The Wenchuan Earthquake of 2008: Anatomy of a Disaster Yong Chen

ISBN: 9783642211584

Published: November 11th 2011

Hardcover

276 pages


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The Wenchuan Earthquake of 2008: Anatomy of a Disaster  by  Yong Chen

The Wenchuan Earthquake of 2008: Anatomy of a Disaster by Yong Chen
November 11th 2011 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 276 pages | ISBN: 9783642211584 | 5.31 Mb

The Wenchuan Earthquake of 2008: Anatomy of a Disaster gives a detailed account of the damage, seismology and tectonics of the event and discusses earthquake prediction, seismic hazard and risk management, the creation and implementation ofMoreThe Wenchuan Earthquake of 2008: Anatomy of a Disaster gives a detailed account of the damage, seismology and tectonics of the event and discusses earthquake prediction, seismic hazard and risk management, the creation and implementation of building codes, and new practices used in rescue, relief and reconstruction.

It will be of significant interest to researchers and practitioners engaged in seismology, geophysics, engineering, the social sciences, and disaster management and recovery. It also offers a valuable new and unique Chinese perspective with many insights for future mitigation of earthquake risk.Professor Yong Chen works for the China Earthquake Administration- Dr David C. Booth works for the British Geological Survey.



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