Articles | Volume 17, issue 11
Research article
22 Nov 2017
Research article |  | 22 Nov 2017

Integrating faults and past earthquakes into a probabilistic seismic hazard model for peninsular Italy

Alessandro Valentini, Francesco Visini, and Bruno Pace

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Short summary
In this paper, we present the results of an alternative seismogenic source model for use in a probabilistic seismic hazard assessment for Italy that integrates active fault and seismological data. Combining active faults and background sources is one of the key aspects in this type of approach. The strength of our approach lies in its ability to integrate different levels of available information for active faults in Italy or elsewhere.
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