Too generous to a fault? Is reliable earthquake safety a lost art? errors in expected human losses due to incorrect seismic hazard estimates.

"One is well advised, when traveling to a new territory, to take a good map and then to check the map with the actual territory during the journey.” In just such a reality check, Global Seismic Hazard Assessment Program (GSHAP) maps (prepared using PSHA) portrayed a “low seismic hazard,” which...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Bela, James
Format: Other
Published: 2014
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