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Authors: Blong, Russell
Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/38156
Description: The most important natural perils in Australia are tropical cyclones, earthquakes, bushfires, thunderstorms, floods, landslides and tsunamis. However, as far as residential buildings are concerned, th ... More
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Authors: Blong, Russell
Date: 2003
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/29357
Description: A new damage index to estimate damage to buildings relies on construction costs per square metre, and a replacement ratio which approximates costs relative to the cost of replacing a median-sized fami ... More
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Authors: Blong, Russell
Date: 2003
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/29347
Description: A wide range of scales and indices are used to describe natural hazards and their impacts. Some scales infer damage levels from hazard characteristics while others use damage levels to estimate a phys ... More
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Authors: Blong, Russell
Date: 2003
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/29332
Description: Damage information on 173 buildings was collected in the immediate aftermath of the September 1994 eruption which destroyed large sections of Rabaul town, Papua New Guinea. The extent of damage is pre ... More
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