Seismic Hazard on the ambit of Sociology of Risk and Uncertainty
Diego Gonçalves, Carmen
Center for Social Studies University of Coimbra Coimbra, Portugal
On the perspective of the Sociology of Risk, a reflection about the interconnection of hazard, risk and uncertainty concepts related with seismic natural disaster will presented in this work.
The focus will be oriented to the culture of risk and its, social, economic, and political implications, related with physical dimension of this geophysics events and their consequences related with human action (antropic) which can contribute to unleash those events, increasing the uncertainty of the prevention measures, which can not be considered aside the uncertainty (or undeterminacy) of the prevision scientiifc procedures related with the very nature of the phenomena.