Report on Costs and Benefits of Natural Hazard Mitigation.
January 2000, 58 p.
Keywords: ; Wind (Meteorology); Retrofitting; Earthquake engineering; Case studies; Emergency preparedness; Seismic design; Natural disasters; Land use planning; US FEMA; Cities; Costs; Benefits
Bernknopf, R. L.; Brookshire, D. S.; Ganderton, P. T.
Role of Geoscience Information in Reducing Catastrophic Loss Using a Web-Based Economics Experiment.
January 2003, 38 p.
Identifying Number(s): USGS/PP-1683
Keywords: ; Floods; Hazards; Risk management; Earthquakes; Public safety; Geology; Data analysis; Natural disasters; Economic theory; Losses; Information systems; Maps; Insurance; Geophysics; Assessments; Tornadoes; Fires; Castrophes; Costs; Benefits
Seismic Vulnerability and Impact of Disruption of Lifelines in the Conterminous United States.
Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC., September 1991, 473 p.
Identifying Number(s): FEMA-224
Keywords: Hazards; Vulnerability; Economic analysis; Earthquakes; Water systems; Transportation systems; Seismic effects; Emergency services; Impact; Electric power; Losses; Recommendations; Lifelines; Mitigation; Benefits