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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Assessment of Physical Vulnerability in Santo Domingo De Heredia, Costa Rica, Central America
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 ...
UCR ALERTA (Resumen de la posición del Consejo Universitario sobre Crucitas)
La minería de oro a cielo abierto es una actividad de alto impacto social y ambiental. La Universidad de Costa Rica (UCR), mediante su Consejo Universitario, solicitó mantener la “moratoria” a esta actividad, es decir ...