Tongan underwater volcano eruption shows need for improved warnings systems, say scientists

Scientists say the Tongan underwater volcano eruption shows the need for forecasting models and warning systems to factor in atmospheric pressure waves. The volcanic eruption in Tonga this month unleashed an atmospheric shockwave that radiated out at close to the…

E2S Warning Signals provide the critical final link for the Philippines’ tsunami warning system

The 26 December 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami killed 230,000 people in 14 countries, and swamped coastal communities with waves up to 30 metres high. Following this tragic event, the UN set up the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning System, and although…

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