Actions and Detail Panel
The Global Earthquake Model: Assessing the impact of earthquakes at local,...
Mon 24 October 2016, 18:00 – 20:00 BST
Despite the recent achievements in earthquake engineering and seismic hazard modeling, an increase in the human and economic losses due to this peril has been observed, strengthening the need to invest in risk reduction measures. In response to this need, the Global Earthquake Model (GEM) Foundation was created in 2009. Since then, GEM and its network of international experts have developed databases, tools and models useful for the assessment of earthquake hazard and risk at local, regional and global scale. In this presentation, the recent developments in the GEM products will be demonstrated through several case studies in South America, Sub-Saharan Africa and Europe.