Spence, Robin

Human Casualties in Earthquakes

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
R. Spence, E. So, C. Scawthorn

2. Earthquakes, an Epidemiological Perspective on Patterns and Trends
D. Guha-Sapir, F. Vos

3. Earthquake Casualties Research and Public Education
M. Petal

4. Disaster Casualties – Accounting for Economic Impacts and Diurnal Variation
C. Scawthorn

5. A Global Earthquake Building Damage and Casualty Database
R. Spence, E. So, S. Jenkins, A. Coburn, S. Ruffle

6. Earthquake Casualty Models Within the USGS Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) System
K. S. Jaiswal, D. J. Wald, P. S. Earle, K. A. Porter, M. Hearne

7. Loss Estimation Module in the Second Generation Software QLARM
G. Trendafiloski, M. Wyss, P. Rosset

8. Earthquake Casualties Estimation in Emergency Mode
N. Frolova, V. Larionov, J. Bonnin

9. Estimating Casualties for the Southern California ShakeOut
K. Shoaf, H. Seligson

10. Casualty Estimation due to Earthquakes: Injury Structure and Dynamics
S. Goncharov, N. Frolova

11. Seismic Vulnerability and Collapse Probability Assessment of Buildings in Greece
A. Pomonis, A. Kappos, F. Karababa, G. Panagopoulos

12. Seismic Casualty Evaluation: The Italian Model, an Application to the L’Aquila 2009 Event
G. Zuccaro, F. Cacace

13. Mortality and Morbidity Risk in the L’Aquila, Italy Earthquake of 6 April 2009 and Lessons to be Learned
D. E. Alexander

14. Major Factors Controlling Earthquake Casualties as Revealed via a Diversified Questionnaire Survey in Ojiya City for the 2004 Mid-Niigata Earthquake
M. Koyama, S. Okada, Y. Ohta

15. Advancements in Casualty Modelling Facilitated by the USGS Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) System
D. Wald, K. Jaiswal, K. Marano, P. Earle, T. Allen

16. Challenges in Collating Earthquake Casualty Field Data
E. K. M. So

17. Estimating Human Losses in Earthquake Models: A Discussion
M. A. Ferreira, C. S. Oliveira, F. Mota Sá

18. Trends in the Casualty Ratio of Injured to Fatalities in Earthquakes
M. Wyss, G. Trendafiloski

19. Study of Damage to the Human Body Caused by Earthquakes: Development of a Mannequin for Thoracic Compression Experiments and Cyber Mannequin Using the Finite Element Method
E. Ikuta, M. Miyano

20. A Different View on Human Vulnerability to Earthquakes: Lessons from Risk Perception Studies
T. Rossetto, H. Joffe, C. Solberg

Keywords: Earth Sciences, Natural Hazards

Publication year
Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research
Natural Sciences

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