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Seismic Monitoring: A Contribution To The Sustainable Development Of The Russe Region Of Bulgaria

  • M. Kouteva
  • I. Paskaleva
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security book series (NAPSC)

Recently published data on seismic hazards due to strong, intermediate-depth Vrancea earthquakes in the area around the city of Russe is summarized including a review of analyses of available data, both macroseismic and instrument, and of recent theoretical seismic hazard estimates. A snapshot of the development of a strong motion registration system is offered, and the benefits of seismic monitoring in the region are discussed. Transforming data produced by seismic monitoring instruments into information for decision makers (e.g. emergency managers, earthquake engineers) are summarized including analytical steps that differ depending on the type of data and the nature of the decision.

Keywords

Dynamic monitoring seismic hazard strong intermediate-depth earthquakes Vrancea strong motion registration 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Kouteva
    • 1
    • 2
  • I. Paskaleva
    • 1
  1. 1.Central Laboratory for Seismic Mechanics and Earthquake EngineeringBulgarian Academy of SciencesSofiaBulgaria
  2. 2.ESP-SAND ICTPTriesteItaly

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