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|Authors: ||Luzi, L.*|
|Title: ||Strong motion monitoring in Italy|
|Title of journal: ||Bull Earthquake Eng|
|Series/Report no.: ||5/8(2010)|
|Publisher: ||Springer Science|
|Issue Date: ||2010|
|Keywords: ||strong motion monitoring|
strong motion data archiving and dissemination
|Abstract: ||Research in the fields of earthquake engineering or engineering seismology requires strong motion data for several applications, such as the development of ground motion prediction equations, the evaluation of shaking scenarios, the definition of probabilistic hazard maps
and the formulation of seismic codes.
Italy is one of the most hazardous countries in Europe and several moderate to strong
earthquakes occurred since the early 1970s, when an early stage strong motion monitoring
began. During the past 30 years strong motion dataweremainly collected by the italian strong motion network, initially managed by the Italian electricity company and then by the Italian civil protection, and by several regional strong-motion networks, installed in late 1990s.After
three decades of monitoring the Italian strong motion patrimony has become relevant, and the need of an organized strong-motion archive, accessible on the world wide web has turned out to be vital.
This special issue of the Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering contains nine articles with the aim of illustrating to the scientific community the progress achieved in Italy in the field of strong motion monitoring and strong motion data archiving and dissemination.|
|Appears in Collections:||Papers Published / Papers in press|
05.02.02. Seismological data
04.06.06. Surveys, measurements, and monitoring
04.06.04. Ground motion
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