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  • Análisis de riesgo de inundación por tsunamis en Puntarenas, Costa Rica 

    Fernández Arce, Mario; Rojas Quesada, Wilfredo; Ortiz Figueroa, Modesto (2001-08)
    El análisis de riesgo de inundación por tsunamis en Puntarenas, Costa Rica, revela la vulnerabilidad de la región ante sismos tsunamigénicos que pudiesen ocurrir frente al Golfo de Nicoya y en la zona de subducción de ...
  • Apoyo psicosocial a afectada(o)s por terremoto del 5 de setiembre de 2012 

    Fernández Arce, Mario; Sáenz Segura, Lorena; Carranza Morales, Marco; Matamoros Calvo, Cristina; Durán Valverde, Oscar; Brenes Bonilla, Marlen; Alfaro, Andrea; Solís, Carolina; Macluf Vargas, Stephanie; Zárate Montero, Auria; Montealegre Cubillo, Diana; Hernández, Laura; Angulo, Vanessa; Chavarría Bolaños, Daniel; Fernández Picado, Diseiry; Rivera, Evelyn; Umaña Álvarez, Leonardo; Meneses Jaime, María Fernanda; Zamora, Patricia; Suárez Ruiz, Harold; Benavides Rodríguez, Augusto; Ruiz, Edward (2013-11)
    La Brigada de Intervención Psicosocial de la Universidad de Costa Rica, acompañada por la Red Sismológica Nacional (RSN: ICE-UCR), el Preventec y estudiantes de la Maestría en Gestión de Riesgos y Atención de Emergencias, ...
  • Assessment of Physical Vulnerability in Santo Domingo De Heredia, Costa Rica, Central America 

    Fernández Arce, Mario; Reyes Chaves, Jonnathan; Bolaños Villalobos, Rafael; Solís Arce, Daniel (2014-09)
    This work assesses the physical vulnerability of the Santo Domingo Canton in the province of Heredia in Costa Rica. We evaluate the vulnerability of areas located in high risk zones as well as the structural resistance of ...
  • Daños, efectos y amenaza de tsunamis en América Central 

    Fernández Arce, Mario (2002)
    Desde 1539 hasta el presente han habido 49 tsunamis en América Central, 37 en el Pacífico y 12 en el Caribe; 10 de ellos tienen reportes de daños, siete en el Pacífico y tres en el Caribe. Estos tsunamis han cobrado cerca ...
  • Estimación de riesgo de desastre en el cantón de Santo Domingo de Heredia 

    Fernández Arce, Mario; Reyes Chaves, Jonnathan (2013-11)
    Resultados de una investigación sobre el riesgo de desastre existente en el cantón de Santo Domingo de Heredia, Costa Rica. En cada uno de los 140 segmentos censales del cantón se identificaron las amenazas y las ...
  • Faulting, shallow seismicity and seismic hazard analysis for the Costa Rican Central Valley 

    Fernández Arce, Mario; Rojas Quesada, Wilfredo (2000)
    A seismic hazard map for the Metropolitan Area of San Jose has been elaborated, based on local tectonic and seismic information. The area for the hazard computation covers an area of 20 x 15 km2 and includes the zone where ...
  • Landslide Potential in Santo Domingo De Heredia, Costa Rica, Central America 

    Fernández Arce, Mario; Reyes Chaves, Jonnathan (2014-10)
    This paper reports results from a survey of landslide potential in the canton (county) of Santo Domingo de Heredia, Costa Rica. This canton, like much of Central America, is located in a tropical region with abrupt topography ...
  • Natural hazards in Santo Domingo de Heredia, Costa Rica, Central America 

    Fernández Arce, Mario; Grineski, Sara; Collins, Timothy M.; Reyes Chaves, Jonnathan (2014-03)
    Santo Domingo de Heredia, Costa Rica, is a county facing serious risks from natural hazards, specifically flooding, earthquakes, volcanic activity and landslides. In order to inform disaster risk reduction efforts and ...
  • Proposal to Disseminate the Knowledge of Tsunamis in the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica, Central America 

    Fernández Arce, Mario; Solís Arce, Daniel; González Ilama, Gino Steven; Porras Loría, Juan Luis (2014-09)
    This work is a proposal to spread the knowledge of tsunamis in the schools of the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. Ignorance of basic information about tsunamis and the existing threat, could result in deaths in areas where ...
  • Spatial Analysis of Disaster Risk in Santo Domingo de Heredia, Costa Rica, Central America 

    Fernández Arce, Mario; Reyes Chaves, Jonnathan; Grineski, Diane; Collins, Timothy M. (2014-07)
    This article summarizes the results of an investigation into disaster risk in the canton (county) of Santo Domingo de Heredia, Costa Rica. This canton is exposed to several natural hazards as well as technological risks. ...
  • Tsunamis and Tsunami Hazards in Central America 

    Fernández Arce, Mario; Molina, Enrique; Havskov, Jens; Kuvvet, Atakan (2000-02)
    A tsunami catalogue for Central America is compiled containing 49 tsunamis for the period 1539–1996, thirty seven of them are in the Pacific and twelve in the Caribbean. At the Caribbean side, 5 events are related with ...
  • Tsunamis and tsunami prepardness in Costa Rica, Central America 

    Fernández Arce, Mario; Alvarado Delgado, Guillermo (2005-12)
    Pacific and Atlantic sides of Costa Rica there are coastal segments characterised by a flat relief, which increases the vulnerability of the coastal communities. In addition to tsunamis originating in the Middle American ...