Any physical construction to reduce or avoid possible impacts of hazards, or application of engineering techniques to achieve hazard-resistance and resilience in structures or systems.
26 Apr 2016, NIST, United States of America - gov
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is providing quake-prone areas worldwide with a powerful tool toward becoming more resilient to future seismic events, thanks to a newly available set of data collected in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Chile.
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