WIT Press

Seismic Risk Evaluation In The Area Of The Province Of Salerno

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/ERES990391

Volume

41

Pages

10

Published

1999

Size

1,279 kb

Author(s)

B. Palazzo & L. Petti

Abstract

A preliminary analysis is presented of the seismic risk assessment in the Province of Salerno to be used as a basis for the definition of Prediction and Prevention programs. In this study, the evaluation of the seismic hazard in the area has been carried out using two approaches: historical determinism and seismotectonic probabilism. Several maps illustrating the seismic risk are presented and discussed. The vulnerability of constructions, primary infrastructures, and the social system is evaluated by means of a statistical approach based on an analysis of the effects produced by the earthquake of 23 November 1980, using a representative sample of the entire regional territory. Specifically, the correlations identified refer to defined type classes, the data for which is easily f

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