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JDR Vol.9 No.1 pp. 17-26
(2014)
doi: 10.20965/jdr.2014.p0017

Paper:

Estimation of the Dynamic Properties and Seismic Response of a Populated Slope in Lima, Peru

Carlos Gonzales*, Shoichi Nakai*, Toru Sekiguchi*,
Diana Calderon**, Zenon Aguilar**, and Fernando Lazares**

*Deparment of Urban Environment Systems, Chiba University, 1-33 Yayoi-cho, Inage-ku, Chiba 268-8522, Japan

**Japan Peru Center for Earthquake Engineering and Disaster Mitigation (CISMID), Faculty of Civil Engineering, National University of Engineering, Av. Túpac Amaru N° 1150, Lima 25, Peru

Received:
May 30, 2013
Accepted:
August 12, 2013
Published:
February 1, 2014
Keywords:
populated slope, topography, Lima, microtremor, seismic amplification
Abstract

During the last fifty years, the city of Lima has experienced an immigration process that has led to the urbanization of the Andean foothills surrounding the capital. With the aim of analyzing the dynamic response of these new populated places, a target area in a district called Independencia is chosen. Seven microtremor array measurements are carried out at different points on the flat level and along the slope in order to evaluate the variation in the depth of the bedrock. In addition, a seismometer is installed on the slope with the objective of determining if amplification due to topography exists in the area of study.

Cite this article as:
Carlos Gonzales, Shoichi Nakai, Toru Sekiguchi,
Diana Calderon, Zenon Aguilar, and Fernando Lazares, “Estimation of the Dynamic Properties and Seismic Response of a Populated Slope in Lima, Peru,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.9, No.1, pp. 17-26, 2014.
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