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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.


Key Features:-

  • Contains contributions from expert seismologists, geologists, engineers and geophysicists selected b
  • Presents the latest research on seismic hazard and risk assessment, economic impacts, fatality rates
  • 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 a

More Details about Earthquake Hazard, Risk, And Disasters

General Information  
Author(s)Wyss
PublisherElsevier Science
Edition1
ISBN9780123948489
Pages606
BindingHardcover
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearNovember 2014