Seismic vulnerability, intensity scales, seismic risk

EMS-98

The European Macroseismic Scale EMS-98

The EMS-98 is the macroseismic scale being developed within a multidisciplinary Working Group of the European Seismological Union (ESC) within 1988 up to 1998. The ESC has officially recommended in a resolution of the General Assembly the use of the EMS-98 for macroseismic investigations in their member states. Moreover, the EMS-98 is applied in the meanwhile on all continents.

CEDIM

CEnter for DIsaster Management and risk reduction technology

The project Center for Disaster Management and Risk Reduction Technology (CEDIM) founded in 2002 as a common undertaking of the Universit├Ąt Karlsruhe (TH) and the Helmholtz-Zentrum Potsdam Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum (GFZ). It is dealing with various aspects of catastrophes. The section 2.6 is involved in the sub-project Earthquake Risk.

DFNK - Seismic risk synopsis for the city of Cologne

Deutsches Forschungsnetz NaturKatastrophen

Deutsches Forschungsnetz NaturKatastrophen (German Research Network for Natural Disasters) is a multidisciplinary project for calculation of different types of natural hazards and risks - earthquakes, flooding, storms and forest fires - for Germany.