Earthquake Hazard Risk and Disasters

Written By Max Wyss
Earthquake Hazard  Risk and Disasters
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 16 June 2014
  • ISBN : 0123964725
  • Pages : 606 pages
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Download or read book entitled Earthquake Hazard Risk and Disasters by author: Max Wyss which was release on 16 June 2014 and published by Academic Press with total page 606 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Earthquake Hazard, Risk, and Disasters presents the latest scientific developments and reviews of research addressing seismic hazard and seismic risk, including causality rates, impacts on society, preparedness, insurance and mitigation. The current controversies in seismic hazard assessment and earthquake prediction are addressed from different points of view. Basic tools for understanding the seismic risk and to reduce it, like paleoseismology, remote sensing, and engineering are discussed. Contains contributions from expert seismologists, geologists, engineers and geophysicists selected by a world-renowned editorial board Presents the latest research on seismic hazard and risk assessment, economic impacts, fatality rates, and earthquake preparedness and mitigation Includes numerous illustrations, maps, diagrams and tables addressing earthquake risk reduction Features new insights and reviews of earthquake prediction, forecasting and early warning, as well as basic tools to deal with earthquake risk

Earthquake Hazard Risk and Disasters

Earthquake Hazard  Risk and Disasters
  • Author : Max Wyss
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2014-06-16
  • Total pages : 606
  • ISBN : 0123964725
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Summary : Earthquake Hazard, Risk, and Disasters presents the latest scientific developments and reviews of research addressing seismic hazard and seismic risk, including causality rates, impacts on society, preparedness, insurance and mitigation. The current controversies in seismic hazard assessment and earthquake prediction are addressed from different points of view. Basic tools for ...

Earthquake Hazard

Earthquake Hazard
  • Author : Reepunjaya Singh
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018
  • Total pages : 296
  • ISBN : 0123964725
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Earthquake Hazard Risk and Disasters

Earthquake Hazard  Risk  and Disasters
  • Author : Max Wyss,John F. Shroder
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2014-07-10
  • Total pages : 606
  • ISBN : 0123964725
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Summary : Earthquake Hazard, Risk, and Disasters presents the latest scientific developments and reviews of research addressing seismic hazard and seismic risk, including causality rates, impacts on society, preparedness, insurance and mitigation. The current controversies in seismic hazard assessment and earthquake prediction are addressed from different points of view. Basic tools for ...

Earthquakes

Earthquakes
  • Author : Jae Cheon Jung
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018-04
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0123964725
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Earthquake Hazard and Seismic Risk Reduction

Earthquake Hazard and Seismic Risk Reduction
  • Author : Serguei Balassanian,Armando Cisternas,Mikael Melkumyan
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-06-29
  • Total pages : 447
  • ISBN : 0123964725
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Summary : In 1998 Armenia was commemorating the tenth anniversary of the catastrophic Spitak earthquake. The Second International Conference on "Earthquake Hazard and Seismic Risk Reduction" sponsored by the Government of the Republic of Armenia and United Nation's International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (UN/IDNDR) was held in dedication to that event ...

Landslide Hazards Risks and Disasters

Landslide Hazards  Risks  and Disasters
  • Author : Tim Davies
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2014-10-23
  • Total pages : 492
  • ISBN : 0123964725
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Summary : Landslides are the most costly geo-hazard in the world, and they’re often the cause or the result of other hazards and disasters such as tsunamis, earthquakes, wildfires, and volcanic eruptions. Landslide Hazards, Risks, and Disasters makes a close and detailed examination of major mass movements and provides measures for ...

Earthquake Hazard Impact and Urban Planning

Earthquake Hazard Impact and Urban Planning
  • Author : Maria Bostenaru Dan,Iuliana Armas,Agostino Goretti
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2014-02-11
  • Total pages : 313
  • ISBN : 0123964725
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Summary : ​The classical field dealing with earthquakes is called “earthquake engineering” and considered to be a branch of structural engineering. In projects dealing with strategies for earthquake risk mitigation, urban planning approaches are often neglected. Today interventions are needed on a city, rather than a building, scale. This work deals with ...

World Atlas of Natural Disaster Risk

World Atlas of Natural Disaster Risk
  • Author : Peijun Shi,Roger Kasperson
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-03-11
  • Total pages : 368
  • ISBN : 0123964725
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Summary : This is the first English-language atlas to systematically introduce the environment, hazard, vulnerability and risk mapping for 11 natural disasters, i.e. earthquake, volcano, landslide, flood, storm surge, sand-dust storm, tropical cyclone, heat wave, cold wave, drought and wildfire, and risk mapping for multi-hazard disaster in the world. The above 11 hazards ...

The Interplay between Urban Development Vulnerability and Risk Management

The Interplay between Urban Development  Vulnerability  and Risk Management
  • Author : Ebru A. Gencer
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-06-19
  • Total pages : 111
  • ISBN : 0123964725
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Summary : Natural disasters are increasingly affecting the world, taking lives unexpectedly and leaving many others injured and homeless. Moreover, disasters disrupt local, national and even global economies, instantly changing the direction of development. In the first half of 2011 alone, 108 natural disasters occurred, killing over 23 thousand people, affecting nearly 44 million others and ...

Natural Hazard Data

Natural Hazard Data
  • Author : Asian Development Bank
  • Publisher : Asian Development Bank
  • Release Date : 2017-11-01
  • Total pages : 42
  • ISBN : 0123964725
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Summary : Asia and the Pacific faces significant exposure to every major type of geophysical and weather-related hazard, and the countries in the region consistently rank among the most at risk from the human and economic impacts of natural hazards. The purpose of this practical guide is to provide Asian Development Bank (...

Living Under the Threat of Earthquakes

Living Under the Threat of Earthquakes
  • Author : Jörn H. Kruhl,Rameshwar Adhikari,Uwe E. Dorka
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-11-21
  • Total pages : 326
  • ISBN : 0123964725
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Summary : This book addresses earthquakes, with a special focus on the Ghorka earthquake, which struck parts of central Nepal in April 2015. Drawing on this disastrous event, it closely examines various aspects of earthquakes in contributions prepared by international experts. The topics covered include: the geological and geophysical background of seismicity; a ...

Exploring Perceptions of Disaster Risk and Earthquake Hazard on Southern Vancouver Island British Columbia Canada

Exploring Perceptions of Disaster Risk and Earthquake Hazard on Southern Vancouver Island  British Columbia  Canada
  • Author : Brittany Jennifer Schina
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0123964725
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Summary : Southern Vancouver Island, situated on Canada's West Coast, is exposed to many natural and human-made threats due to its physical geography and demography. Perceptions of these disaster risks and of seismic hazard, in particular, were surveyed through locally-administered questionnaires conducted with 105 members of the general public and 13 emergency managers living ...

Seismic Hazard and Risk Assessment

Seismic Hazard and Risk Assessment
  • Author : Radu Vacareanu,Constantin Ionescu
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-03-21
  • Total pages : 544
  • ISBN : 0123964725
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Summary : This book contains the best contributions presented during the 6th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering and the 2nd National Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology - 6CNIS & 2CNISS, that took place on June 14-17, 2017 in Bucharest - Romania, at the Romanian Academy and Technical University of Civil Engineering of Bucharest. ...

Statistical Methods for Earthquake Hazard Assessment and Risk Analysis

Statistical Methods for Earthquake Hazard Assessment and Risk Analysis
  • Author : G. R. Dargahi-Noubary
  • Publisher : Nova Science Pub Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 251
  • ISBN : 0123964725
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Summary : Hazard assessment and risk analysis of natural disasters requires detailed analysis of the available information. The raw material of such investigations are the past data which are often incomplete and insufficient. Due to the nature of the problem statistical methods have been increasingly used in hazard assessment and risk analysis ...

Natural Hazards

Natural Hazards
  • Author : Edward A. Keller,Duane E. DeVecchio
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-03-29
  • Total pages : 642
  • ISBN : 0123964725
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Summary : The new revised fifth edition of Natural Hazards remains the go-to introductory-level survey intended for university and college courses that are concerned with earth processes that have direct, and often sudden and violent, impacts on human society. The text integrates principles of geology, hydrology, meteorology, climatology, oceanography, soil science, ecology, ...