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Assessing earthquake hazards and reducing risk in the Pacific Northwest

Assessing earthquake hazards and reducing risk in the Pacific Northwest

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, For sale by U.S. Geological Survey, Information Services in Washington, Denver, CO .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Northwest, Pacific.
    • Subjects:
    • Earthquake hazard analysis -- Northwest, Pacific.,
    • Earthquakes -- Northwest, Pacific.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAlbert M. Rogers ... [et al.], editors.
      SeriesU.S. Geological Survey professional paper ;, 1560
      ContributionsRogers, A. M.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE535.2.U6 A825 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. (v, 545 p.) :
      Number of Pages545
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL801202M
      LC Control Number95037559

      State and provincial governments are involved in a major way in earthquake hazard reduction, spurred on by the havoc earthquakes have raised in the past. However, Oregon and Washington have not made a financial commitment toward earthquake hazard mitigation, although major cities such as Seattle and Bellevue have done so. (reducing risk. Book Description. In this expanded new edition of Living with Earthquakes, Robert Yeats, a leading authority on earthquakes in California and the Pacific Northwest, describes the threat posed by the Cascadia Subduction Zone, a great earthquake fault which runs for hundreds of miles offshore from British Columbia to northern research reveals subtle .

        Assessing Earthquake Hazards and Reducing Risk in the Pacific Northwest, U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper , Volume 2, by (USGS Professional Paper ) Call Number: DocsI/V Other USGS Hazards Fact Sheets; Pacific Northwest. Reducing Risk Where Tectonic Plates Collide (FS) PNSN-Pacific Northwest Seismographic Network (FS- ) Airborne Hunt for Faults in the Portland - Vancouver Area (FS) Averting Surprises in the Pacific Northwest (FS).

        The results of this program were summarized in the s in the two-volume USGS Professional Paper , Assessing Earthquake Hazards and Reducing Risk in the Pacific Northwest. However, the San Francisco Bay Area and metropolitan Los Angeles continue to receive major research emphasis. assessing only earthquake shaking hazard and risk. The assessment of earthquake risk constitutes the first step to support decisions and actions to reduce potential losses. The process involves developing (a) earthquake hazard models characterizing the level of ground shaking and its associated.


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Earthquake Hazards. The last great tsunami generated by the Cascadia subduction zone along the coast of the Pacific Northwest flooded coastal areas of Washington, Oregon northern California, and Vancouver Island in Canada. Development and enforcement of building codes aimed at reducing risk from earthquakes often requires resources that.

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The Pacific Northwest can someday expect to feel an earthquake of magnitude or higher, | Find, read and cite all the research Author: Liliana Caughman. Map showing the 1‐year chance of minor (top) and moderate (bottom) damaging earthquake shaking in the United States in Hazard from the western United States from the National Seismic Hazard Maps (Petersen et al., ) is shown on the left of both maps for comparison.

Current research on induced earthquakes due to human activities. The seismic hazard maps address this need by integrating what scientists have learned about earthquake sources, crustal deformation, active faulting, and ground shaking. This information is translated into a form that can be used to reduce the risk from earthquakes and to improve public safety.Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link) http Author: A.

M Rogers.The contents of this book are not copyrighted. However, copies may not be reproduced for sale. Figure Map showing epicenters and dates of the largest Pacific Northwest earthquakes between and Figure hazards will reduce their impact on people.

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