The 1755 Lisbon Earthquake: Revisited

The 1755 Lisbon Earthquake: Revisited

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The 1755 earthquake and tsunami were influential not only in Portugal but in all European and North African countries where the devastating effects were felt. The entire world was deeply impressed and the discussion of its causes generated a large amount of scientific and metaphysical speculation. It inspired philosophers, poets and writers. The socio-economic consequences of the event were great and affected the future organization and development of Portugal. The possibility of a similar occurence urges society and the scientific community to reflect on its lessons. Audience This work is of interest to experts in seismology, earthquake engineering, civil protection, urban planning and it is a reference book for doctoral students.Baptista MA, Miranda JM (2005) Evaluation of the 1755 Earthquake Source Modelling using Tsunami Modelling, Proceedings, International ... Sumatra Field Survey after the December 2004 Great Sumatra Earthquake and Indian Ocean Tsunami, Earthquake Spectra Vol. ... 2005, ed Iwan, W, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, June 2006 FEMA (2004) FEMA155: Coastal Construction Manual, anbsp;...

Title:The 1755 Lisbon Earthquake: Revisited
Author:Luiz Mendes-Victor, Carlos Sousa Oliveira, João Azevedo, A. Ribeiro
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2008-10-14


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