Earthquakes and Their Impact on Society

Editor: D'Amico, Sebastiano
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media

ISBN: 978-3-31-921752-9
Category: Science - Geology
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: June 2017

Earthquakes can cause also several psychological problems due to the fact that such kind of disasters will result in casualties, collapsing of houses, strategic buildings and facilities and deeply affect a community. Moreover in our society it is necessary to properly plan emergency responses and rescues taking into account any possible secondary effect in order to avoid more casualties. This book provides an integrated approach to the assessment of seismic hazards.

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