Mapping the after-effects of disastrous earthquakes and estimation of hazard for engineering constructions

  • Solonenko V. P. 
IAEG Symposium “Engineering Geological Mapping for Planning, Disign and Construction in Civil Engineering”, Newcastle Upon Tyne, 3–6 September 1979 THEME 2 Hazard Mapping in Risk Evaluation for Engineering Structures General Report Contributions


Mapping the after-effects of strong earthquakes, it is suggested, should be performed on the basis of a genetic classification of seismogenic residual deformations of the Earth's crust with separation of a group of accompanying phenomena, indirectly associated with earthquakes. To determine possible maximum earthquakes, locations with the greatest seismic landslide and collapse danger, it is recommended that the palaeoseismogeological method be used.

It is necessary to determine the seismic hazard for engineering constructions both from supposed isoseismal fields and possible types of residual and dynamic seismogenic deformations and accompanying phenomena.


Seismic Hazard Strong Earthquake Engineering Construction Earthquake Intensity Baikal Rift Zone 

Cartographie des effects ultérieurs des tremblements de terre catastrophiques et estimation du risque pour la construction d'ouvrages d'art


On suggère que la cartographie des effects ultérieurs des grands tremblements de terre pourrait être effectuée sur la base d'une classification génétique des déformations résiduelles séismogénétiques de la croûte terrestre, avec séparation d'un groupe de phénomènes concomitants, associés indirectement aux séismes. On recommande d'employer la méthode paléoséismogéologique pour déterminer le tremblement de terre maximal possible, les emplacements des plus grands glissements de terrain d'origine séismique et le danger d'effondrement. Il est nécessaire de déterminer le risque séismique pour les constructions d'ouvrages d'art: d'une part en utilisant un zonage isoséismique hypothétique, et d'autre part d'après les types possibles de déformations séismogénétiques résiduelles et dynamiques, et les phénomènes concomitants.


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  • Solonenko V. P. 
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  1. 1.Institute of the Earth's CrustIrkutskUSSR

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