Earthquake Preparedness

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EARTHQUAKE RESILIENCE
Regional Resilience Initiative--Policy Agenda for Recovery$25

HAZARD MAPPING
The REAL Dirt on Liquefaction$12
The REAL Dirt on Liquefaction — Technical AppendicesFree

EXISTING LAND USE
Existing Land Use in 2005: Data for Bay Area Counties$100

TRANSPORTATION AND ECONOMIC IMPACTS
Don't Wing It -
Airports and Bay Area Earthquakes
$15
Riding Out Future Quakes -
Ideas for Action
$7
Riding Out Future Quakes -
Pre-Earthquake Planning for Post-Earthquake Transportation System Recovery in the San Francisco Bay Region
$25
Riding Out Future Quakes - Database file$25
Macroeconomic Effects of the Loma Prieta Earthquake$7

HOUSING ISSUES
Preventing the Nightmare - Designing a Model Program to Encourage Owners of Homes and Apartments to Do Earthquake Retrofits$10
Technical Appendices$20
Shaken Awake! Estimates of Uninhabitable Dwelling Units and Peak Shelter Populations in Future Earthquakes Affecting the San Francisco Bay Region$15
Shaken Awake! Uninhabitable Housing Files for Loma Prieta$25

EARTHQUAKES AND HAZARDOUS MATERIALS
Hazardous Materials Problems in Earthquakes:
Report: A Guide to their Cause and Mitigation
$12
Executive Summary$3
Background Materials$15
DATABASE$20
Toxic Gas Releases in Earthquakes: Existing Programs, Sources, and Mitigation Strategies$25

LIABILITY ISSUES
The Liability of Businesses and Industries for Earthquake Hazards and Losses:
Executive Summary
$3
The Liability of Local Governments for Earthquake Hazards and Losses:
Report: A Guide to the Law and its Impacts in the States of Alaska, California, Utah and Washington
$12
Executive Summary$3
Background Research Reports$15

 

EARTHQUAKE RESILIENCE
Regional Resilience Initiative--Policy Agenda for Recovery

Includes analysis of the earthquake recovery capacity of the San Francisco Bay region in the sectors of governance, housing, economy and infrastructure. Includes recommended actions for regional policy makers to improve recovery capacity. The report can be downloaded for free at quake.abag.ca.gov/wp-content/documents/resilience/Regional Resilience Initiative Policy Plan_March 2013.pdf

Price:
$25 + $5 shipping and handling

CAT. NO. P13006EQK


HAZARD MAPPING
The REAL Dirt on Liquefaction

February 2001, 24 pages.
A guide to the liquefaction hazard in furture earthquakes affecting the San Francisco Bay area.

 

 

Price:
$12 + $3 postage and handling

CAT. NO. P01001EQK


The REAL Dirt on Liquefaction - Technical Appendices

February 2001. Download Adobe Acrobat files (*PDF) from http://quake.abag.ca.gov

NO CHARGE
CAT NO. P01002EQK


EXISTING LAND USE
Existing Land Use in 2005: Data for Bay Area Counties

January 2006, 44 pages. Includes data for the region and 9 counties for over 60 land use categories. ABAG's most detailed land database, which can also be obtained in electronic form for city planning areas, census tracts or as a GIS layer.

Report with CD containing data by county, city and census tract

Price:
$100 + $5 postage and handling

CAT. NO. P06001EQK



TRANSPORTATION AND ECONOMIC IMPACTS
Don't Wing It - Airports and Bay Area Earthquakes

December 2000, 39 pages. Using aiport vulnerability data and response capability to improve planning for post-earthquake transportation disruptions in the San Francisco Bay region.

 

Price:
$15 + $3 postage and handling

CAT. NO. P00002EQK


Riding Out Future Quakes - Ideas for Action

March 1999, 54 pages. Contains information prepared for 5 subregional workshops on earthquake transportation issues.

 

 

Price:
$7 + $3 postage and handling

CAT. NO. P99001EQK


Riding Out Future Quakes -
Pre-Earthquake Planning for Post-Earthquake Transportation System
Recovery in the San Francisco Bay Region

October 1997, 198 pages. Estimates the number of roads and highways to be closed following 11 likely future earthquakes. The scenarios are identical to those in On Shaky Ground. The report contains 13 full-color maps.

 

Price:
$25 + $5 postage and handling

CAT. NO. P97002EQK


Riding Out Future Quakes - Database file.

Containing data files on road closures following the Loma Prieta and Northridge Earthquakes. Format: *.dbf.

Price:
$25 + $5 postage and handling

CAT. NO. P97001EQK


Macroeconomic Effects of the Loma Prieta Earthquake

November 1991, 48 pages. Includes an analyses of the impacts on employment, retail sales, wages, and output. Conclusions highlight the small impact of this earthquake on the region's economy and the importance of functioning infrastructure in minimizing impacts.

 

Price:
$7 + $3 postage and handling

CAT. NO. P91001EQK


HOUSING ISSUES

Preventing the Nightmare -
Designing a Model Program to Encourage Owners of Homes and Apartments to Do Earthquake Retrofits

October 1999, 25 pages. A follow up for the statistics in Shaken Awake! to encourage owners to retrofit their houses, condominiums, apartments, and mobile homes.

 

 

Price:
$10 + $3 postage and handling

CAT. NO. P99003EQK


Technical Appendices

October 1999, 110 pages.

 

 

 

Price:
$20 + $5 postage and handling

CAT. NO. P99004EQK


Shaken Awake!
Estimates of Uninhabitable Dwelling Units and Peak Shelter Populations
in Future Earthquakes Affecting the San Francisco Bay Region

April 1996, 144 pages. Estimates the number of housing units likely to be uninhabitable, displaced populations, and people requiring public shelter following 11 likely future earthquakes. The scenarios are identical to those in On Shaky Ground.

 

Price:
$15 + $5 postage and handling

CAT. NO. P96002EQK


Shaken Awake!
Uninhabitable Housing Files for Loma Prieta

January 1996. A database file of the locations and characteristics of the housing units rendered uninhabitable by the Loma Prieta earthquake. Format: *.dbf.

Price:
$25 + $5 postage and handling

CAT. NO. P96001EQK


EARTHQUAKES AND HAZARDOUS MATERIALS
Hazardous Materials Problems in Earthquakes:
Report: A Guide to their Cause and Mitigation

November 1990, 72 pages. Types of releases in past earthquakes, techniques for assessing and minimizing risk, ways to mitigate risk associated with tanks, pipes, and laboratory chemicals, use of secondary containment and chemical separation to mitigate risk, emergency response lessons, employee education programs, and program motivations.

Price:
$12 + $3 postage and handling

CAT. NO. P90002EQK


Executive Summary

November 1990, 6-page brochure. Short summary of hazardous materials releases in past earthquakes and mitigation techniques.

 

 

Price:
$3 + $1 postage and handling

CAT. NO. P90003EQK


Background Materials

September 1990, 281 pages. A volume containing selected articles and papers dealing with hazardous materials problems in earthquakes and mitigation strategies, including [1] checklists and guidelines, [2] general articles, [3] background information, [4] company and local government programs, [5] legislation and regulations, and [6] references.

Price:
$15 plus $3 postage and handling

CAT. NO. P90001EQK


DATABASE

September 1990. A database of nearly 400 hazardous materials problems in 32 past earthquakes, including over 150 from the Loma Prieta earthquake. The file is a standard database file and can be used with dBASE, Foxbase, Foxpro or Clipper. The database has 17 fields: Name of Earthquake, Location, Date of Earthquake, Time of Earthquake, Magnitude, Company, Address, City, County, Problem [grouped into 13 categories], Material, Quantity, Units, Comments, Contained, Clean-up, and Source.

Price:
$20 + $3 postage and handling

CAT. NO. P90005EQK


Toxic Gas Releases in Earthquakes:
Existing Programs, Sources, and Mitigation Strategies

November 1991, 374 pages. A binder containing three documents prepared by ABAG for the South Coast Air Quality Management District in Los Angeles region: 1) Review of Emergency Preparedness Programs for Preventing or Controlling Toxic Gas Releases in Earthquakes; 2) Sources of Toxic Gas Releases in Earthquakes; and 3) Manual of Techniques for Preventing or Controlling Toxic Gas Releases in Earthquakes.

Price:
$25 + $5 postage and handling

CAT. NO. P91002EQK


LIABILITY ISSUES
The Liability of Businesses and Industries for
Earthquake Hazards and Losses:
Executive Summary

April 1984, 8-page brochure.(Multiple copy discount.)

 

 

 

Price:
$3 + $1 postage and handling

CAT. NO. P84003EQK


The Liability of Local Governments for
Earthquake Hazards and Losses:
Report: A Guide to the Law and its Impacts in
the States of Alaska, California, Utah and Washington

February 1989, 52 pages. Includes discussions on rules governing the legal liability of local governments for earthquake hazards and losses, the effect of liability rules on earthquake safety mitigation programs, several hypothetical situations, and approaches for using liability to promote safety.

 

Price:
$12 + $3 postage and handling

CAT. NO. P88003PLN


Executive Summary

February 1989, 8-page brochure. (Multiple copy discount.)

Price:
$3 + $1 postage and handling

CAT. NO. P89001PLN


Background Research Reports

October 1988, 295 pages. Includes the text of three background reports prepared for a project on earthquake hazards and local government liability: [1] Update on Local Government Liability for Earthquake-Related Injuries and Damages; [2] Key Statutes and Cases; and [3] The Impact of Tort Liability on Local Government Programs Related to Earthquake Hazards and Losses.

Price:
$15 + $5 postage and handling

CAT. NO. P88004PLN