The use of geologic and seismologic information to reduce earthquake Hazards in California

Environmental Geology and Water Sciences
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Abstract

Five examples illustrate how geologic and seismologic information can be used to reduce the effects of earthquakes Included are procedures for anticipating damage to critical facilities, preparing, adopting, or implementing seismic safety studies, plans, and programs, retrofitting highway bridges, regulating development in areas subject to fault-rupture, and strengthening or removing unreinforced masonry buildings. The collective effect of these procedures is to improve the public safety, health, and welfare of individuals and their communities. ?? 1984 Springer-Verlag New York Inc.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title The use of geologic and seismologic information to reduce earthquake Hazards in California
Series title Environmental Geology and Water Sciences
DOI 10.1007/BF02509913
Volume 6
Issue 2
Year Published 1984
Language English
Publisher location Springer-Verlag
Larger Work Type Article
Larger Work Subtype Journal Article
Larger Work Title Environmental Geology and Water Sciences
First page 67
Last page 78
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