Empirical Estimation of the Conditional Probability of Natech Events Within the United States

Risk Analysis – 2011

A study that estimated the probability of accidental releases of hazardous materials during hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes and floods from a population of historic events. This data can be used to estimate the number of releases likely to occur during future natural hazard scenarios.

Link: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1539-6924.2010.01561.x/full

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