Time frame: 2008 - 2009
Description: This project addresses the design and implementation of a Sensor Data Center (SDC) for the German Indonesian Tsunami Early Warning System (GITEWS).The sensors of the Tsunami Early Warning System comprise seismometers, GPS instruments, tide gauges and buoys, as well as ocean bottom pressure sensors. A version of the 52°North Sensor Observation Service (SOS) implementation was used to access the data from the various sensors. GITEWS is commissioned by the German Government. A consortium of nine institutions work on the project for the reconstruction of the tsunami-prone region of the Indian Ocean.
Commissioned/Funded by: German Government and German Aerospace Center (DLR)