By D.M. Boore (auth.), Sinan Akkar, Polat Gülkan, Torild van Eck (eds.)
This booklet addresses present actions in strong-motion networks all over the world, masking concerns with regards to designing, protecting and disseminating details from those arrays. The publication is split into 3 primary sections. the 1st part comprises contemporary advancements in local and worldwide ground-motion predictive models.
It provides discussions at the similarities and variations of flooring movement estimations from those types and their program to layout spectra in addition to different novel techniques for predicting engineering parameters in seismic areas with sparse facts. the second one part introduces themes concerning the specific methodologies being applied within the lately tested international and nearby strong-motion databanks in Europe to take care of and disseminate the archived accelerometric information. the ultimate part describes significant strong-motion arrays worldwide and their ancient advancements. The final 3 chapters of this part introduce tasks performed in the context of arrays deployed for seismic hazard reports in metropolitan parts.
Audience: This well timed publication may be of specific curiosity for researchers who use accelerometric facts generally to behavior stories in earthquake engineering and engineering seismology.
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Extra resources for Earthquake Data in Engineering Seismology: Predictive Models, Data Management and Networks
Earthquake Eng Struct Dyn 36:1275–1301 4. Akkar S, Bommer JJ (2007) Empirical prediction equations for peak ground velocity derived from strong-motion records from Europe and the Middle East. Bull Seismol Soc Am 97: 511–530 5. Akkar S, Bommer JJ (2010) Empirical equations for the prediction of PGA, PGV and spectral accelerations in Europe, the Mediterranean region and the Middle East. Seismol Res Lett 81:195–206 6. Ambraseys NN, Bommer JJ (1991) The attenuation of ground accelerations in Europe.
Douglas J (2003b) A note on the use of strong-motion data from small magnitude earthquakes for empirical ground motion estimation. Skopje Earthquake 40 Years of European Earthquake Engineering (SE-40EEE) 18. Douglas J (2004) An investigation of analysis of variance as a tool for exploring regional differences in strong ground motion. J Seismol 8(4):485–496 38 J. Douglas 19. Douglas J (2007) On the regional dependence of earthquake response spectra. ISET J Earthquake Tech 44(1):77–99 20. Douglas J (2010) Consistency of ground-motion predictions from the past four decades.
Douglas different geographical zones. The good or poor match between observations and predictions can often be related to the magnitude and distance ranges of validity of the considered GMPEs and different average site effects between regions. 4 Discussion and Conclusions This brief article has sought to summarize some of the recent literature that has a bearing on the question of regional differences in earthquake ground motions. There are a number of recent studies showing strong evidence for differences in ground motions from small and moderate earthquakes occurring in different areas and also at long distances.