Objective and Perceived Risk in Seismic Vulnerability Assessment at an Urban Scale

  title={Objective and Perceived Risk in Seismic Vulnerability Assessment at an Urban Scale},
  author={Eliana Fischer and Alessio Emanuele Biondo and Annalisa Greco and Francesco Martinico and Alessandro Pluchino and Andrea Rapisarda},
The assessment of seismic risk in urban areas with high seismicity is certainly one of the most important problems that territorial managers have to face. A reliable evaluation of this risk is the basis for the design of both specific seismic improvement interventions and emergency management plans. Inappropriate seismic risk assessments may provide misleading results and induce bad decisions with relevant economic and social impacts. The seismic risk in urban areas is mainly linked to three… 
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