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Two examples of earthquake- hazard reduction in southern California.

Earthquake Information Bulletin (USGS)

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Abstract

Because California is seismically active, planners and decisionmakers must try to anticipate earthquake hazards there and, where possible, to reduce the hazards. Geologic and seismologic information provides the basis for the necessary plans and actions. Two examples of how such information is used are presented. The first involves assessing the impact of a major earthquake on critical facilities in southern California, and the second involves strengthening or removing unsafe masonry buildings in the Los Angeles area. -from Authors

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Two examples of earthquake- hazard reduction in southern California.
Series title:
Earthquake Information Bulletin (USGS)
Volume
15
Issue:
6
Year Published:
1983
Language:
English
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
Earthquake Information Bulletin (USGS)
First page:
216
Last page:
225