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Site-specific hazard studies for critical facilities have been driving Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis (PSHA) since its inception. Throughout the years, hazard analyses at regional and national levels incorporated many procedural and methodological advancements initially used in detailed, single-site investigations.
METIS (https://metis-h2020.eu/) is an EU Horizon 2020 project. One of its main goals is to develop and improve tools and methodologies employed in seismic safety assessments of nuclear reactors and translate this research into practice for industry use.
In this workshop, we aim to combine presentations illustrating some of the main achievements of METIS, particularly on the hazard side, with expositions describing recent methodological advancements relevant to site-specific studies.
University of California at Berkeley
IRSN - BERSSIN
Imperial College London
METIS Workshop on Site-Specific Seismic Hazard Assessment
November 14th and 15th, 2023
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Probabilistic Fault Displacement Hazard
Fault modelling for site-specific applications
Nevena Sipcic and Paolo Bazzurro
Time-history selection for engineering applications
Constraining Seismic Hazard using Precarious Geological Features
Recent improvements to the hazard component of the OpenQuake Engine
Challenges in testing PSHA results
Accounting for site effects in host-to-target adjustments in PSHA
Non-ergodic ground-motion modelling
Stochastic 3 component ground motion simulation for hazard consistent record selection
Assessing host-region parameters for an adjustable ground-motion model through inversion
Irmela Zentner and Guillaume Daniel (co-author)
Vector-Valued Seismic Hazard and Risk
General application and considerations of PSHA testing against instrumental data
Site-response analysis using GIT
The workshop will be hosted at “Centro Congressi Giovanni XXVII” (https://www.centrocongressibergamo.com/en/spazi/) in downtown Bergamo, Italy. Bergamo is a city located northeast of Milan, with good connections either by train or plane, due to its proximity to the airport.
METIS or Methods and Tools Innovation for Seismic Risk Assessment is a project that is part of the Safety margins determination for design basis-exceeding external hazards program funded by the European Commission.
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