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Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 17, 367-379, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-17-367-2017
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Research article
09 Mar 2017
Assessment of the ripple effects and spatial heterogeneity of total losses in the capital of China after a great catastrophic shock Zhengtao Zhang et al.
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This paper was the first to assess and analyze the ripple effects of indirect economic loss and spatial heterogeneity of both direct and indirect economic loss caused by a hypothetical earthquake, with the same magnitude as the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake, in the disaster-hit area of Beijing at the scale of the smallest administrative divisions in China (streets, villages, and towns). The results will help the government better allocate rescue funds to the regions that may suffer serious damage.
This paper was the first to assess and analyze the ripple effects of indirect economic loss and...
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