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a network of radar installations designed to detect enemy missiles or aircraft while there is still time to intercept them

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Jars of chili peppers have early warning systems on the label.
The DEWS will enhance, augment our early warning system which are already established in our communities and cities.
In this book, editor Qaiser Munir has collected expert contributions from a group of international academics focused on the early warning systems that can be employed to predict financial and banking crises.
The large-scale deployment of early warning systems, like the French initiative called CREWS (Climate Risk Early Warning System), is one of the seven targets of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction-an international agreement forged in Sendai, Japan, in March.
DeFazio, the leading Democrat on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, has championed legislation that would require the Federal Emergency Management Agency to pay for an earthquake early warning system for the Pacific Northwest.
While not as accurate as scientific-grade equipment, this approach could be used in countries unable to afford much more expensive earthquake early warning systems, the researchers explained.
States and districts are investing in early warning systems that quantify data about students, examining test results, attendance records, course selections, course failures, and other information.
The new radar stations that have been put into operation as part of the Russian missile attack early warning system enable it to track not only ballistic targets and space objects but also "aerodynamic targets," he said.
UNESCO in collaboration with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is implementing a major project for upgrading the flood forecasting and early warning systems and for the risk mapping of flood plains along the Indus and Kabul River, said a news release issued here on Tuesday.
The Maghreb Drought Early Warning System (Life-Third Countries) is among the fruits of Morocco's collaboration with the OSS, he said, noting that this project enabled notably the assessment of desertification early warning systems and the development of indicators of vulnerability to this phenomenon.
Turkey) compile 14 chapters on the use of surveillance systems, early warning systems, and data mining for detecting risk in financial, economic, social, security, and marketing areas.
Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): Scientists are seeking to create reliable early warning systems that accurately estimate the magnitude of an earthquake within the first seconds of rupture, as current systems underestimate the size of large quakes.
The agreement also calls for early warning systems to warn countries downstream of mining-related pollution incidents.
Department of Justice, early warning systems take the form of databases that contain personnel information designed to identify problem behavior and allow early intervention to correct the misconduct.
Prevention and early warning systems must become a priority.
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