The 1755 Lisbon Earthquake: Revisited

ISBN: 978-1-4020-8608-3 (Print) 978-1-4020-8609-0 (Online)

Table of contents (34 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XVI

  2. Introduction

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      Pages 1-1

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      Introduction

  3. Historical Framework

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      Pages 5-5

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      Pages 7-24

      The Lisbon Earthquake of 1755 in Spanish Contemporary Authors

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      Pages 25-42

      The Lisbon Earthquake of November 1st, 1755: An Historical Overview of its Approach

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      Pages 43-64

      The Great Earthquakes of Lisbon 1755 and Aceh 2004 Shook the World. Seismologists’ Societal Responsibility

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      Pages 65-102

      Seismic Engineering Contributions and Trends to Face Future 1755-Events

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      Pages 103-107

      Bruce Alan Bolt 1930–2005 Professor of Seismology, Emeritus

  4. Social-Economic Impact on Communities Exposed to Earthquakes and Tsunamis

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      Pages 109-109

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      Pages 111-120

      Catastrophe Risk Management in Developing Countries and the Last Mile

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      Pages 121-146

      A Phenomenological Reconstruction of the Mw9 November 1st 1755 Earthquake Source

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      Pages 147-165

      The 1755 Lisbon Earthquake and the Genesis of the Risk Management Concept

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      Pages 167-183

      Holistic Urban Seismic Risk Evaluation of Megacities: Application and Robustness

  5. Urban Planning Facing Natural Hazards, Information and Warning

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      Pages 184-184

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      Pages 187-196

      Risk Estimates for Germany

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      Pages 197-220

      Traditional and Innovative Methods for Seismic Vulnerability Assessment at Large Geographical Scales

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      Pages 221-231

      Earthquake Early Warning: Real-time Prediction of Ground Motion from the First Seconds of Seismic Recordings

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      Pages 233-243

      Simulating Earthquake Scenarios in the European Project LESSLOSS: The Case of Lisbon

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      Pages 245-254

      How Distant Earthquakes Contribute to Seismic Hazard in Mainland Portugal

  6. Propagation and Local Effects on the Seismic Destruction

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      Pages 255-255

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      Pages 257-272

      Visualization of Seismic Wavefields and Strong Ground Motions Using Data from a Nationwide Strong-Motion Network and Large-Scale Computer Simulation

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      Pages 273-282

      Empirical and Theoretical Assessment of Upper Bounds on Earthquake Ground-Motions

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      Pages 283-295

      Suboceanic Rayleigh Waves in the 1755 Lisbon Earthquake

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      Pages 297-308

      Contribution to the Damage Interpretation During the 1755 Lisbon Earthquake

  7. How to Build Earthquake Resistant Buildings Under the Environmental Constrains

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      Pages 309-309

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      Pages 311-333

      Caveats for Nonlinear Response Assessment of Shear Wall Structures

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