Watching over the world's oceans

A quick technological fix is not the best response to the December tsunami.

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M. MERRIFIELD AND B. KILONSKI, UNIV. HAWAII SEA LEVEL CENTER

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I thank Thorkild Aarup, Bernardo Aliaga, Patricio Bernal, Ehrlich Desa, Albert Fischer, Paul Mason, Peter Pissiersens and Francois Schindele for contributing many useful thoughts to this article.

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Alverson, K. Watching over the world's oceans. Nature 434, 19–20 (2005). https://doi.org/10.1038/434019a

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