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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP426.10
EISBN: 9781862399587
... of the modelled hazards. Systematic handling of volcanic manifestations, such as thermal signals and ash clouds from space-borne instruments, make it possible to create such a system. The Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System (GDACS), a joint effort by the United Nations and the European Commission, has...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP426.19
EISBN: 9781862399587
..., land use, communications, utility and building type. The second was an experimental add-on to the Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System (GDACS) global warning system maintained by the Joint Research Centre (JRC) that draws information from open-access global data. After defining lava-flow model...
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Journal Article
Published: 30 January 2024
Seismological Research Letters (2024) 95 (4): 2251–2265.
... for the alerting system and asked working disaster managers in the Nankai region what they had done to plan and the reasons for not planning if plans had not been developed. We received 469 responses from a total of 736 jurisdictions that comprise the Nankai region—a response rate of 63.7%. We conducted a total...
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Published: 01 July 2008
Seismological Research Letters (2008) 79 (4): 520–525.
... to the United Nations community via the Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System (GDACS) Web site. In addition, WAPMERR calculates loss scenarios for regions of particular interest, in the hope that mitigating measures can be taken where the predicted disaster might have serious consequences. I...
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Journal Article
Published: 14 February 2018
Seismological Research Letters (2018) 89 (2A): 399–406.
... (if the thread is for this coast), communicates the emergency to the Army of Nicaragua, and coordinates the evacuation of the population under risk. SINAPRED informs all related parts of the national disaster prevention system about the emergency y coordinates and their efforts to mitigate the impact...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2020
Earthquake Spectra (2020) 36 (2): 1005–1008.
... categorizes how operational response systems in communities in nine countries responded to destructive events within their complex interdependent “sociotechnical” systems. These systems include the various agents responsible for trying to keep it all together after a disaster—through communication...
Journal Article
Published: 29 December 2021
Seismological Research Letters (2022) 93 (2A): 827–839.
.... , et al. 2020 . Developing post‐alert messaging for ShakeAlert, the earthquake early warning system for the West Coast of the United States of America , Int. J. Disaster Risk Reduct. 50 , 101713 , doi: 10.1016/j.ijdrr.2020.101713 . Mileti D. S. 1999 . Public response to disaster...
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Published: 31 March 2021
Seismological Research Letters (2021) 92 (3): 1796–1816.
... Warning and Mitigation System in the North‐eastern Atlantic, the Mediterranean and connected seas (NEAMTWS). CAT‐INGV started operating in 2013 and became operational in October 2016. Here, after describing the NEAMTWS in the framework of the global effort coordinated by IOC/UNESCO, we focus...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geophysics
Published: 27 December 2022
Geophysics (2022) 87 (1): WA77–WA102.
... alerts to specific end users in Turkey, China, and Romania ( Strauss and Allen, 2016 ; Figure  1 ). Other nations, such as New Zealand ( Becker et al., 2020 ), are beginning to consider how they might use EEW systems. In 2006, the United Nations’ International Strategy for Disaster Reduction created two...
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Published: 01 July 2011
Seismological Research Letters (2011) 82 (4): 481–493.
... of the worst natural disasters ever recorded. The U.S. Geological Survey National Earthquake Information Center (USGS NEIC), through its responsibility to respond to all significant global earthquakes as part of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program, quickly produced and distributed a suite...
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Published: 22 December 2021
Seismological Research Letters (2022) 93 (2A): 975–985.
...Vivien He Abstract Earthquakes are a major global risk. The current earthquake early warning systems based on public seismic stations face challenges such as high cost, low density, high latency, no alert zone, and difficulty in predicting ground motions at the location of the user. This article...
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Published: 01 February 2013
Earthquake Spectra (2013) 29 (1): 309–324.
... of the disaster and coordinating response. The proposed methodology is both indirect and approximate and is thus best suited as a rapid loss estimation model for applications like the PAGER system. This article describes a procedure for rapidly estimating the economic consequences in the aftermath of a large...
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Published: 01 February 2020
Earthquake Spectra (2020) 36 (1): 164–182.
...David J. Wald, M.EERI; Hope A. Seligson, M.EERI; Jesse Rozelle; Jordan Burns; Kristin Marano; Kishor S. Jaiswal, M. EERI; Michael Hearne; Douglas Bausch The United States Geological Survey’s Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) alert system provides rapid (10–20 min...
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Published: 01 September 2010
Seismological Research Letters (2010) 81 (5): 778–782.
... unable to make a rapid transition to an emergency response system vital to saving lives in the first hours following the earthquake. Putting first responders on special alert during a TIP provides the platform to make the rapid transition needed to save more lives. A decision on the extent...
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Published: 24 April 2023
Seismological Research Letters (2023) 94 (4): 2030–2039.
...Timothy Clements Abstract Earthquake detection is the critical first step in earthquake early warning (EEW) systems. For robust EEW systems, detection accuracy, detection latency, and sensor density are critical to providing real‐time earthquake alerts. Traditional EEW systems use fixed sensor...
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Published: 28 September 2022
Seismological Research Letters (2022) 93 (6): 3498–3513.
...Danielle F. Sumy; Mariah R. Jenkins; Jenny Crayne; Shelley E. Olds; Megan L. Anderson; Jenda Johnson; Bonnie Magura; Cynthia L. Pridmore; Robert‐Michael de Groot Abstract As of May 2021, public alerting is now operational for the ShakeAlert earthquake early warning system for the West Coast...
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Published: 11 December 2019
Seismological Research Letters (2020) 91 (1): 94–113.
... of ∼ 2    m and a source duration of about 12 s (see Data and Resources ). Figure 2. OnePAGER summary of the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) loss estimates (v. 6; 30 November 2018 T17:29:29Z). The earthquake impact scale alert level is indicated at the top...
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Published: 01 September 2009
Seismological Research Letters (2009) 80 (5): 755–771.
... of early warning systems as one means of mitigating the potential human and economic losses resulting from natural disasters ( e.g. , International Strategy for Disaster Reduction 2005 ; United Nations 2006 ). Considering earthquakes, many areas of major urbanization ( e.g. , Tokyo, Istanbul, Naples...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 December 2017
Earthquake Spectra (2017) 33 (1_suppl): 435–451.
...: QUAKELOSS produced by the World Agency of Planetary Monitoring and Earthquake Risk Reduction; the Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System (GDACS) produced by the Joint Research Center (European Commission), and others. Typically, these models combine an estimate of the intensity of ground shaking...
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Published: 01 March 2008
Seismological Research Letters (2008) 79 (2): 155–157.
... observation, instrumentation, and data sharing. Among the wide range of global Earth-observing systems that are currently in place internationally, it is generally recognized that seismology sets a high standard for international cooperation and coordination, in part because of the sustained efforts of GSN...
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