Advanced Seismic Hazard Assessment

Part II: Regional Seismic Hazard and Seismic Microzonation Case Studies
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Issues pertaining to urban risks are a pressing concern for those involved in disasters mitigation. Development of effective mitigation strategies requires sound seismic hazard information that is commonly derived through a seismic hazard assessment (SHA). The purpose of SHA is to provide a scientifically consistent estimate of seismic hazard for engineering design and other considerations. …