SOPAC Compendium Project
SOPAC Compendium Project
Digital collection of the entire body of knowledge of CCOP/SOPAC from 1972 to 2010

Listing Projects - Category of Hazards (H) (137)

TitleDescriptionCategoryTypeProject Year
Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre Vanuatu should begin a dialogue with the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre (PTWC) in Ewa Beach, Hawaii for the purpose of establishing a communications method by which they may receive the Centre’s warning bulletins Hazards (H) 1998
Costal Development - Geological Hazards To assist member countries, with the help of its technical advisors, monitor developments in hazard-risk assessment and hazard warning, understand the degree of risk they face, and improve their individual warning systems Hazards (H) Assessment 1987
Seismological Network (21 stations) in Vanuatu reaches conclusion Monitoring Stations for Seismic activities. Hazards (H) Equipment 1987
Geological Hazards To compile a general inventory of coastal areas, by direct observation and measurement, and the use of aerial photography and satellite images where appropriate; to compile comparable data relative to earthquake and volcanic risk, both in the field, and from past documentation Hazards (H) Project 1988
FAUST program - program involving French, Australia and New Caledonia Scientific organisations phase of the program the Rig Seismic carried out 4,500 kms of deep multichannel seismic lines between the Eastern margin of Australia and the south of Vanuatu. Hazards (H) 1998
Hazard Mapping - Tsunami Aftermath Assistance is sought from the Scretariat to map and assess the effects and extent of the impacts of April 02 earthquake and subsequent tsunami Hazards (H) Meeting 2007
Studying and monitoring the volcanoes along the New Hebrides Island Arc To monitor volcanological risks Hazards (H) Project 1990
Earthquake Hazard Mapping in the South Pacific To evaluate earthquake hazards in 3 of the most seismically active SOPAC member countries (Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Tonga) and produce earthquake hazard zoning maps and to incorporate the results in the national Building Codes of these countries where applicable. Hazards (H) Project 1991
Pacific Cities Risk Assessment - Port Vila Pacific Cities Risk Assessment The aim of the Pacific Cities project is to assess risk from all hazards in selected major cities of the Pacific. The Port Vila chapter of the Pacific Cities Project provides the over-riding co-ordination on other hazard projects carried out in Port Vila city and harbour. Hazards (H) Project 1998
Hazard Maps Printing of Volcano Hazard Maps for Ambo, Tanna and Ambrym. Hazards (H) Activity/Task 1996