Mitigation and Financing of Seismic Risks: Turkish and International Perspectives / Edition 1

Mitigation and Financing of Seismic Risks: Turkish and International Perspectives / Edition 1

by Paul R. Kleindorfer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0792370996

ISBN-13: 9780792370994

Pub. Date: 07/31/2001

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

In June 2000 in Istanbul, researchers from around the world gathered at the NATO Advanced Research Workshop to discuss the mitigation and financing of earthquake hazards. This volume contains 15 papers originally presented at that workshop. A sampling of topics includes public-private partnerships for reducing seismic risk losses, recent changes in Turkish disaster…  See more details below

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In June 2000 in Istanbul, researchers from around the world gathered at the NATO Advanced Research Workshop to discuss the mitigation and financing of earthquake hazards. This volume contains 15 papers originally presented at that workshop. A sampling of topics includes public-private partnerships for reducing seismic risk losses, recent changes in Turkish disaster policy, and derivative effects of the 1999 earthquake in Taiwan on U.S. personal computer manufacturers. The volume is not indexed. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780792370994
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
07/31/2001
Series:
Nato Science Series: IV: (closed), #3
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2001
Pages:
286
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Authors
Preface and Acknowledgements
1Introduction and Overview of the proceedings3
2Modeling and Quantification of Earthquake Risk: Application to Emerging Economies13
3Challenges in Marine Seismology in the Aegean Region41
4Seismic Risk in Romania: Features and Countermeasures53
5Public-Private Partnerships for Reducing Seismic Risk Losses73
6Intertemporal Choice under Uncertainty: A Behavioral Perspective101
7A Social Decision Analysis of the Earthquake Safety Problem: The Case of Existing Los Angeles Buildings129
8Improving the Safety of Urban Areas through "Local Seismic Cultures": From the Umbria 1997 Earthquake to Co-operation in the Mediterranean159
9Structural and Educational Dimensions of Earthquake Damage Mitigation in Turkey179
10Revision of the Turkish Development Law No. 3194 Governing Urban Development and Land Use Planning191
11Recent Changes in Turkish Disasters Policy: A Strategical Reorientation?207
12Alternative Risk Transfer Mechanisms for Seismic Risks237
13Considerations Behind the Compulsory Insurance with Earthquake Coverage255
14Derivative Effects of the 1999 Earthquake in Taiwan to U.S. Personal Computer Manufacturers261
15Insurance Markets for Earthquake Risks in Turkey: An Overview277

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