publication . Article . Part of book or chapter of book . Book . 2011

Earthquake Early Warning systems

P. Gasparini; G. Manfredi; Jochen Zschau;  ;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2011 Journal: Nature Reviews Earth & Environment, volume 1, pages 84-84 (eissn: 2662-138X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC
  • Country: Germany
Abstract
Because of Taiwan’s unique geographical environment, earthquake disasters occur frequently in Taiwan. The Central Weather Bureau collated earthquake data from between 1901 and 2006 (Central Weather Bureau, 2007) and found that 97 earthquakes had occurred, of which, 52 resulted in casualties. The 921 Chichi Earthquake had the most profound impact. Because earthquakes have instant destructive power and current scientific technologies cannot provide precise early warnings in advance, earthquake prevention is crucial. The earthquake early warning system can provide seconds to tens of seconds of warning time before an earthquake strikes. This paper introduces the  ea...
Subjects
free text keywords: Forensic engineering, Warning system, Geology, Control and Systems Engineering, Signal Processing, Human-Computer Interaction, Hardware and Architecture, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Earthquake scenario, Earthquake insurance, Earthquake prediction, Earthquake warning system, Early warning system, Earthquake casualty estimation, Earthquake engineering, Meteorology, Urban seismic risk, Earthquake, disaster, earthquake early warning system, Automation, T59.5, Information technology, T58.5-58.64
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publication . Article . Part of book or chapter of book . Book . 2011

Earthquake Early Warning systems

P. Gasparini; G. Manfredi; Jochen Zschau;  ;