Early Warning for Geological Disasters

Scientific Methods and Current Practice

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ISBN: 978-3-642-12232-3 (Print) 978-3-642-12233-0 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

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    Pages 1-28

    Earthquake Early Warning and Tsunami Warning of the Japan Meteorological Agency, and Their Performance in the 2011 off the Pacific Coast of Tohoku Earthquake ( \({M}_{{\mathrm{w}}}\) 9.0)

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    Pages 29-47

    Estimation of Fault Rupture Extent Using Near-Source Records for Earthquake Early Warning

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    Pages 49-69

    CISN ShakeAlert: An Earthquake Early Warning Demonstration System for California

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    Pages 71-87

    The Mexican Seismic Alert System (SASMEX): Its Alert Signals, Broadcast Results and Performance During the M 7.4 Punta Maldonado Earthquake of March 20th, 2012

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    Pages 89-101

    Development of Earthquake Early Warning Systems in the European Union

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    Pages 103-116

    EDIM: Earthquake Disaster Information System for the Marmara Region, Turkey

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    Pages 117-137

    An Integrated Regional and On-Site Earthquake Early Warning System for Southern Italy: Concepts, Methodologies and Performances

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    Pages 139-163

    Earthquake Early Warning for Transport Lines

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    Pages 165-178

    The Earthquake and Tsunami Early Warning System for the Indian Ocean (GITEWS)

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    Pages 179-206

    Walking the Last Mile: Contributions to the Development of an End-to-End Tsunami Early Warning System in Indonesia

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    Pages 207-226

    The Last-Mile Evacuation Project: A Multi-disciplinary Approach to Evacuation Planning and Risk Reduction in Tsunami-Threatened Coastal Areas

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    Pages 227-252

    The Role of Information and Communication Technology in the Development of Early Warning Systems for Geological Disasters: The Tsunami Show Case

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    Pages 253-261

    A Test of Earthquake Early Warning System Using Low Cost Accelerometer in Hualien, Taiwan

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    Pages 263-288

    Applications of a Low-Cost, Wireless, Self-Organising System (SOSEWIN) to Earthquake Early Warning and Structural Health Monitoring

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    Pages 289-306

    Low Cost 3D Early Warning System for Alpine Instable Slopes: The Aggenalm Landslide Monitoring System

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    Pages 307-331

    Operational Integration of Spaceborne Measurements of Lava Discharge Rates and Sulfur Dioxide Concentrations for Global Volcano Monitoring

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    Pages 333-351

    Engineering Earthquake Early Warning via Regional Networks

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    Pages 353-367

    Operational Earthquake Forecasting and Decision-Making

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    Pages 369-379

    How Useful is Early Warning and Can It Be Made More Effective?