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Risk Assessment, Modeling and Decision Support

Strategic Directions

Series: Risk, Governance and Society, Vol. 14

Bostrom, Ann, French, Steven P., Gottlieb, Sara J. (Eds.)

2008, XIV, 334 p.

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  • Authors include risk and hazard researchers from the major U.S. hazard and earthquake centers
  • A road map for future developments in risk modeling and decision support

The papers in this volume integrate results from current research efforts in earthquake engineering with research from the larger risk assessment community. The authors include risk and hazard researchers from the major U.S. hazard and earthquake centers and some from abroad as well as programmers and analysts from leading insurance and risk assessment firms. The introductory chapter provides an historical overview of the rise of risk assessment in the U.S., with particular emphasis on the role of seismic risk assessment. Four key components of risk assessment and decision support software are analyzed in detail in the remaining papers: treatment of uncertainty, loss assessment, modeling of seismic mitigation strategies, and visualization of risk and uncertainty. The volume lays out a road map for future developments in risk modeling and decision support and positions earthquake engineering research within the family of risk analysis tools and techniques.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Earthquake - Loss Assessment - Natural Hazard - Risk - Risk Assessment - decision support - development - risk analysis - science and technology - seismic - uncertainty

Related subjects » Environmental Management - Environmental Science & Engineering - Information Systems and Applications - Monitoring & Environmental Analysis - Production & Process Engineering - R&D / Technology Policy

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