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[ED: Hardcover], [PU: Springer Netherlands], Earthquakes are the expression of the continuing evolution of the Earth planet and of the deformation of its crust and occur worldwide while the largest events (M7. 5) concentrate on plate boundary areas and active plate interiors, moderate earthquakes may take place, if rarely, in all continental areas and may turn catastrophic in areas with poor building construction practice, as tragically shown by the sequence of earthquakes striking the Caucasus region in recent years (Spitak, Armenia, 1988 Rutbar, W. Iran, 1990 Ratcha, Georgia, 1991 Erzincan, E. Turkey, 1992). Vulnerability to disaster is increasing as urbanisation and development occupy more areas that are prone to the effects of significant earthquakes. In order to minimize the loss of life, property damage and social and economic disruption caused by earthquakes, it is essential that reliable estimates of seismic hazard be available to national decision makers and engineers for land use planning and improved building design and construction. While short- and mid-term earthquake prediction may one day be able to reduce significantly the death toll of earthquakes, the environmental effects (collapse of buildings and infrastructures, disruption of the productive chain, human resettlement) can be reduced only through a long-term prevention policy in earthquake-prone areas based on the assessment of seismic hazard and risk, the implementation of safe building construction codes, the increased public awareness on natural disasters, a strategy of land-use planning taking into account the seismic hazard and the occurrence of other natural disasters. xiv, 545 S. XIV, 545 p. 235 mm Versandfertig in über 4 Wochen, [SC: 0.00], Neuware, gewerbliches Angebot

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Historical and Prehistorical Earthquakes in the Caucasus
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Giardini, Domenico

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Historical and Prehistorical Earthquakes in the Caucasus

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The main objective of this volume is to evaluate existing knowledge and evidence of active faulting and historical/prehistoric earthquakes in the wider Caucasus area, and to assess the impact on the evaluation of seismic hazard. The seismological interest in the Caucasus lies in the availability of historical records documenting a long history of devastating earthquakes, coupled with advanced knowledge of the seismotectonics and active faulting beneath the former USSR and supplemented by recent instrumental programmes, including extensive satellite geodesy surveys. It is also interesting to compare various approaches to seismic hazards developed in different cultures (USSR, Caucasus, Turkey, Iran). In addition, the area presents a textbook case for the implementation of improved building construction codes and for the protection of critical facilities, including the nuclear power plants in Armenia and the Crimea.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780792346142
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Publishing year: 1997
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
554 Pages
Weight: 0,966 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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