Articles | Volume 19, issue 9
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 1989–2009, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-19-1989-2019
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 1989–2009, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-19-1989-2019

Research article 11 Sep 2019

Research article | 11 Sep 2019

New approaches to modelling of local seismic amplification susceptibility using direct characteristics of influencing criteria: case study of Bam City, Iran

Reza Hassanzadeh et al.

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This paper proposes a new model for evaluating local seismic amplification susceptibility by considering direct characteristics of influencing criteria and dealing with uncertainty of modelling through production of fuzzy membership functions and GIS. This model helps planners and decision makers easily produce local seismic amplification susceptibility to be incorporated in designing development plans of urban areas and to evaluate safety measures of existing infrastructure.
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