Modest ground motion for such a big quake and some prior training in earthquake preparedness averted worse death and destruction, earthquake scientists say.
What specific approaches work well to protect people from earthquake hazards in Nepal? Hazard mitigation expert Brian Tucker shares his insight.
In an interview with Eos, hazard mitigation expert Brian Tucker gives his views on disaster preparedness in the wake of the recent earthquake in Nepal.
The 25 April earthquake in Nepal has caused thousands of fatalities. Scientists hope it can lead to a better understanding of the region's seismicity and better earthquake resilience.
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