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New NOAA Tsunameter BUOYS System will Use Iridium Satellite Links to Transmit Data

BETHESDA, Md. - June 30, 2006 - Iridium is providing satellite data links for a new system of 31 ocean buoys that the U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Data Center is deploying. The NOAA ocean buoy system detects and monitors tsunami waves in the open ocean. This new, second-generation Deep-Ocean Assessment and Reporting of Tsunamis (DART...

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