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An ocean Surface Radar that can monitor tsunami waves 50 km offshore, compared to the conventional limit of 20 km. It is the world's first tsunami monitoring assistance technology and possesses the following features: (1) Able to observe the speed of ocean surface flows using land-based radar (2) Able to isolate and display surface movements characteristic of tsunami (3) Able to estimate the arrival of tsunami wave fronts (arrival time, wave height)
Tetsuo Mishima, Communication Systems Center, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Toshihiko Arioka, Communication Systems Center, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Tomoyuki Koyanagi, Taizo Isono, Tetsutaro Yamada, Hiroshi Kameda, Hiroaki Ishikawa, Shusuke Sekino, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
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