Test Sites

ASTARTE test sites have been selected taking into acount:

  • Test sites can be impacted by regional and local tsunami sources, which put different levels of stress on detection and forecasting
  • Different tsunami source types, such as earthquakes, landslides, volcanoes and rockslides, some of which not included in NEAMTWS
  • Different values at risk including industry, harbours and other infrastructures, and ecosystems
  • Different coastal communities such as fishing communities, coastal cities and tourist developments
  • Test sites include a broad geographical coverage, in both North-east Atlantic and Mediterranean coasts