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Earthquake Hazard Impact and Urban Planning

  • Maria Bostenaru Dan
  • Iuliana Armas
  • Agostino Goretti

Part of the Environmental Hazards book series (ENHA)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Maria Bostenaru Dan, Iuliana Armaş, Agostino Goretti
    Pages 1-12
  3. Urban Hazard, Exposure and Vulnerability

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
    2. Dumitru Ioane, Mihail Diaconescu, Florina Chitea, George Garbacea
      Pages 15-43
    3. Julia Kubanek, Eike-Marie Nolte, Hannes Taubenböck, Friedemann Wenzel, Martin Kappas
      Pages 45-66
  4. Earthquake Risk Assessment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 83-83
    2. Ştefan Florin Bălan, Dumitru Ioane, Carmen Cioflan, Ionelia Panea, Bogdan Apostol, Zina Malita et al.
      Pages 85-103
    3. Fabrizio Terenzio Gizzi, Lucia Tilio, Nicola Masini, Beniamino Murgante, Maria Rosaria Potenza, Cinzia Zotta
      Pages 105-125
    4. Agostino Goretti, Sabino Vetta, Francesco Palmieri, Fabio Adamo, Massimo Berlingeri, Luigi Palmieri
      Pages 151-168
  5. Risk Management

  6. Impact and Decision Making Tools

About this book


The classical field dealing with earthquakes is called “earthquake engineering” and considered to be a branch of structural engineering. In projects dealing with strategies for earthquake risk mitigation, urban planning approaches are often neglected. Today interventions are needed on a city, rather than a building, scale. This work deals with the impact of earthquakes, including also a broader view on multihazards in urban areas. Uniquely among other works in the field, particular importance is given to urban planning issues, in conservation of heritage and emergency management. Multicriteria decision making and broad participation of those affected by disasters are included.


Earthquake engineering Emergency housing GIS Historic cities Urban planning

Editors and affiliations

  • Maria Bostenaru Dan
    • 1
  • Iuliana Armas
    • 2
  • Agostino Goretti
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of UrbanismIon Mincu University of Architecture and UrbanismBucharestRomania
  2. 2.Department of Geomorphology Faculty of GeographyUniversity of BucharestBucharestRomania
  3. 3.Civil Protection DepartmentSeismic and Volcanic Risk OfficeRomeItaly

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