Titre : Earthquake Risk Reduction
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Auteur: David J. Dowrick, Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Description: This book is intended to help professionals of a wide range of disciplines in their attempts to reduce the social and economic risks of earthquakes. Earthquake risk reduction involves so many issues in planning, design, regulation, quality control and finance, that it is difficult for any individual to gain a full perspective on the issue, or for any society to move forward in the quest at the desired speed.
The principal objectives are to:
• discuss the chief aspects of earthquake risk and their evaluation;