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All topics related to seismic hazard assessment, earthquake risk evaluation and multi-hazard risk assessment.

20002022

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2020
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Improving earthquake ground-motion predictions for the North Sea

Brooks, C., Douglas, J. & Shipton, Z., 26 Feb 2020, In : Journal of Seismology. p. 1-20 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Nomogram to help explain probabilistic seismic hazard

Douglas, J. & Danciu, L., 29 Feb 2020, In : Journal of Seismology. 24, 1, p. 221–228 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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2019

An accessible approach for the site response analysis of quasi-horizontal layered deposits

Volpini, C. & Douglas, J., 15 Mar 2019, In : Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. 17, 3, p. 1163–1183 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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2 Citations (Scopus)
48 Downloads (Pure)

A streamlined approach for the seismic hazard assessment of a new nuclear power plant in the UK

Aldama-Bustos, G., Tromans, I. J., Strasser, F., Garrard, G., Green, G., Rivers, L., Douglas, J., Musson, R. M. W., Hunt, S., Lessi-Cheimariou, A., Davi, M. & Robertson, C., 4 Jan 2019, In : Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. 17, 1, p. 37-54 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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2 Citations (Scopus)
19 Downloads (Pure)

Comparison of methods to develop risk-targeted seismic design maps

Gkimprixis, A., Tubaldi, E. & Douglas, J., 15 Jul 2019, In : Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. 17, 7, p. 3727-3752 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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2 Citations (Scopus)
24 Downloads (Pure)
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4 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)
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1 Citation (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Managing bridge scour risk using structural health monitoring

Maroni, A., Tubaldi, E., Douglas, J., Ferguson, N., Val, D., McDonald, H., Lothian, S., Chisholm, A., Riches, O., Walker, D., Greenoak, E., Green, C. & Zonta, D., 5 Jul 2019, International Conference on Smart Infrastructure and Construction 2019 (ICSIC): Driving Data-Informed Decision-Making. London, p. 77-84 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

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5 Downloads (Pure)

Probabilistic seismic hazard assessment for a new-build nuclear power plant site in the UK

Tromans, I. J., Aldama-Bustos, G., Douglas, J., Lessi-Cheimariou, A., Hunt, S., Davi, M., Musson, R. M. W., Garrard, G., Strasser, F. O. & Robertson, C., 15 Jan 2019, In : Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. 17, 1, p. 1-36 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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3 Citations (Scopus)
15 Downloads (Pure)
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2 Downloads (Pure)
2018

A Bayesian network approach to assess underwater scour around bridge foundations

Maroni, A., Tubaldi, E., Douglas, J., Ferguson, N., Zonta, D., McDonald, H., Greenoak, E., Walker, D. & Green, C., 10 Jul 2018. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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35 Downloads (Pure)

Calibrating the backbone approach for the development of earthquake ground motion models

Douglas, J., 14 May 2018. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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69 Downloads (Pure)

Capturing geographically-varying uncertainty in earthquake ground motion models or what we think we know may change

Douglas, J., 25 Apr 2018, Recent Advances in Earthquake Engineering in Europe: 16th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering-Thessaloniki 2018. Pitilakis, K. (ed.). Cham, Vol. 46. p. 153-181 29 p. (Geotechnical, Geological and Earthquake Engineering; vol. 46).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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8 Citations (Scopus)
47 Downloads (Pure)

Development of fragility curves for use in seismic risk targeting

Gkimprixis, A., Douglas, J., Tubaldi, E. & Zonta, D., 18 Jun 2018. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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91 Downloads (Pure)

Do French macroseismic intensity observations agree with expectations from the European Seismic Hazard Model 2013?

Rey, J., Beauval, C. & Douglas, J., 9 May 2018, In : Journal of Seismology. 22, 3, p. 589-604 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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4 Citations (Scopus)
11 Downloads (Pure)
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4 Citations (Scopus)
150 Downloads (Pure)

Risk targeting in seismic design codes: the state of the art, outstanding issues and possible paths forward

Douglas, J. & Gkimprixis, A., 22 Mar 2018, Seismic Hazard and Risk Assessment: Updated Overview with Emphasis on Romania. Vacareanu, R. & Ionescu, C. (eds.). Cham, p. 211-223 13 p. (Springer Natural Hazards).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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47 Downloads (Pure)

Using Bayesian networks for the assessment of underwater scour for road and railway bridges

Maroni, A., Tubaldi, E., Douglas, J., Ferguson, N., Zonta, D., McDonald, H., Walker, D., Greenoak, E. & Green, C., 17 May 2018, Structural Faults and Repair and European Bridge Conference 2018: Conference Proceedings. Birmingham, UK, 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

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27 Downloads (Pure)
2017

Estimating ground motions In the largest crustal earthquakes

Douglas, J., 22 Dec 2017, Houston, Texas

Research output: Other contribution

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121 Downloads (Pure)

Inferring earthquake ground motion fields with Bayesian Networks

Gehl, P., Douglas, J. & D'Ayala, D., 1 Dec 2017, In : Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America. 107, 6, p. 2792-2808

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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1 Citation (Scopus)
21 Downloads (Pure)

Stress accumulation in the Marmara Sea estimated through ground-motion simulations from dynamic rupture scenarios

Aochi, H., Douglas, J. & Ulrich, T., 22 Mar 2017, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 122, 3, p. 2219–2235 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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3 Citations (Scopus)
53 Downloads (Pure)

Using targeted risk in seismic design codes: a summary of the state of the art and outstanding issues

Douglas, J. & Gkimprixis, A., 16 Jun 2017, p. 3-10. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceKeynote

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225 Downloads (Pure)
2016

Accounting for end-user preferences in earthquake early warning systems

Le Guenan, T., Smai, F., Loschetter, A., Auclair, S., Monfort, D., Taillefer, N. & Douglas, J., 1 Jan 2016, In : Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. 14, 1, p. 297–319 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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1 Citation (Scopus)
86 Downloads (Pure)

An updated probabilistic seismic hazard assessment for Romania and comparison with the approach and outcomes of the SHARE project

Pavel, F., Vacareanu, R., Douglas, J., Radulian, M., Cioflan, C. & Barbat, A., 7 Jun 2016, In : Pure and Applied Geophysics. 173, 6, p. 1881-1905 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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21 Citations (Scopus)
186 Downloads (Pure)
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7 Citations (Scopus)
35 Downloads (Pure)
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2 Citations (Scopus)
31 Downloads (Pure)

Earthquake early warning and operational earthquake forecasting as real-time hazard information to mitigate seismic risk at nuclear facilities

Cauzzi, C., Behr, Y., Le Guenan, T., Douglas, J., Auclair, S., Woessner, J., Clinton, J. & Wiemar, S., 9 Jan 2016, In : Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. 14, 9, p. 2495–2512 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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13 Citations (Scopus)
66 Downloads (Pure)

FRACAS: a capacity spectrum approach for seismic fragility assessment including record-to-record variability

Rossetto, T., Gehl, P., Minas, S., Galasso, C., Duffour, P., Douglas, J. & Cook, O., 25 Jul 2016, In : Engineering Structures. 125, p. 337-348 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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25 Citations (Scopus)
84 Downloads (Pure)

Recent and future developments in earthquake ground motion estimation

Douglas, J. & Edwards, B., 30 Sep 2016, In : Earth-Science Reviews. 160, p. 203–219 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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48 Citations (Scopus)
218 Downloads (Pure)
2015

Assessing the impact of ground-motion variability and uncertainty on empirical fragility curves

Ioannou, I., Douglas, J. & Rossetto, T., 1 Feb 2015, In : Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering. 69, p. 83-92 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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16 Citations (Scopus)
79 Downloads (Pure)

Evaluation of seismic hazard for the assessment of historical elements at risk: description of input and selection of intensity measures

Douglas, J., Seyedi, D. M., Ulrich, T., Modaressi, H., Foerster, E., Pitilakis, K., Pitilakis, D., Karatzetzou, A., Gazetas, G., Garini, E. & Loli, M., 1 Jan 2015, In : Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. 13, 1, p. 49-65 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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20 Citations (Scopus)
103 Downloads (Pure)

Influence of the number of dynamic analyses on the accuracy of structural response estimates

Gehl, P., Douglas, J. & Seyedi, D. M., 1 Feb 2015, In : Earthquake Spectra. 31, 1, p. 97-113 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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23 Citations (Scopus)
97 Downloads (Pure)

Limits on the potential accuracy of earthquake risk evaluations using the L’aquila (Italy) earthquake as an example

Douglas, J., Climent, D. M., Negulescu, C., Roullé, A. & Sedan, O., 2015, In : Annals of Geophysics. 58, 2, 17 p., S0214.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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5 Citations (Scopus)
225 Downloads (Pure)

Selection of ground motion prediction equations for the global earthquake model

Stewart, J. P., Douglas, J., Javanbarg, M., Bozorgnia, Y., Abrahamson, N. A., Boore, D. M., Campbell, K. W., Delavaud, E., Erdik, M. & Stafford, P. J., 1 Feb 2015, In : Earthquake Spectra. 31, 1, p. 19-45 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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70 Citations (Scopus)
418 Downloads (Pure)
2014

Comparison of the ranges of uncertainty captured in different seismic-hazard studies

Douglas, J., Ulrich, T., Bertil, D. & Rey, J., 1 Sep 2014, In : Seismological Research Letters. 85, 5, p. 977-985 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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21 Citations (Scopus)
98 Downloads (Pure)

Comparisons among the five ground-motion models developed using RESORCE for the prediction of response spectral accelerations due to earthquakes in Europe and the Middle East

Douglas, J., Akkar, S., Ameri, G., Bard, P. Y., Bindi, D., Bommer, J. J., Bora, S. S., Cotton, F., Derras, B., Hermkes, M., Kuehn, N. M., Luzi, L., Massa, M., Pacor, F., Riggelsen, C., Sandikkaya, M. A., Scherbaum, F., Stafford, P. J. & Traversa, P., Feb 2014, In : Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. 12, 1, p. 341-358 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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52 Citations (Scopus)
37 Downloads (Pure)

Eurocode 8-compatible synthetic time-series as input to dynamic analysis

Causse, M., Laurendeau, A., Perrault, M., Douglas, J., Bonilla, L. F. & Guéguen, P., Apr 2014, In : Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. 12, 2, p. 755-768 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Fragility curves for risk-targeted seismic design maps

Ulrich, T., Negulescu, C. & Douglas, J., 1 Aug 2014, In : Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. 12, 4, p. 1479-1491 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Investigating the use of record-to-record variability in static capacity approaches

Gehl, P., Douglas, J., Rossetto, T., Macabuag, J., Nassirpour, A., Minas, S. & Duffour, P., 7 Jul 2014, Vulnerability, Uncertainty, and Risk: Quantification, Mitigation, and Management. Beer, M., Au, S-K. & Hall, J. W. (eds.). Reston, Virginia: American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 1675-1684 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

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2 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

Magnitude scaling of induced earthquakes

Edwards, B. & Douglas, J., Oct 2014, In : Geothermics. 52, p. 132-139 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Citations (Scopus)
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3 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Reference database for seismic ground-motion in Europe (RESORCE)

Akkar, S., Sandikkaya, M. A., Şenyurt, M., Azari Sisi, A., Ay, B. O., Traversa, P., Douglas, J., Cotton, F., Luzi, L., Hernandez, B. & Godey, S., Feb 2014, In : Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. 12, 1, p. 311-339 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

130 Citations (Scopus)

Sensitivity analysis of different capacity spectrum approaches to assumptions in the modeling, capacity and demand representations

Rossetto, T., Gehl, P., Minas, S., Nassirpour, A., Macabuag, J., Duffour, P. & Douglas, J., 7 Jul 2014, Vulnerability, Uncertainty, and Risk: Quantification, Mitigation, and Management. Beer, M., Au, S-K. & Hall, J. W. (eds.). Reston, Virginia: American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 1665-1674 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

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4 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Special issue in memory of Nicholas Ambraseys

Douglas, J. & Ansal, A., 28 Feb 2014, In : Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. 12, 1, p. 1-3 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Using estimated risk to develop stimulation strategies for enhanced geothermal systems

Douglas, J. & Aochi, H., 1 Aug 2014, In : Pure and Applied Geophysics. 171, 8, p. 1847-1858 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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13 Citations (Scopus)

Weighing the importance of model uncertainty against parameter uncertainty in earthquake loss assessments

Rohmer, J., Douglas, J., Bertil, D., Monfort, D. & Sedan, O., Mar 2014, In : Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering. 58, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Predicting ground motion from induced earthquakes in geothermal areas

Douglas, J., Edwards, B., Convertito, V., Sharma, N., Tramelli, A., Kraaijpoel, D., Cabrera, B. M., Maercklin, N. & Troise, C., 1 Jun 2013, In : Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America. 103, 3, p. 1875-1897 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Citations (Scopus)