2013 Newsletters

Newsletters from 2013


Jan - Jun 2013
(Vol. XLV No. 1)
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(PDF 6.92 MB)
Table of Contents
  • Santa Cruz Islands, Solomons Islands, 6 February 2013, p. 1
  • Summary of Earthquakes, p. 2
IOC News
  • IOC Regional Tsunami Training for Central America and Mexico,
        San Salvador, El Salvador, 9-16 February 2013, p. 9
  • IOC Tsunami Meetings, Paris, France, 18-21 February 2013,
        p. 11
  • IOC Regional Tsunami Training for South America, Valparaiso,
        Chile, 4-8 March 2013, p. 13
  • Oman Public Awareness and Outreach on Tsunami Hazard,
        Muskat, Oman, 11-12 March 2013, p. 14
  • Excersie Pacifi c Wave 13 - Report on Pacific-wide Tsunami
        Warning and Enhanced Products Exercise, 1-14 May 2013, p. 14
  • Tsunami Awareness Materials Updated, p. 18
Jul - Dec 2013 
(Vol. XLV No. 2)
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(2.24 MB pdf file)
Table of Contents
Cover Story
  • Twenty-fifth Session of the ICG/PTWS, 9-11 September 2013,
        Vladivostok, Russian Federation, p. 1

       - ICG/PTWS-XXV Summary, p. 4

       - ICG/PTWS-XXV Recommendations, p. 7

       - ICG/PTWS-XXV.1 PTWS Governance, p. 7

       - ICG/PTWS-XXV.2 PTWC Enhanced Products for PTWS, 
          p. 10
       - ICG/PTWS-XXV.3 Sub-Regional Tsunami Warning
          & Mitigation System for the South China Sea Region, p. 12

  • Summary of Earthquakes, p. 2
IOC News
  • Summary of Major IOC Regional Tsunami Tranings,
        August-December 2013, p. 13
  • Samoa - American Samoa Tsunami Early Warning
        Coordination Meeting, 8-9 August 2013, Apia Samoa, p. 13


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