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Beachrock characterization and historical shoreline changes in selected locations along the coast of Puerto Rico
Beachrock is characterized by rapid cementation, is exposed mainly in the intertidal zone, and it can provide a record of sea level fluctuations, episodic events, and serve as an archeological proxy. The presence of beachrock ...
Earthquake loss estimation in Puerto Rico from historical and potential earthquake scenarios
Puerto Rico is located in the active seismic zone of the Eastern Caribbean where earthquakes are a potential threat for the island. In the past, several damaging earthquakes have affected Puerto Rico (1787, 1867, and 1918). ...