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Seismotectonic and the Hipothetical Strike – Slip Tectonic Boundary of Central Costa Rica
This paper analyses and discusses the seismicity and faulting of Central Costa Rica in search for evidence of the strike-slip fault proposed by Astorga et al (1989, 1991), the subparallel strikeslip fault system reported ...
Tsunamis and Tsunami Hazards in Central America
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 ...
Proposal to Disseminate the Knowledge of Tsunamis in the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica, Central America
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
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 prepardness in Costa Rica, Central America
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 ...