This is the first of two volumes devoted to earthquakes and
multi-hazards around the Pacific Rim. The circum-Pacific seismic
belt is home to roughly 80% of the world’s largest earthquakes,
making it the ideal location for investigating earthquakes and
related hazards such as tsunamis and landslides. Gathering 16
papers that cover a range of topics related to multi-hazards, the
book is divided into three sections: earthquake physics,... more...