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Sumatra tsunami hitting Koh Pu, Thailand DART buoy
Tsunami model graphic
Tsunami model graphic
Research in support of improved measurement technology and the design of optimal tsunami monitoring networks Research, development and implementation of improved models to increase the speed and accuracy of operational forecasts and warnings Research and development of improved methods to predict tsunami impacts on the population and infrastructure of coastal communities

Feature: Northern Chile Event, November 14, 2007

PMEL awarded Gold Medal U.S. Department of Commerce Gold Medal in 2005 - for research and development leading to the creation of a tsunami forecasting capability
U.S. Department of Commerce Gold Medal in 2004 - for the creation and use of a new moored buoy system to provide accurate and timely warning information on tsunamis

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