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How vulnerable is the coast of Bali? Tsunami Simulations for Indonesia

The Alfred Wegener Institute provides an interactive tsunami map for a public audience – for media, experts and travelers in Indonesia

09.03.2018 · Natural hazards / Tsunami
Alfred-Wegener-Institute, Helmholtz-Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI)
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“Tempat Evakuasi Sementara” saves lives during the tsunami

What should travellers to Indonesia do in the event of a tsunami? Which locations are safe? The GFZ “Tsunami” leaflet provides detailed information.

04.07.2017 · Natural hazards / Tsunami
Helmholtz Centre Potsdam - German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ)
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Picture gallery of the tsunami early warning system in the Indian Ocean

In 2014, on December 26 the tenth anniversary of the tsunami disaster in the Indian Ocean is commemorated. Components of the early warning system are explained...

26.12.2016 · Natural hazards / Tsunami
Helmholtz Centre Potsdam - German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ)
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The catastrophy of Fukushima in 2011

A severe tsunami triggered by an earthquake off Japan destroyed a nuclear power plant in Fukushima, March 11, 2011. A review.

11.03.2016 · Natural hazards / Tsunami
Helmholtz Centre Potsdam - German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ)
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New Tsunami scenarios for Indonesian Early Warning System

With Australian and German support Indonesian scientists create new tsunami scenarios for the northeast of the archipelago.

07.09.2015 · Natural hazards / Tsunami
Alfred-Wegener-Institute, Helmholtz-Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI)
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Research Topic: Mediterranian Sea

Scientists of the Helmholtz Association answer questions about earthquake and tsunami risk and volcanism in the Mediterranean Sea.

02.07.2015 · Natural hazards / Tsunami
Helmholtz-Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
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Ten years after the tsunami catastrophy

A severe tsunami destroyed coastal areas around the Indian Ocean on December 26th in 2004. Today an early warning system is operating.

26.12.2014 · Natural hazards / Tsunami
Helmholtz Centre Potsdam - German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ)
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Tsunami risk in the Mediterranean Sea

Tsunami such as those in the Indian Ocean (2004) or in the Pacific (2011) may also occur in the Mediterranean.

31.07.2014 · Natural hazards / Tsunami
Helmholtz Centre Potsdam - German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ)
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Tsunami hazard regions in the Mediterranean region

Earthquakes and active volcanoes along subduction zones can also trigger tsunamis in the Mediterranean region.

31.07.2014 · Natural hazards / Tsunami
Helmholtz Centre Potsdam - German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ)
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Improved Tsunami Disaster Management in the Indian Ocean

Successful completion of the Training Program PROTECTS (Project for Training, Education and Consulting for Tsunami Early Warning Systems).

25.03.2014 · Natural hazards / Tsunami
Helmholtz Centre Potsdam - German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ)
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The Topography of the Mediterranean Sea - GPS reflection

Measurements of GPS signals that are reflected off the sea surface allow the detection of sea surface height differences with centimetre precision.

12.03.2014 · Natural hazards / Tsunami
Helmholtz Centre Potsdam - German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ)