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Earthquake history of Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa

Pierre Gouin

Earthquake history of Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa

by Pierre Gouin

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Published by International Development Research Centre in Ottawa, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Earthquakes -- Ethiopia,
  • Earthquakes -- Africa, Northeast

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPierre Gouin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE"536.2"E8"G68"1979
    The Physical Object
    Pagination259 p :
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21165647M
    ISBN 100889361940
    LC Control Number80-479434

    Earthquake Hazard level: Medium? In the area you have selected (Ethiopia) earthquake hazard is classified as medium according to the information that is currently available. This means that there is a 10% chance of potentially-damaging earthquake shaking in your project area in the next 50 years. Latest earthquakes in Ethiopia: interactive map & list / VolcanoDiscovery. Volcanoes & Spices: This days adventurous expedition is one of our most exciting volcano tours!Visit Halmahera, North Sulawesi and the Sangihe Islands with some of Indonesia's most active volcanoes, including Dukono, Ibu, Lokon, Soputan and Karangetang.

    Seismic hazard of Southern Ethiopia Ji ří Málek Institute of Rock Structure and Mechanics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague 1. Introduction Seismic hazard of the studied area of South Ethiopia (6,0° - 8,5°N, 37,5° - 39,5°) is conditioned by t he rift character of the Size: 1MB. David Shinn served in the American Foreign Service for 37 years, many of them dealing with the Horn of Africa. He was the U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia from Thomas Ofcansky has held a number of academic and government positions and is currently with the State Department. He has published numerous books and articles about East Africa, including Paradise Lost: A History of Game Cited by:

    The Horn of Africa might be the most conspicuous segment on the African map, but only a little is known about the region. Most Read more. Top 10 Reasons To Date Ethiopian Women. Ancient Ethiopia, Map, Religion, History, Unforgettable Events.   Anyway, this isn't a great book by any means, but it gives a reasonably complete and comprehensible history of the region within a manageable pages. As is typical of such historical works, much of the color has been drained out of the stories, but at least some of the drama was left in so Finally, I found a decent one-volume history of /5.


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Earthquake history of Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa by Pierre Gouin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gouin, Pierre. Earthquake history of Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa. Ottawa: International Development Research Centre, ©   Book Review: Earthquake history of Ethiopia and the horn of Africa. Gouin. Inte: national Development Research Centre, Ottawa, pp., $ Author: Markus Båth.

The Horn of Africa has significant seismic hazard associated with the East African rift system. A number of destructive earthquakes, some deadly, have been reported this century. Notable events include the earthquake that destroyed the port city of Massawa in Eritrea.

Ethiopia, Djibouti: M s: Moderate NGDC: Sardo M s: IX 40 Many houses destroyed NGDC: Karakore: Ms IX 30 Many Moderate NGDC: Massawa Subregion: M s: VIII Some Severe. Earthquake history of Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa.

Responsibility Pierre Gouin. Imprint Ottawa: International Development Research Centre, c Earthquakes > Ethiopia. Earthquakes > Africa, Northeast. Local subject Canada. International Development Research Centre. Pierre Gouin, founder and long-time director of the Geophysical Observatory at the Addis Ababa University has extensively written about earthquake hazards in Ethiopia, particularly from the ’s to in his now classic book: Earthquake History of Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa [2].

In his book, Gouin describes the earthquakes of   Important historic earthquakes in Ethiopia May 3, by Armand Vervaeck Leave a Comment The list of the 50 most recent earthquakes in this country can. Earthquake history of Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa: Gouin, Pierre: Books - or: Pierre Gouin.

In the modern era, the Horn of Africa has produced several world-famous sports personalities, including long distance runners such as the world-record holder Kenenisa Bekele and Derartu Tulu, the first Ethiopian woman to win an Olympic gold medal and the only woman to have twice won meter Olympic gold in the short history of the ies and territories: Sovereign states (4), Djibouti.

Father Pierre Gouin summarized the study of the Sardo, Ethiopia, earthquake in his book, “Earthquake History of Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa”, International Development Research Centre, Ottawa, Canada,pp. The following 14 pages were excerpted from the above mentioned book.

magnitude earthquake UTC at Febru UTC Location: Epicenter atkm from Kapoeta ( miles). Routine interpretation of seismograms and determination of earthquake parameters for local and regional events led to the publication of several research papers and a book, “Earthquake History of Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa”, by Gouin ().

magnitude earthquake UTC at Aug UTC Location: Epicenter atkm from Gâlâfi ( miles). Latest earthquakes in Africa: interactive map & list / VolcanoDiscovery. IGN: Santa María de guía ( km NNW from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking): Por vuelta de las de la mañana estaba en la cama mirando el móvil.

Sentí temblor en la habitación y las puertas y ventanas del exterior se movieron y. Pierre Gouin, founder and long-time director of the Geophysical Observatory at the Addis Ababa University has extensively written about earthquake hazards in Ethiopia, particularly from the ’s to in his now classic book: Earthquake History of Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa [2].

In his book, Gouin describes the earthquakes of In the 20th century alone, a study done by Pierre Gouin suggests that as many as 15, tremors, strong enough to be felt by humans, had occurred in Ethiopia proper and the Horn of Africa. A full discussion of Ethiopian earthquakes is far beyond the scope of this book, and the reader is referred to the meticulously researched and comprehensive review, “Earthquake History of Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa”, by Fr Pierre Gouin (see references at the end of this book Author: Frances M.

Williams. Ethiopian History - Free download Ebook, Handbook, Textbook, User Guide PDF files on the internet quickly and easily.

This is a history of the Ethiopians from pre-history to the present day. Drawing on research in archeology, anthropology, linguistics and on recent historiography, the book charts the development of Ethiopian peoples and their society, placing emphasis on the African origins of Ethiopian civilization.

The book opens with a review of Ethiopian prehistory, showing how the Ethiopian section 5/5(1). •Ethiopia: area of million square Kilometers (slightly less than twice the size of Texas), is located at 4 and 14 degree north, 33 and 48 degrees east.

Situated in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is bordered by Eritrea to the north, Sudan to the west, Kenya to the south, Somalia to the east and Djibouti to the northeast. LandlockedFile Size: 1MB. Earthquakes in Ethiopia since The strongest earthquake in Ethiopia happened on 06/01/ in the region Karakore with a magnitude of on the Richter scale.

The shifting of tectonic plates in a depth of 21 km resulted in 30 deaths. Spatial and temporal variations of seismic energy release and b-value are investigated in the Horn of Africa.

The results indicate that the area around the Afar Depression and southern Sudan is at a higher stress level than the southern Red Sea and Gulf of by:   Revolution, civil wars, and guerilla warfare wracked Ethiopia during three turbulent decades at the end of the twentieth century.

This book is a pioneering study of the military history and political significance of this crucial Horn of Africa region during that period. Drawing on new archival materials and interviews, Gebru Tareke illuminates the conflicts, comparing them to the Russian and 2/5(1).