Engineering for Earthquake Disaster Mitigation

  • Masanori┬áHamada

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About this book


Earthquake and tsunami disasters have been increasing rapidly and globally in the last quarter-century. The purpose of this book is to provide essential knowledge and information on the mitigation of earthquakes and tsunamis for graduate students, young researchers, and geotechnical engineers. It begins by presenting recent cases of earthquakes that have occurred in the world, referring to tsunamis and soil liquefaction and how to cope with such disasters. The final chapter  proposes strategies for disaster mitigation against in Japan earthquakes and tsunamis in the future.


Disaster Prevention Disaster Vulnerability Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster Resilient Society Soil Liquefaction Tsunami Disaster

Authors and affiliations

  • Masanori┬áHamada
    • 1
  1. 1.Waseda UniversityTokyoJapan

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Japan 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Tokyo
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-4-431-54891-1
  • Online ISBN 978-4-431-54892-8
  • Series Print ISSN 1866-8755
  • Series Online ISSN 1866-8763
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