The definition of land use in the surroundings of geological faults: technical explanation of the protocol of executive order 32967 - MINAE, Annex 3

A technical explanation of the protocol published as Executive Order (32967 - MINAE, Annex 3) is performed here. The protocol concerns the definition of land use in the surroundings of inactive, active and potentia- lly active faults. Besides clarifying the technical nomenclature, this text explains...

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Autor Principal: Astorga Gättgens, Allan
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Español
Publicado: Universidad de Costa Rica 2011
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Acceso en línea: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/geologica/article/view/13111
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/22459
Sumario: A technical explanation of the protocol published as Executive Order (32967 - MINAE, Annex 3) is performed here. The protocol concerns the definition of land use in the surroundings of inactive, active and potentia- lly active faults. Besides clarifying the technical nomenclature, this text explains the procedure that the professional geologist should follow to establish the possible safety areas to be respected when defining land uses, articularly for construction. It also examines the scope of the technical report and its implications regarding the use of the property. Finally, the implementation of the Protocol in Costa Rica is discussed and its importance in the development of mana- gement and land planning.