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DOST-PHIVOLCS to launch Philippine earthquake model atlas for designing earthquake resilient buildings

8 Jan 2018, PHIVOLCS, Philippines - gov

The Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (DOST-PHIVOLCS) is launching the Philippine Earthquake Model (PEM) Atlas, a handbook of probabilistic seismic hazard maps that will aid engineers in designing earthquake resilient buildings and structures.



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