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Journal Article
Published: 10 March 2021
Seismological Research Letters (2021) 92 (4): 2513–2530.
... of the application of this strategy can be found in Erdik et al. (2003) , Bal et al. (2008) , and Borzi et al. (2019) . Examples of such frameworks are also available for the United States (HAZUS methodology developed by the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA], HAZUS, 1999 ), Europe (Risk‐UE...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2019
Earthquake Spectra (2019) 35 (2): 489–512.
... building damage, which can be achieved by using a casualty model, such as Hazus [ Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) 2012a ], SYNER-G ( Pitilakis et al. 2014 ), and PAGER ( Jaiswal et al. 2011 ). A Hazus casualty model has already been adapted for the city of Iquique ( Aguirre et al. 2017 , 2018...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 December 2012
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2012) 102 (6): 2646–2666.
.... Broadcast the results on a secure website for access by emergency management agencies such as the California Emergency Management Agency (CalEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency ( FEMA ). Similar ideas have been used in some related applications. For instance, to decide upon whether...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1144/SP451.10
EISBN: 9781786203328
... of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management (BMLFUW) to close that gap. As a consequence, the Geological Survey of Austria (GBA), in cooperation with the Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES) and Environment Agency of Austria (Umweltbundesamt), were contracted to carry out...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 August 1991
Environmental and Engineering Geoscience (1991) xxviii (3): 227–233.
... curves for a subset of 38 nuclear plants sited on rock with seismic hazard curves derived from data provided by the 1988 Uniform Building Code (International Conference of Building Officials,1988), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (1988), and the Applied Technology Council (1978) in order...
Journal Article
Published: 08 June 2016
Seismological Research Letters (2016) 87 (4): 987–997.
... (e.g., M w , M L , M b , M s ) are reported in the database, as well as moment tensor solutions from different agencies. Information on the geometries of the seismic sources comes from regional or international catalogs (e.g., Ambraseys, Douglas, et al. , 2004 , for several European events...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2014
Earthquake Spectra (2014) 30 (1): 533–554.
... has focused on frameworks to characterize seismic hazards and assess structural and nonstructural performance of health-care facilities. WHO (2006) and Federal Emergency Management Agency ( FEMA 2007 ) describe structural vulnerability as dependent on three factors: the level to which the seismic...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2000
Earthquake Spectra (2000) 16 (1): 227–239.
..., professionally accepted rehabilitation standard, the Federal Emergency Management Agency supported the development of the NEHRP Guidelines and Commentary for the Seismic Rehabilitation of Buildings (FEMA 273 and 274) . A six-year effort by a team of experienced professional practitioners and university...
Journal Article
Published: 07 April 2021
Seismological Research Letters (2021) 92 (3): 1854–1875.
... of these agencies is individual, mainly driven by the seismic hazard within the state area. The operation of state monitoring networks is the sole responsibility of the state agencies: there are no common rules for data archiving, data formats, or data exchange. The Federal Seismic Survey at the Federal Institute...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2006
Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry (2006) 64 (1): 5–57.
...Geoffrey S. Plumlee; Suzette A. Morman; Thomas L. Ziegler © The Mineralogical Society Of America 2006 A broad spectrum of earth materials have been linked to, blamed for, and/or debated as sources for disease. In some cases, the links are clear. For example, excessive exposures...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2008
Earthquake Spectra (2008) 24 (2): 533–553.
... Int l Conf. on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering, Tokyo, Japan. National Institute of Building Sciences and Federal Emergency Management Agency (NIBS and FEMA), 2003. Multi-hazard Loss Estimation Methodology, Earthquake Model, HAZUS®MH Technical Manual, Federal Emergency...
Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2020
Earthquake Spectra (2020) 36 (4): 2033–2057.
... risk evaluation; and (3) a performance evaluation following the approach indicated in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) P695. Results indicate that the collapse probability of mid- and high-rise SSMFs subjected to megathrust ground motions is indeed larger than that under crustal ground...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 07 June 2019
Geosphere (2019) 15 (4): 1140–1163.
... based on an adaptation of the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Hazus model for tsunamis. CORRESPONDENCE: jwkean@usgs.gov 31 07 2018 21 12 2018 02 05 2019 © 2019 The Authors 2019 Gold Open Access: This paper is published under the terms of the CC-BY-NC license...
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Published: 01 December 1991
DOI: 10.5724/gcs.91.12.0257
EISBN: 978-1-944966-09-6
... dredged each year in south Louisiana for navigation channel maintenance. The New Orleans District of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers manages nearly a quarter of all the maintenance dredging done in the U. S., with annual volumes that have recently run as high as 80,000,000 m 3 /yr (U. S. Army Waterways...
... program is a mitigation program, confronting damage before it occurs. In the late 1990s, the university imaginatively combined a one-time grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), funds for seismic upgrading from California Proposition 122, and university money into a single fund...
Journal Article
Published: 13 November 2013
Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis (2013) 13 (4): 337–348.
... of collecting and managing geochemical data. The challenges of managing the data are continuously evolving. The emergence of the WWW is causing a revolution in how scientific data are delivered. This paper documents how one group within the GSC is responding to this rapidly changing environment. * (e-mail...
Journal Article
Published: 16 March 2021
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2021) 111 (4): 1677–1692.
...Utkarsh Mital; Sean Ahdi; Julie Herrick; Junko Iwahashi; Alexandros Savvaidis; Alan Yong ABSTRACT The time‐averaged shear‐wave velocity in the upper 30 m depth from the ground surface, or V S 30 , is often used as a predictor to describe local site effects in ground‐motion models. Although V S 30...
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