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Geohazards in Indonesia: Earth Science for Disaster Risk Reduction

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Geology and Earth Science 9781862399662 P.R. Cummins and I. Meilano The Geological Society of London 218 Geohazards in Indonesia: Earth Science for Disaster Risk Reduction 2017 £ 90.00
Author: P.R. Cummins and I. Meilano
Description: With dense urban populations located in one of the most active tectonic belts in the world, Indonesia is a hotspot for natural hazard risk. During the twentieth century, Indonesia had limited means to keep natural disaster fatalities from rising commensurately with the explosive growth in population. This situation is changing rapidly, however, with major political and economic advances over the past two decades having led to substantial investments in seismic and geodetic infrastructure. The potential for advances in earth science to reduce natural disaster fatalities in Indonesia has never been greater. This Special Publication documents some of the recent advances made by Earth scientists that contribute towards a better understanding of geological hazards in Indonesia.
Table of Content: Cummins, P. Geohazards in Indonesia: Earth science for disaster risk reduction – introduction Harris, R. & Major, J. Waves of destruction in the East Indies: the Wichmann catalogue of earthquakes and tsunami in the Indonesian region from 1538 to 1877 Griffin, J.D., Pranantyo, I.R., Kongko, W., Haunan, A., Robiana, R., Miller, V., Davies, G., Horspool, N., Maemunah, I., Widjaja, W.B., Natawidjaja, D.H. & Latief, H. Assessing tsunami hazard using heterogeneous slip models in the Mentawai Islands, Indonesia Watkinson, I.M. & Hall, R. Fault systems of the eastern Indonesian triple junction: evaluation of Quaternary activity and implications for seismic hazards Omang, A., Cummins, P., Robinson, D. & Hidayati, S. Sensitivity analysis for probabilistic seismic hazard analysis (PSHA) in the Aceh Fault Segment, Indonesia Cipta, A., Robiana, R., Griffin, J.D., Horspool, N., Hidayati, S. & Cummins, P. A probabilistic seismic hazard assessment for Sulawesi, Indonesia Ridwan, M., Widiyantoro, S., Irsyam, M., Afnimar & Yamanaka, H. Development of an engineering bedrock map beneath Jakarta based on microtremor array measurements Pramono, S., Allen, T.I., Bugden, C., Pandhu, R., Nindya, I., Ghasemi, H. & Masturyono. Towards real-time earthquake impact alerting in Indonesia Sengara, I.W., Suarjana, M., Yulman, M.A., Gashemi, H. & Ryu, H. Empirical fatality model for Indonesia based on a Bayesian approach Bear-Crozier, A.N., Kartadinata, N., Heriwaseso, A. & Nielsen, O. Evaluating a volcanic ash ground-loading hazard at Gunung Ciremai, West Java, Indonesia using PF3D Andreas, H., Abidin, H.Z., Sidiq, T.P., Gumilar, I., Aoki, Y., Hakim, A.L. & Sumintadiredja, P. Understanding the trigger for the LUSI mud volcano eruption from ground deformation signatures

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