Is there a “right” model for global, regional and local earthquake monitoring? It's timely to ask that question because of a convergence of events and trends: the 2004 tsunami and the calls for enhanced early warning systems based on national and regional seismological networks, the growingstrength of a private sector marketing turn-key solutions for regional and local earthquake monitoring, the capitalization of these systems by nations with assistance from international development organizations, and the continuing and growing recognition that knowledge of seismicity and ground motions, and their geographic relationship to human assets, are essential components of earthquake risk management. This...

First Page Preview

First page PDF preview
You do not currently have access to this article.