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Latin American contributions to the GEM’s Earthquake Consequences Database

Author
Cardona, O.D.; Ordaz, M.; Salgado-Gálvez, M.A.; Carreño, M.L.; Barbat, A. H.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
International Conference on Urban Risks 2016
Date of publication
2016
Presentation's date
2016-07-01
Book of congress proceedings
International Conference on Urban Risks (ICUR 2016)
First page
1
Last page
8
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/88754 Open in new window
Abstract
One of the projects of the Global Earthquake Model (GEM) was to develop a global earthquake consequences database (GEMECD) which served both to be an open and public repository of damages and losses on different types of elements at global level and also as a benchmark for the development of vulnerability models that could capture specific characteristics of the affected countries. The online earthquakes consequences database has information on 71 events where 14 correspond to events that occurr...
Citation
Cardona, O.D., Ordaz, M., Salgado-Gálvez, M.A., Carreño, M.L., Barbat, A. H. Latin American contributions to the GEM’s Earthquake Consequences Database. A: International Conference on Urban Risks. "International Conference on Urban Risks (ICUR 2016)". Lisboa: 2016, p. 1-8.
Keywords
Earthquakes, building damage, consequences, damage surveys, earthquake casualties
Group of research
(MC)2 - UPC Computational continuum mechanics
RMEE - Strength of Materials and Structural Engineering Research Group

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