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A new weapon against tsunamis

rpiquepa (644694) writes | more than 6 years ago

The Media

Roland Piquepaille writes "A new mooring system has been developed by U.S. researchers to install a seismic monitoring station on the top of an active underwater volcano in the southeastern Caribbean Sea. According to the researchers who installed the underwater earthquake monitoring system on top of Kick'em Jenny volcano, their Real Time Offshore Seismic Station (RTOSS) will significantly improve the ability of natural hazard managers to notify and protect the island of Granada's residents from volcanic eruptions and tsunamis. Read more for additional details and illustrations about the RTOSS."

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