Chapter A. The Loma Prieta, California, Earthquake of October 17, 1989 - Loss estimation and procedures

Professional Paper 1553- A
Prepared in cooperation with the National Science Foundation
Edited by: Susan K. Tubbesing

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Abstract

This Professional Paper includes a collection of papers on subjects ranging from evaluation of building safety, to human injuries, to correlation of ground deformation with building damage. What these papers share is a common goal to improve the tools available to the research community to measure the nature, extent, and causes of damage and losses due to earthquakes. These measurement tools are critical to reducing future loss.

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Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Chapter A. The Loma Prieta, California, Earthquake of October 17, 1989 - Loss estimation and procedures
Series title Professional Paper
Series number 1553
Chapter A
DOI 10.3133/pp1553A
Year Published 1994
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston, VA
Contributing office(s) Earthquake Hazards Program, Earthquake Science Center
Description 77 p.
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