Now showing items 11-15 of 15
Estimación de riesgo de desastre en el cantón de Santo Domingo de Heredia
Resultados de una investigación sobre el riesgo de desastre existente en el cantón de Santo Domingo de Heredia, Costa Rica. En cada uno de los 140 segmentos censales del cantón se identificaron las amenazas y las ...
Faulting, shallow seismicity and seismic hazard analysis for the Costa Rican Central Valley
A seismic hazard map for the Metropolitan Area of San Jose has been elaborated, based on local tectonic and seismic information. The area for the hazard computation covers an area of 20 x 15 km2 and includes the zone where ...
Assessment of Physical Vulnerability in Santo Domingo De Heredia, Costa Rica, Central America
This work assesses the physical vulnerability of the Santo Domingo Canton in the province of Heredia in Costa Rica. We evaluate the vulnerability of areas located in high risk zones as well as the structural resistance of ...
Tsunamis and tsunami prepardness in Costa Rica, Central America
Pacific and Atlantic sides of Costa Rica there are coastal segments characterised by a flat relief, which increases the vulnerability of the coastal communities. In addition to tsunamis originating in the Middle American ...
Landslide Potential in Santo Domingo De Heredia, Costa Rica, Central America
This paper reports results from a survey of landslide potential in the canton (county) of Santo Domingo de Heredia, Costa Rica. This canton, like much of Central America, is located in a tropical region with abrupt topography ...