Seismic hazard of Northern Eurasia

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V. I. Ulomov
. The GSHAP Region 7 Working Group


The GSHAP Regional Centre in Moscow, UIPE, has coordinated the seismic hazard mapping for the whole territory of the former U.S.S.R. and border regions. A five-year program was conducted to assemble for the whole area, subdivided in five overlapping blocks, the unified seismic catalogue with uniform magnitude, the strong motion databank and the seismic zones model (lineament-domain-source), which form the basis of a newly developed deterministic-probabilistic computation of seismic hazard assessment. The work was conducted in close cooperation with border regions and GSHAP regional centers. The hazard was originally computed in terms of expected MSK intensity and then transformed into expected peak ground acceleration with 10% exceedance probability in 50 years.

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Ulomov, V. I. and The GSHAP Region 7 Working Group, . (1999) “Seismic hazard of Northern Eurasia”, Annals of Geophysics, 42(6). doi: 10.4401/ag-3785.

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