Tsunami Early Warning System: SOPs and Communication Strategies Initiatives by Pakistan Meteorological Department presenter Zahid Rafi Dated: 08 Oct, 2009 Conference on working together for disaster risk reduction. Contents. Mechanism of tsunami generation and propagation
Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.
Tsunami Early Warning System:SOPs and Communication StrategiesInitiatives byPakistan Meteorological DepartmentpresenterZahid RafiDated: 08 Oct, 2009Conference on working together for disaster risk reduction
Depth < 50km
Tectonic Plates and Subduction zones
Well known subduction zone
Magnitude > 8.5
Sumatra - Andaman zone
M 7.7, A tsunami from Arabian sea Surged across the Rann of Kuch.
Over 4000 deaths estimated
Tsunami and coast disaster risk reduction and preparedness at the community level.
Tsunami Hazard Map for PakistanSupported by Asian Disaster Reduction Centre (ADRC), Japan
Preparation of Tsunami Hazard Map
Community Risk Awareness program
To enhance the capacity to train local experts.
To identify the problems and improve the tsunami warning system
Map Showing Locations of Seismic Stations
Real Time Wave-form Data
NATIONAL SEISMIC MONITORING AND TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER
PAKISTAN METEOROLOGICAL DEPARTMENT
STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES
REGIONAL/ LOCAL TSUNAMI
Pab & Ornach faults
Extended portion of compression zone
The study area was divided into 19 zones in which 1 to 15 are seismic zones, 16 to 18 are
faults zones and zone 19 is exclusively for Rann of Kachch (Allah Band fault)
Makran Subduction zone
Seismotectonic of the study area