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Análisis de riesgo de inundación por tsunamis en Puntarenas, Costa Rica
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 ...
Natural hazards in Santo Domingo de Heredia, Costa Rica, Central America
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 ...
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 ...
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 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 ...