This book provides an account of the 1987 Ecuador earthquakes, evaluating the physical phenomena involved and the performance of structures and systems. It identifies and recommends cases where an in-depth study would contribute to improvement of our ability to analyze and forecast such failures and our preparedness, warning, rescue, recovery, and rehabilitation systems. The volume also describes how state-of-the-art knowledge can be applied to improve public safety and welfare.
Table of Contents
|2 General Geology of Northeastern Ecuador||23-28|
|3 Tectonics and Seismicity||29-41|
|4 Intensity and Damage Distribution||42-50|
|5 Mass Wasting and Flooding||51-82|
|6 Effects of Lifelines||83-99|
|7 Local-Level Economic and Social Consequences||100-121|
|8 Organizational Interaction in Response and Recovery||122-156|
|Appendix A Disaster-Management Organizations - General||157-158|
|Appendix B International Organizations Involved in the March 1987 Disaster Operations||159-160|
|Appendix C Ecuadorian Organizations Involved in the March 1987 Disaster Operations||161-163|
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