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Restricted access - publisher's policyA probabilistic methodology (LM1_P) based on the LM1 method of the Risk-UE project, is applied to estimate the seismic risk of Barcelona. This simplified methodology allows considering numerous uncertainties that are ...
Seismic hazard and risk scenarios for Barcelona, Spain, using the Risk-UE vulnerability index method (2010-04)
Open AccessThe Vulnerability Index Method, in its version developed in the framework of the European project Risk-UE, has been adapted and applied in this article, to evaluate the seismic risk for the city of Barcelona (Spain) through ...
(Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-07)
Open AccessFamous buildings of historical significance tend to occur in large, old cities such as London, Athens, Rome, Paris and Moscow, which also happen to be cities with some of the oldest and largest metro systems in the world. ...
Vulnerability and Seismic risk scenarios based on GIS techniques: application to Barcelona city (Spain) (2009-03-03)
Restricted access - publisher's policyThe exponential increase in the world’s population, together with the growth of big cities, which is characterized by the inadequate occupancy of the soil, contributes augment the damage due to seismic catastrophes. The ...