Earthquake Hazard of Marmara and Environs

Oguz Gundogdu, Ozden İsik, Selma Koc
2013 The Medical Journal of Okmeydani Training and Research Hospital  
Earthquake Hazard of Marmara and Environs Discussion of the disaster management in our country begins after 1992 Erzincan and 1995 Dinar Earthquakes. These earthquakes, which are described "city earthquakes" because of their epicentre, fault characteristics and effects, required radical changing about disaster and disaster management. There is an order about generation of the earthquakes in the world and also our country. Turkey and its surrounding area have an order which is explained by plate
more » ... explained by plate tectonics and proved by lots of investigations. The Marmara Region contains nearly 45% of industry of the country. That high-grade industry is directly related to sub-industry on Anatolia. Considering 50 % of total taxes of country are obtaining by this region,
doi:10.5222/otd.supp2.2012.071 fatcat:qvesahvaj5a5hjjmppllbcj2ge