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  • Get Involved | Global Earthquake Model Foundation | Italy

    GET INVOLVED GEM offers flexible mechanisms to enable potential partners to contribute to its ongoing and future work programs. Partners and collaborators can enter into sponsorships, project partnerships and service agreements, and can select the level of engagement based on their needs and requirements. I would like to become a partner Share Facebook X (Twitter) LinkedIn Why We Support GEM 1 1 ... 1 ... 1 Sonia Talwar NRCan Canada will remain committed to support GEM through development and enhancement of hazard and risk models, tools and data that are critical in formulating disaster risk reduction plans and strategies. Michael Ewald Swiss Re GEM provides state-of-the-art science and software tools. We believe that the pioneering work done by GEM will lead to a new era of collaboration and transparency on seismic hazard and risk assessment. Abhineet Gupta OneConcern Our work with GEM will add value to the AI-based multi-hazard platform that we’ve developed for earthquakes and floods, so that communities can better prepare for and respond to these disasters. Sponsorship Project Support Technical Cooperation Donation Service Agreements Anchor 1 Become a sponsor GEM’s sponsorship structure and fees have been designed to incentivize participation of public and private organizations. Public Governors may propose to contribute directly to the work program via an in-kind project to offset the *GERD-based sponsorship contribution. The minimum fees in the table below apply only to sponsors who sign up for three years or more. Sponsor Types and Contributions (2020 onwards) Option 1: Small Business Advisor Sponsor - for businesses of <20 employees and revenue of < 3M euro per year. The fees are 35k euro per year for a minimum of three years. If the number of employees or revenue exceed the threshold amount in a given year, the fees for subsequent years increase to the Standard Advisor level of 75K euros/year. These criteria must hold for full duration of the sponsorship. ​ *Option 2: Start-up Business Advisor Sponsor - for businesses of <20 employees and revenue of < 3M euro per year that anticipate growth in subsequent years. The fees are 150K for a three-year commitment, with contributions of 25K, 50K and 75K in respective years. If growth is not realized in the third year (i.e., does not exceed the employee and revenue limit), the fees for the final year revert to those for Small Business Advisor Sponsor (35,000 euro per year). ​ Option 3: Shared Advisor Sponsor - for businesses of <20 employees and revenue of < 3M euro per year. The fees are 75K per year for three years pooled between up to three small business organizations. One organization is designated as the focal point for communication with GEM and participation in meetings. These criteria must hold for all partners for the full duration of the sponsorship. Contribution Levels based on GERD *Public Participant minimum contribution levels based on GERD Project support Support and (co)fund an earthquake hazard and risk assessment project that effectively promotes and improves earthquake risk reduction and resilience globally. Join private and public agencies and local and international experts in developing the latest earthquake hazard and risk model, tools and data. Ongoing projects TREQ Training and Communication for Earthquake Risk Assessment (TREQ) funded by USAID aims to develop capacity and produce training, educational and communication materials for urban earthquake risk assessment in Latin America. METIS 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. SURA-GEM SURA is a Latin American company focusing on Risk and Trend Management. Collaboration projects with GEM have resulted in tools as well as vulnerability and exposure models/data that have been key in understanding seismic risk and actions needed for the region. SGC-GEM Servicio Geológico Colombiano (SGC) (Geological Survey of Colombia) serves the Government of Colombia in conducting basic and applied scientific research on subsurface geological resources, geohazards and the safe management of nuclear materials and radioactive substances. The SGC-GEM collaboration projects are aimed at developing and improving national seismic hazard and risk models using GEM’s OpenQuake engine software. Recently completed projects METEOR Modelling Exposure Through Earth Observation Routines (METEOR) funded by UK AID made a step-change in the application of more accurate levels of population and asset exposure to natural hazards for 47 developing countries, with a focus in Nepal and Tanzania. ​ CAREC Developing a Disaster Risk Transfer Facility in the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Region funded by ADB. The study analysed earthquake and flood risk and potential risk financing options for 11 countries in Central Asia. GEM partnered with Willis Towers Watson and JBA Consulting to develop the exposure and seismic vulnerability components of the project.. ​ CRAVE Collaborative Risk Assessment for Volcanoes and Earthquakes (CRAVE), funded by the US Agency for International Development, used current tools and data from GEM and the Global Volcano Network tools to advance the understanding of seismic and volcanic risk in South America and ASEAN regions. Focus countries for study were Colombia, the Philippines and Indonesia. ​ GFDRR-DFID Challenge Funds Funded by UK DFID, GEM contributed to the development of a global exposure data framework, which includes the physical vulnerability characteristics and exposure taxonomy. ​ More projects I would like to support or propose a joint project Technical Cooperation GEM is open to research and technical cooperation on earthquake hazard and risk science. Contact us for more details on the topics work on together. Recent papers from our research and technical collaboration. Global Earthquake Hazard and Risk Model 2018 OpenQuake Engine Global Vulnerability Model ​ More papers I would like to propose a research collaboration Donation GEM engages in several interrelated activities that focus on reducing earthquake risk and improving earthquake risk management especially in areas that are underserved, exposed and vulnerable to seismic risk. We are happy to receive donations for developing open software and products and for training scientists and engineers to use them. Public and private institutions as well as individuals can donate to all or any of the following GEM programs: Continuing the development of core products and capability Applying science with the risk assessment community Extending capabilities and approaches into new areas and markets More about GEM’s programs (2018-2021). I would like to donate to GEM’s programs Service Agreements Contributing to its mission to promote earthquake resilience, GEM offers collaborative services, products and resources that can be used for public and commercial purposes by organizations or individuals worldwide. GEM's products and services are transparent, accessible, credible and applicable not only for disaster prevention and preparedness, but also for applications that focus on response and recovery. ​ Categories Capacity Development and Training Technical Support and Assistance Earthquake Hazard and Risk Modelling and Assessment I would like to know more about your services

  • Standard Hazard

    Please fill in the form below to download or view the document. Thank you. Standard Hazard Product Additional Requests Sector I have read and agree to comply with the license terms of this product, and the conditions of products use. Reset fields Submit Download Thank you. Please click Download to get your item. Provide feedback to GEM on the use and impact of the product e.g. feedback survey. Share with GEM where the product was used i.e. research, publications or projects.

  • South America Exposure | Global EarthQuake Model Foundation

    Project Name Products South America Exposure Repository with the inventory of residential, commercial and industrial buildings in South America Share Facebook X (Twitter) LinkedIn Description The Global Exposure Model is a mosaic of local and regional models with information regarding the residential, commercial, and industrial building stock at the smallest available administrative division of each country and includes details about the number of buildings, number of occupants, vulnerability characteristics, average built-up area, and average replacement cost. The dataset is developed and maintained by the GEM Foundation, using a bottom-up approach at the global scale, using national statistics, socio-economic data, and local datasets. This model allows the identification of the most common types of construction worldwide, regions with large fractions of informal construction, and areas prone to natural disasters with a high concentration of population and building stock. The South America region of the model includes information pertaining to the following countries/territories: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French_Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela How to cite this work Yepes-Estrada, C., Calderon, A., Costa, C., Crowley, H., Dabbeek, J., Hoyos, M., Martins, L., Paul, N., Rao, A., Silva, V. (2023). Global Building Exposure Model for Earthquake Risk Assessment. Earthquake Spectra. doi:10.1177/87552930231194048 Available Versions An open version (v2023.1) of the model, aggregated at Administrative Level 1, is available for direct download under a CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license. Users interested in this version can click the "Open Repository" button in the right panel to access the information. The full version for any country/territory, at the highest resolution available, can be requested by clicking on the "License Request", where a specific license will be provided, depending on the use case. License information The open version is available under a Creative Commons CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license, which requires: *Attribution (you must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made) *Non-commercial (you may not use the material for commercial purposes) *ShareAlike (derivatives created must be made available under the same license as the original) Any deviation from these terms incur in license infringement. For commercial use of the model, a specific license agreement must be made tailored to your use case, in such instance please click on "License Request". Share License CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 Available resources Open Repository License Request Facebook X (Twitter) LinkedIn text Map View Search Popup title Close Country/Region Available Resources Country/Region Available Resources Country/Region Resource Url Search Found Country/Region Resource Url Preview Preview is not available. Search Found Country/Region Resource Url Preview Preview is not available. Search Found Country/Region Resource Url Preview Preview is not available. Related products Global Exposure Model Global Vulnerability Model Global Seismic Risk Map Country-Territory Seismic Risk Profiles Global Seismic Hazard Map Related publications Colombia Seismic Model Read More Exploring the seismic risk of the unreinforced masonry building stock in Antioquia, Colombia. Natural Hazard Read More Development of a Fragility Model for the Residential Building Stock in South America, Earthquake Spectra Read More For downloading or accessing detailed product information like PNG/PDF maps, datasets, license request, shapefiles and more, please switch to a desktop or laptop computer. Thank you for your understanding.

  • Western Africa

    Please fill in the form below to download or view the document. Thank you. Western Africa Product Additional Requests Sector I have read and agree to comply with the license terms of this product, and the conditions of products use. Reset fields Submit Download Thank you. Please click Download to get your item. Provide feedback to GEM on the use and impact of the product e.g. feedback survey. Share with GEM where the product was used i.e. research, publications or projects.

  • Atlas 1.0

    Please fill in the form below to download or view the document. Thank you. Atlas 1.0 Product Additional Requests Sector I have read and agree to comply with the license terms of this product, and the conditions of products use. Reset fields Submit Download Thank you. Please click Download to get your item. Provide feedback to GEM on the use and impact of the product e.g. feedback survey. Share with GEM where the product was used i.e. research, publications or projects.

  • Global Earthquake Risk Map

    Global Earthquake Maps Global Earthquake Risk Map VIEWER PDF PNG CONTRIBUTORS DOCUMENTATION References ​ TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION The Global Seismic Risk Map (v2018.1) comprises four global maps. The main map presents the geographic distribution of average annual loss (USD) normalised by the average construction costs of the respective country (USD/m2) due to ground shaking in the residential, commercial and industrial building stock, considering contents, structural and non-structural components. The normalised metric allows a direct comparison of the risk between countries with widely different construction costs. It does not consider the effects of tsunamis, liquefaction, landslides, and fires following earthquakes. The loss estimates are from direct physical damage to buildings due to shaking, and thus damage to infrastructure or indirect losses due to business interruption are not included. The Global Seismic Hazard Map depicts the geographic distribution of the Peak Ground Acceleration (PGA) with a 10% probability of being exceeded in 50 years, computed for reference rock conditions (shear wave velocity of 760-800 m/s). The Global Exposure Map depicts the geographic distribution of residential, commercial and industrial buildings. The Global Seismic Fatalities Map depicts an estimate of average annual human losses due to earthquake-induced structural collapse of buildings. The results for human losses do not consider indirect fatalities such as those from post-earthquake epidemics. The average annual losses and number of buildings are presented on a hexagonal grid, with a spacing of 0.30 x 0.34 decimal degrees (approximately 1,000 km2 at the equator). The average annual losses were computed using the event-based calculator of the OpenQuake engine, an open-source software for seismic hazard and risk analysis developed by the GEM Foundation. The seismic hazard, exposure and vulnerability models employed in these calculations were provided by national institutions, or developed within the scope of regional programs or bilateral collaborations. These global maps and the underlying databases are based on best available and publicly accessible datasets and models. Due to possible model limitations, regions portrayed with low risk may still experience potentially damaging earthquakes. The GEM Risk Map is intended to be a dynamic product, such that it may be updated when new datasets and models become available. Releases of updated versions of the seismic risk map are anticipated on a regular basis. Additional hazard and risk metrics for each country can be explored at globalquakemodel.org/gem. How to use and cite this work Please cite this work as: V. Silva, D. Amo-Oduro, A. Calderon, J. Dabbeek, V. Despotaki, L. Martins, A. Rao, M. Simionato, D. Viganò, C. Yepes-Estrada, A. Acevedo, H. Crowley, N. Horspool, K. Jaiswal, M. Journeay, M. Pittore (2018). Global Earthquake Model (GEM) Seismic Risk Map (version 2018.1), DOI: 10.13117/GEM-GLOBAL-SEISMIC-RISK-MAP- 2018. This work is licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution- NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-SA). Acknowledgements This map is the result of a collaborative effort and extensively relies on the enthusiasm and commitment of various organisations to openly share and collaborate. The creation of this map would not have been possible without the support provided by several public and private organisations during GEM’s second working programme (2014-2018). None of this would have been possible without the extensive support of all GEM Secretariat staff. These key contributions are profoundly acknowledged. A complete list of the contributors can be found at globalquakemodel.org/gem. Legal statements This map is an informational product created by the GEM Foundation for public dissemination purposes. The information included in this map must not be used for the design of earthquake-resistant structures or to support any important decisions involving human life, capital and movable and immovable properties. The values of seismic hazard and risk in this map do not constitute an alternative nor do they replace building actions defined in national building codes or earthquake risk estimates derived nationally. Readers seeking this information should contact the national authorities tasked with seismic hazard and risk assessment. The seismic risk map results from an integration process that is solely the responsibility of the GEM Foundation. https://www.globalquakemodel.org/risk-technical-description MAJOR SPONSORS Verisk ARUP GEOSCIENCE AUSTRALIA CSSC NRCan EAFIT ETH ZURICH EUCENTRE FM GLOBAL GFZ GIROJ GNS SCIENCE HANNOVER RE MUNICH RE NTU ICRM NEPHILA NERC NIED NSET OYO PARTNER RE DPC SGC SWISS SER SWISS RE FOUNDATION SURAMERICANA TEM RCN USGS USAID WTW ZURICH INSURANCE

  • North America Exposure | Global EarthQuake Model Foundation

    Project Name Products North America Exposure Repository with the inventory of residential, commercial and industrial buildings in North America Share Facebook X (Twitter) LinkedIn Description The Global Exposure Model is a mosaic of local and regional models with information regarding the residential, commercial, and industrial building stock at the smallest available administrative division of each country and includes details about the number of buildings, number of occupants, vulnerability characteristics, average built-up area, and average replacement cost. The dataset is developed and maintained by the GEM Foundation, using a bottom-up approach at the global scale, using national statistics, socio-economic data, and local datasets. This model allows the identification of the most common types of construction worldwide, regions with large fractions of informal construction, and areas prone to natural disasters with a high concentration of population and building stock. The North America region of the model includes the information pertaining Canada, Mexico and the United States of America. For the cases of the United States and Canada, the exposure model is built upon datasets obtained with collaboration from our partnerships with the United States Geological Service (USGS) and Natural Resources Canada (NRCan). Information about the original data sources can be found in the documentation . How to cite this work Yepes-Estrada, C., Calderon, A., Costa, C., Crowley, H., Dabbeek, J., Hoyos, M., Martins, L., Paul, N., Rao, A., Silva, V. (2023). Global Building Exposure Model for Earthquake Risk Assessment. Earthquake Spectra. doi:10.1177/87552930231194048 Available Versions An open version (v2023.1) of the model, aggregated at Administrative Level 1, is available for direct download under a CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license. Users interested in this version can click the "Open Repository" button in the right panel to access the information. The full version for any country/territory, at the highest resolution available, can be requested by clicking on the "License Request", where a specific license will be provided, depending on the use case. License information The open version is available under a Creative Commons CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license, which requires: *Attribution (you must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made) *Non-commercial (you may not use the material for commercial purposes) *ShareAlike (derivatives created must be made available under the same license as the original) Any deviation from these terms incur in license infringement. For commercial use of the model, a specific license agreement must be made tailored to your use case, in such instance please click on "License Request". Share License CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 Available resources Open Repository License Request Facebook X (Twitter) LinkedIn text Map View Search Popup title Close Country/Region Available Resources Country/Region Available Resources Country/Region Resource Url Search Found Country/Region Resource Url Preview Preview is not available. Search Found Country/Region Resource Url Preview Preview is not available. Search Found Country/Region Resource Url Preview Preview is not available. Related products Global Exposure Model Global Vulnerability Model Global Seismic Risk Map Country-Territory Seismic Risk Profiles Global Seismic Hazard Map Related publications For downloading or accessing detailed product information like PNG/PDF maps, datasets, license request, shapefiles and more, please switch to a desktop or laptop computer. Thank you for your understanding.

  • Australia Hazard | Global EarthQuake Model Foundation

    Project Name Products Australia Hazard OpenQuake engine input model to perform hazard calculations for Australia Share Facebook X (Twitter) LinkedIn Description The Global Hazard Mosaic coverage of the Australian continent uses the 2018 model of Geoscience Australia (Allen et al., 2018a and Allen et al., 2018b), with input from the greater seismology community in Australia, as an update to the 2012 national model. The model was originally implemented in the OpenQuake (OQ) engine format, and only the computed sites grid was modified by the GEM Secretariat. How to cite this work Allen, T., J. Griffin, M. Leonard, D. Clark, and H. Ghasemi (2018a). The 2018 National Seismic Hazard Assessment for Australia: model overview, Geoscience Australia Record 2018/27, Canberra, doi: 10.11636/Record.2018.027. Allen, T. I., J. Griffin, and D. Clark (2018b). The 2018 National Seismic Hazard Assessment for Australia: model input files, Geoscience Australia Record 2018/32, Canberra, doi: 10.11636/Record.2018.032. Griffin, J., & Davies, G. Earthquake sources of the Australian plate margin, Geoscience Australia Record 2018/31, Canberra, doi: 10.11636/Record.2018.031. Available Versions An open version (v2018.0.0) is available for direct download under a CC BY 4.0 license. Users interested in this version can click the "Open Version Download" button in the right panel to access the information. Other versions can be consulted in the model documentation. License information The open version is available under a Creative Commons CC BY 4.0 license, which requires: *Attribution (you must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made) Any deviation from these terms incur in license infringement. In such instance please click on "License Request". Share License CC BY 4.0 Available resources Open Version Download Documentation License Request Facebook X (Twitter) LinkedIn text Map View Search Popup title Close Country/Region Available Resources Country/Region Available Resources Country/Region Resource Url Search Found Country/Region Resource Url Preview Preview is not available. Search Found Country/Region Resource Url Preview Preview is not available. Search Found Country/Region Resource Url Preview Preview is not available. Related products Global Exposure Model Global Vulnerability Model Global Seismic Risk Map Country-Territory Seismic Risk Profiles Global Seismic Hazard Map Related publications For downloading or accessing detailed product information like PNG/PDF maps, datasets, license request, shapefiles and more, please switch to a desktop or laptop computer. Thank you for your understanding.

  • Global Earthquake Risk and Covid Map

    Global Earthquake Maps Global Earthquake Risk and Covid Map VIEWER PDF PNG CONTRIBUTORS DOCUMENTATION References ​ TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION EXPERIMENTAL map for demonstration purposes only This map presents COVID-19 statistics released by Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center over the GEM Global Risk Layer depicting earthquake risk from the GEM Global Earthquake Model (2018). The COVID-19 data shows cumulative number of new cases reported. Click on dots on the map to display a graph of COVID-19 cases as a function of time. The earthquake risk map depicts average annual loss (AAL) over cells of about 100 km squared, expressed in terms of potential damage to buildings in terms of square meters of building floor area. The combined map indicates areas where a damaging earthquake could cause increases in COVID-19 cases due to displacement of people from damaged buildings or where health care systems may be further stressed due to human injuries. GEM’s global model and underlying data and models for social and physical vulnerability can be used to estimate the additional risk in the event of an earthquake and to identify those places at greatest combined COVID-Earthquake risk. Sources https://github.com/CSSEGISandData/COVID-19 https://www.globalquakemodel.org/gem Publication date May 21, 2020 Edition Experimental License Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) MAJOR SPONSORS Verisk ARUP GEOSCIENCE AUSTRALIA CSSC NRCan EAFIT ETH ZURICH EUCENTRE FM GLOBAL GFZ GIROJ GNS SCIENCE HANNOVER RE MUNICH RE NTU ICRM NEPHILA NERC NIED NSET OYO PARTNER RE DPC SGC SWISS SER SWISS RE FOUNDATION SURAMERICANA TEM RCN USGS USAID WTW ZURICH INSURANCE

  • Indonesia

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