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Author: Catherine Bauman
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: observations, hanshin, earthquake, earthquakes, urban, land, planning, challenge
Number of Pages: 53
Published: 1996-08
ISBN-10: 0788183788
ISBN-13: 9780788183782

Discusses the city of Kobe's (Japan) recovery from the Great Hanshin Earthquake from the perspective of city planning. The earthquake & fire devastated many parts of the city, resulting in a need for coordinated planning of rebuilding. Many buildings, land use patterns, & residents loyalty to their homes & neighborhoods remained, & are the basis of post-earthquake city planning. Chapters: Kobe before the earthquake; city planning in Japan; the earthquake; the interim city; long-range planning after the earthquake; rebuilding housing; commercial rebuilding; emerging issues in recovery; & refere

Author: Joint Panel on the San Fernando Earthquake
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: earthquake, densely, populated, fringe, region, lessons, fernando, february, san, moderate
Number of Pages: 36
Published: 1971
eBookDB-ID: NAP:13208

Author: George O. Gates
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: earthquakes, volcanoes, reprint, earthquake, survival, safety
Number of Pages: 262
Published: 2008-05-01
ISBN-10: 142898884X
ISBN-13: 9781428988842

Discusses the many actions you can take before an earthquake occurs to reduce the dangers to yourself, your family, & others. These include what you can do as a citizen; as a homeowner or tenant; as a parent or head of a family; & as an individual. Also discusses what you can do during & after an earthquake. Photos.

Author: Francis M. Christie
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: fault, hayward, earthquake, magnitude, scenario
Number of Pages: 128
Published: 1997-07-01
ISBN-10: 0788146033
ISBN-13: 9780788146039

Presents a compelling portrayal of a magnitude 7.0 earthquake on the Hayward fault in the San Francisco Bay Area. All aspects of such an earthquake are covered, from the social & economic setting of the San Francisco Bay Area, through the geologic, seismologic, & earthquake engineering issues raised by such a severe earthquake in a heavily urbanized region. Also covers the emergency response & recovery aspects that would challenge the capabilities of Bay Area neighborhoods, organizations, & governments. Photos, maps & tables.

Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Geotechnical Boa
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: symposium, board, research, earthquake, disasters, engineering, national, conjunction, council, natural, geotechnical, loma, lessons, prieta, report, sponsored, practical
Number of Pages: 292
Published: 1994-01
eBookDB-ID: NAP:12975

As the results of the Loma Prieta earthquake research became known over the following three years, it was thought that the results could be applied to other earthquake prone areas of the county.

Author: R. L. Wesson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: conference, panel, earthquake, technology, resources, prediction, japan, lxii, joint, meeting, proceedings, natural
Number of Pages: 298
Published: 1995-11-01
ISBN-10: 0788125494
ISBN-13: 9780788125492

Includes papers on: tsunamis in Puget Sound, WA; the 1964 Alaska Earthquake; earthquake prediction in the Tokyo area; an overview of the 1992 Joshua Tree, Landers and Big Bear earthquakes; seismicity in the Western U.S. and much more. 26 papers.

Author: American Earthquake Engineering and Hazards Reduct
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: earthquake, reduction, china, engineering, hazards, scholarly, communication, people, committee, republic, american, trip, report, delegation, submitted
Number of Pages: 200
Published: 1980-01
eBookDB-ID: NAP:14720
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