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TitleEstimated seismic design values for Canadian missions abroad
LicencePlease note the adoption of the Open Government Licence - Canada supersedes any previous licences.
AuthorAdams, JORCID logo; Halchuk, S; Awatta, A
SourceGeological Survey of Canada, Open File 5814, 2008, 47 pages; 1 CD-ROM, Open Access logo Open Access
LinksOnline - En ligne
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Documentopen file
MediaCD-ROM; digital; on-line
File formatreadme
File formatpdf; txt; xls; ps
Lat/Long WENS-180.0000 180.0000 90.0000 -90.0000
Subjectsgeophysics; engineering geology; seismic risk; seismicity; analytical methods; earthquake resistant design
Illustrationssketch maps
Released2008 10 29
AbstractSeismic hazard design values are estimated for 161 Canadian Missions abroad. The method is broadly based on applying spectral shape and magnification factors to move from the 10%-in-50-year Peak horizontal Ground Acceleration (PGA) values given by the Global Seismic Hazard Assessment Program (GSHAP) to the 2%-in-50-year PGA and spectral acceleration values desired. The factors were derived from Canadian seismic hazard results, and the resulting design factors are intended to be applied in the context of the Canadian Building Code in order to deliver appropriate safety to the Missions and continuity of consular services.

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