North-Eastern Atlantic, Mediterranean and connected seas

Tsunami Information Centre

Tsunami National Contact (TNC)

The person designated by an ICG Member State government to represent his/her country in the coordination of international tsunami warning and mitigation activities. The person is part of the main stakeholders of the national tsunami warning and mitigation system program. The person may be the Tsunami Warning Focal Point, from the national disaster management organization, from a technical or scientific institution, or from another agency with tsunami warning and mitigation responsibilities.


TNC List

Belgium Jaak Raes, Centre gouvernemental de coordination et de crise (CGCCR)
Bulgaria Atanas Vasilev Palazov, Bulgarian Institute of Oceanology (BAS)
Cape Verde Bruno Faria, Instituto Nacional de Meteorologia e Geophísica (INMG)
Croatia Ivica Vilibic, Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries (IOF)  
Cyprus George Zodiatis, Cyprus Oceanography Centre, University of Cyprus (OC)
Denmark Erik Buch, Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI)
Egypt Mahmoud Ismail and Maged Huassain, National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries (NIOF)
Estonia Ulo SuursaarEstonian Marine Institute, University of Tartu (EMI)
Finland Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI)
France Charles Giusti, SATANEM, Ministère de l'Intérieur
Germany Anna von GyldenfeldtFederal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH)
Greece Gerassimos Papadopoulos, National Observatory of Athens (NOA) 
Ireland Brian McConnell, Geological Survey of Ireland (GSI) 
Israel Dov S. Rosen, Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research (IOLR)
Italy Pierluigi Soddu, Dipartimento della Protezione Civile
Lebanon Alexandre Sursock, National Center for Geophysical Research, National Council for Scientific Research
Malta Michel Galea, Civil Protection Department (MJHA-CPD)
Monaco Michel Boisson, Centre Scientifique de Monaco (CSM)
Netherlands Stein van Oosteren, Permanent Delegation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to UNESCO

Fernando Carrilho, Instituto de Meteorologia (IM)

Patricia Pires, Autoridade Nacional de Protecçao Civil (ANPC)

Romania Constantin Ionescu, National Institute for Earth Physics (NIEP)
Russian Federation Viacheslav M. Shershakov, State Institution Research and Production Association "Typhoon"
Slovenia Igor Strojan, Environmental Agency of the Republic of Slovenia (EARS)
Spain Elena Tel, Instituto Español de Oceanografía (IEO)
Sweden Kenneth Lundmark, Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB)
 Syria Erfan Ali, Syrian Wireless Organization (SWO), Ministry of Telecommunication and Technology
Turkey Nurcan Meral Özel and Öcal Necmioglu, Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute (KOERI)
Ukraine Sergey Dotsenko, Marine Hydrophysical Institute, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (MHI)
United Kingdom Stephen Hall, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton (NOC)