Geological, seismic and soil survey

Earthquakes 2012

This publication endeavours to provide an overview of the work carried out by the Geological, Seismic and Soil Survey, by the Po River Basin Technical Service (BTS) and the Regional Civil Protection Agency of Emilia-Romagna in response to the seismic emergency of May 2012.

 

Earthquakes 2012 - book cover

This publication endeavours to provide an overview of the work carried out by the Geological, Seismic and Soil Survey, by the Po River Basin Technical Service (BTS) and the Regional Civil Protection Agency of Emilia-Romagna in response to the seismic emergency of May 2012.

Gathering our experiences together in a book is not simply about preserving the collective memory of those events, but also about expressing our commitment to inform and educate the population of Emilia-Romagna about seismic risk and the natural phenomenon of earthquakes, promoting better knowledge the risks we run and the tools we have developed to face those risks, reducing the threat they pose.

It contains a focus on the geological effects indiced by the sesimic sequence such as the liquafaction started on May 20,   2012, in Emilia (Mw = 5.9)

Year of publication:
2012

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