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Human Casualties in Earthquakes

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Introduction
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    Chapter 2 Earthquakes, an Epidemiological Perspective on Patterns and Trends
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    Chapter 3 Earthquake Casualties Research and Public Education
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    Chapter 4 Disaster Casualties – Accounting for Economic Impacts and Diurnal Variation
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    Chapter 5 A Global Earthquake Building Damage and Casualty Database
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    Chapter 6 Human Casualties in Earthquakes
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    Chapter 7 Loss Estimation Module in the Second Generation Software QLARM
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    Chapter 8 Earthquake Casualties Estimation in Emergency Mode
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    Chapter 9 Estimating Casualties for the Southern California ShakeOut
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    Chapter 10 Casualty Estimation due to Earthquakes: Injury Structure and Dynamics
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    Chapter 11 Seismic Vulnerability and Collapse Probability Assessment of Buildings in Greece
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    Chapter 12 Seismic Casualty Evaluation: The Italian Model, an Application to the L’Aquila 2009 Event
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    Chapter 13 Mortality and Morbidity Risk in the L’Aquila, Italy Earthquake of 6 April 2009 and Lessons to be Learned
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    Chapter 14 Major Factors Controlling Earthquake Casualties as Revealed via a Diversified Questionnaire Survey in Ojiya City for the 2004 Mid-Niigata Earthquake
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    Chapter 15 Advancements in Casualty Modelling Facilitated by the USGS Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) System
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    Chapter 16 Challenges in Collating Earthquake Casualty Field Data
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    Chapter 17 Estimating Human Losses in Earthquake Models: A Discussion
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    Chapter 18 Trends in the Casualty Ratio of Injured to Fatalities in Earthquakes
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    Chapter 19 Study of Damage to the Human Body Caused by Earthquakes: Development of a Mannequin for Thoracic Compression Experiments and Cyber Mannequin Using the Finite Element Method
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    Chapter 20 A Different View on Human Vulnerability to Earthquakes: Lessons from Risk Perception Studies
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Chapter title
Human Casualties in Earthquakes
Chapter number 6
Book title
Human Casualties in Earthquakes
Published by
Springer, Dordrecht, January 2011
DOI 10.1007/978-90-481-9455-1_6
Book ISBNs
978-9-04-819454-4, 978-9-04-819455-1

K. S. Jaiswal, D. J. Wald, P. S. Earle, K. A. Porter, M. Hearne, Jaiswal, K. S., Wald, D. J., Earle, P. S., Porter, K. A., Hearne, M.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Australia 1 2%
Switzerland 1 2%
Unknown 47 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 22 45%
Student > Master 8 16%
Researcher 5 10%
Student > Bachelor 2 4%
Professor 2 4%
Other 3 6%
Unknown 7 14%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Engineering 19 39%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 8 16%
Environmental Science 6 12%
Social Sciences 3 6%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 4%
Other 2 4%
Unknown 9 18%