Thursday, February 28, 2008

Arrr, that be my warning buoy

Meteorologists are concerned that automatic tsunami warning buoys might be nicked by pirates.

From the article:

we've found [one of our] automatic weather stations for sale in Hong Kong.

Hopefully the Australian plate will have the good manners to stay still while the Australian government gets its act together.


Wayfarer Scientista said...

really? Who knew. We've got a few new ones out in the bay and so far the main danger seems to be being used by sea lions as a haul out.

Chuck said...

Indonesia in general has one of the world's worst piracy problems. I'd a thunk that they'd stick to oil supertankers and cargo ships, though.

I guess weather buoys don't shoot back.