Establishment of a network of 6 near real-time sea level stations in Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam

Implementation Period: August 2006 – April 2010
Countries: Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam
Donor: ESCAP/ Tsunami Regional Trust Fund
Level of Funding: USD 260,000
Program Area: Program Area 1: Establishment and Maintenance of Core Observing and Monitoring Stations
Project Status: Completed

Project Description:

The project aims to establish 6 near real-time sea level stations in Philippines (3), Thailand (1), and Vietnam (2) for monitoring sea level changes, for tsunami early warning. Key activities include site survey to determine location appropriate for tsunami warning; the design and construction of sea level station platform; equipment acquisition; on-site installation, telemetry, and reliability testing; and training of national partner technical staff on station operation and maintenance