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DART® real-time tsunami monitoring systems, developed by PMEL, are positioned at strategic locations throughout the ocean and play a critical role in tsunami forecasting.

Photo of deployed DART buoy

DART® - ETD buoy system
Deep Ocean Assessment of Tsunami (DART)
Easy to Deploy (ETD)

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Map showing DART buoy locations

The current deployed DART location (from NDBC) are shown on a map.
These can also be viewed with the NGDC interactive map (choose DART stations.

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