2012 Newsletters

Newsletters from 2012


Jan - Jun 2012
(Vol. XLIV No. 1)
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(PDF 1.46 MB)
Table of Contents
  • Off West Coast of Northern Sumatra, Indonesia, 11 April 2012,
        p. 1
  • Summary of Earthquakes, p. 2
IOC News
  • PTWS Steering Committee Meeting, 24-25 May 2012 Honolulu,
        Hawaii, p. 6
  • Great East Japan Tsunami and Tsunami Warning Systems: Policy
        Perspectives, 16-17 February 2012, Tokyo, Japan, p. 8
  • Trapped Communities in the Great East Japan Tsunami of March
        2011, p. 11
Jul - Dec 2012
(Vol. XLIV No. 2)
Screen Version
(PDF 1.56 MB)
Table of Contents
  • Three Major Earthquakes Strike Pacific Basin in a Nine-Day
        Period, p. 1
  • Summary of Earthquakes, p. 2
  • Queen Charlotte Island, Canada, 29 October 2012, p. 6
  • ITIC Consultation in Vanuatu, Port Vila, Vanuatu, 17-21
        December 2012, p. 9
  • ITIC Training Programme Hawaii (ITP-Hawaii), Honolulu, Hawaii,
        20-31 August 2012, p. 10
  • ITP Country Trip Reports, p. 11


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