Earthquake Losses Assessment on Urban Area: Application on the City of Athens (Kifissia Municipality)

Dimitris Pavlos Leousis(1*), Nikos G. Pneymatikos(2)

(1) Technical school, Department of construction, Greece
(2) Faculty of Technological Application, Department of Civil Engineering, Surveying and Geoinformatics at the Technological Educational Institute of Athens, Greece
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Abstract


The realistic determination of building stock and population appears to be the most significant problem about reliability in calculating the earthquake loss. This study presents how these are determined drawing necessary information from the Greek census of 2011. The seismic loss calculations were made by properly combining the two softwares ELER and QGIS. These issues are investigated by calculating the estimation of seismic losses in the Municipality of Kifissia for different earthquake scenarios. For more realistic results, the seismic hazard was proved to be deterministic and it derives from a known fault of the study area. The vulnerability of buildings is based on fragility and capacity carves, proposed by European Building Taxonomy and recent literature. Finally, digital maps of the area were created with the immediate results.
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Deterministic Seismic Hazard; Building Vulnerability; Seismic Losses; Maps Assessment Earthquake Losses; ELER

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