTWS Governance, p. 4
       - ICG/PTWS-XXIV.2 Enhancing Tsunami Awareness and
          Response, p. 12
       - ICG/PTWS-XXIV.3 PTWS Exercise, p. 14
       - ICG/PTWS-XXIV.4 Sub-Regional Tsunami Warning Mitigation 
         System for the South China Sea Region, p. 14
Events
  • Summary of Earthquakes, p. 2
IOC News
  • International Tsunami Survey Team-Japan, p. 16 

  • PTWC and ITIC visit Chile, 9-13 May 2011, p. 19
Workshop and Meeting Summaries
  • Looking Back, Looking Forward: Samoa, 29 September 2009,
        Chile,  27 February 2010, and Japan 11 March 2011 Tsunamis,
        p. 20
    - Summary Workshop Recommendations, p. 21
    - Looking Back: Lessons Learned from Recent Tsunamis, p. 23
    - Looking Forward: Technical & Regional Working Group Priorities        and Actions, p. 28
    - PTWC Detection Latency and Sensitivity Analyses, p. 30
    - Looking Forward: Strengthening the PTWS, p. 31
Jul - Sep 2011
(Vol. XLIII No. 3)
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Table of Contents
Cover Story
  • Indian Ocean Regional Workshop on Standard Operating
        Procedures, 19-21 September 2011, p. 1
    Events
  • Summary of Earthquakes, p. 2
    ITIC-PTWC News
  • ITIC Training Programme (ITP) - International: Vanuatu Workshop,
        12-16 September 2011, p. 4
  • 2011 ITIC Training Programme Hawaii (ITP-Hawaii), 21 August -
        2 September 2011 p. 5
  •  ITP  Country Trip Reports, p. 6
  • Regional Workshop on Education Materials, 19-21 July 2011,
        Jakarta, Indonesia, p. 15
  • ITIC Updated Tsunami Awareness Materials, p. 17
Oct - Dec 2011
(Vol. XLIII No. 4)
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Table of Contents
Cover Story
  • Exercise Pacific Wave'11 (PACWAVE11), p. 1
  • PACWAVE11 Country Participation, p. 4
  • PACWAVE11 Country Reports, p. 8
    Events
  • Summary of Earthquakes, p. 2
    ITIC-PTWC News
  • APEC School Safety Workshop, Taipei, Taiwan, 17-19 October
        2011,
    p. 11
  • APEC Regional Disaster Risk Decleration, Honolulu, Hawaii, 
       11 November 2011, p. 13
  • APEC Policy on Disaster Resiliency, Honolulu, Hawaii, 
       11 November 2011, p. 14
    Workshop and Meetings Summaries
  • American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, in San Francisco,
        California, 5-9 December 2011, p. 16

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