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GEM in the News 

EOS| June 2015

Seismic Hazard Assessment: Honing the Debate, Testing the Models| April 2015


NDRF | April 2015

Scientists warned of ageing risk maps before Nepal quake | April 2015

Nepal caught unprepared for disasters

American Society of Civil Engineers | January 2015

Open, Global Earthquake Modeling System Available

Live Science | September 2014

An earthquake GEM: Big Data May Prevent Deaths

Seismological Research Letters | September 2014

Quality Assurance for Logic Tree Implementation in Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis for Nuclear Applications: A Practical Example

Seismological Research Letters | September 2014

The prediction problems of Earthquake System Science

Earthquake Spectra | June 2014

The Global Earthquake History

Seismological Research Letters | May 2014

The AHEAD Portal: A Gateway to European Historical Earthquake Data

Seismological Research Letters | May 2014

OpenQuake Engine: An Open Hazard (and Risk) Software for GEM | February 2014

Tide turns for global earthquake risk project

TIME | August 2013

Aftershocks Could Raise Earthquake Risks for Vulnerable Cities

CBC British Columbia | August 2013

Megaquake aftershocks pose lasting danger

National Public Radio | August 2013

Can A Big Earthquake Trigger Another One? (audio recording)

NBC News Science | August 2013

Big worldwide database aims to identify quake risks, reduce deaths

Science | August 2013

Megacity Megaquakes—Two Near Misses

Le Monde | August 2013

Des séismes sans précédent historique sont possibles en Europe

BBC World Service | June 2013 

Forecasting Earthquakes (audio recording) 

Science | June 2013

Seismic Data Set Could Improve Earthquake Forecasting

Nature News  | June 2013

Seismology: Quake catcher

Risk management

Japan Times | May 2012

Lessons learned fromt the great Japan Earthquake

Nature News | 2 June 2010

Earthquake risk calculator goes global

GEM mentions

  • June 2012 - In the special  by the government of Mexico and the World Bank ‘Improving the Assessment of Disaster Risks to Strengthen Financial Resilience’
  • April 2012 - As part of John Schneider's  at a UN General Assembly Panel Discussion on Building Resilience through Innovative Risk Management