Section 1 Hazard prevention, management, and control
  Natural disasters: acts of God, nature or society? On the social relation to natural hazards; Simulation models of the safe ship’s steering process in collision situations; An integrated approach to the pollution hazard analysis and management; The benefit of inspections of the main coolant loops of a nuclear reactor; Ships’ domains as a collision risk at sea in the evolutionary trajectory planning.
Section 2 Estimation of risks

Risks of vapor migration from subsurface contamination into indoor air; Estimation of risk under fire design situation; Modelling the risk of windthrow for better forestry decisions; An objective methodology for the assessment of building vulnerability to earthquakes and the development of damage functions; Significance of baseline study in landfill risk assessment; Probability of failure estimation of current reinforced structures using the Latin Hypercube Sampling; A multimedia, multiple pathway exposure and risk assessment using EHHRA-GIS: a real case of contamination due to an industrial facility; The method of average navigation risk assessment with consideration of inequality of ship’s accident probability along the waterway; Considering investment risks in the mechanism for selecting mining-metallurgical waste refining investment projects.

Section 3 Emergency response

Estimation of assembling time for emergency action; Evaluation of the safety integrity level (SIL) of an emergency shutdown system using rigorous reliability methodologies; Geodynamic framework and regional structure as factors affecting the Earthquake Planning of Zakinthos Municipality (Greece); Analysis of different earthquake damage scenarios for emergency planning in Italy; Analytical study of emergency medical service response time.

Section 4 Data collection and analysis

Some constraints on the modelling using the uranium isotopes 238U and 234U for dating groundwaters from Guarany aquifer, South America; GIS management of NDT results for the spatial estimation of environmental risks to historic monuments; Pipe break data analysis in Emilia-Romagna, Italy: a first step towards effective management of water distribution; Project cost analysis for niepolomice Municipal Solid Waste using the Monte Carlo simulation; Decision making risk at identification’s algorithms of dynamic parameters of economic systems with non-visible trajectories; New data for seismic hazard analysis.

Section 5 Hazardous materials in transit

Effects of different incident characterisations in hazardous materials transportation risk analysis; Multiobjective risk index for the transport by truck of flammable liquids.

Section 6 Water resources modeling and management

Guidelines for validation and verification of groundwater mathematical models (GULLIVER): a case study; Hydrologic modelling on a catchment scale using GIS and remote sensed land use information; Contribution of space technologies to flood management: the example of the MOSYM project.

Section 7 Landslides

Analytical estimation of hazard and risk in landslide prone areas; Landslide susceptibility zoning for risk analysis using a geographical information system (GIS) in the Jerte Valley (Spanish Central System); Reducing uncertainty on the results of reliability analysis of earth fills using stochastic estimations; Stability analysis of soil slip.

Section 8 Earthquakes

Uncertainties in a probabilistic model for seismic hazard analysis in Japan; Factors affecting the reliability of reinforced concrete beams; Reduction of seismic damage in Peruvian traditional constructions; Damage evaluation of reinforced concrete columns under two directional earthquake motions; Geotechnical earthquake hazard scenario for south-eastern Sicily; Analysis of damage parameters of the Chi-Chi Taiwan earthquake; Seismic risk mitigation of high voltage power stations by means of anti-seismic devices; Damage-based evaluation of Eurocode 8 risk levels for RC buildings.

Section 9 Soil and water contamination

Comparison among polluted soils hazard ranking systems and absolute risk hazard methodologies; A computer simulation of groundwater salinization risk in Salento peninsula (Italy); Ecological risks of the hydrotechnical buildings in the region of the straits
of Estonia, the Baltic Sea: two case studies; Decision support system for polluted soil risk analysis.

Section 10 Air quality studies

Aircraft fuel quantity gauging sub-system safety; A modelling system for air quality estimates in coastal areas; Real time risk assessment for atmospheric dispersion of accidentally released air pollutants from nuclear power plants.

Section 11 Case studies
  Numerical simulation of gas explosions in complex geometry; Local scour countermeasures around bridge piers; Navigation risk assessment as efficiency evaluation of waterway modernization.