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Selected Earthquake Research Bibliography
The principal investigators and others have described their findings in reports, articles and monographs. In this section a list of the most relevant work is included as a bibliography. Here you will find a listing of writings, published and unpublished, related to use of studies documented on this site. Using the left side bar you can click on the author's last name for a listing of each individual's writings. In some cases, and when copyright permits, the title of the work is highlighted and this indicates is can be downloaded as a PDF file. This section is updated as new publications are issued. Authors are invited to submit citations for possible inclusion in this bibliography. If you have any questions please contact the UCLA Social Science Data Archive.
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Alfred E. Alquist Seismic Safety Commission. Study of Household Preparedness: Preparing California for Earthquakes-Final Report. Report by the Alfred E. Alquist Seismis Safety Commission to the California State Legislature. Sacramento, CA: Alfred E. Alquist Seismic Safety Commission. July, 2009.
Alfred E. Alquist Seismic Safety Commission. Study of Household Preparedness: Preparing California for Earthquakes. Report by the Alfred E. Alquist Seismis Safety Commission to the California State Legislature. Sacramento, CA: Alfred E. Alquist Seismic Safety Commission. March 5, 2010.
Bourque, Linda Brookover and Andrew Cherlin, Leo G. Reeder.(1976) "Agencies and the Los Angeles Earthquake". Mass Emergencies. Vol. 1 (1976) pp 217-228. http://www.massemergencies.org/v1n2/Bourque_Review_v1n2.pdf
Bourque, LB. California Survey of Household Earthquake Preparedness and Mitigation, 2008: Reports.
Task 1: Lay Description of Initial Model -- Final version, September 27, 2007
Task 2: Existing Major Public Education/Information Campaigns on Household Mitigation and Preparedness in the State of California -- Final version, September 16, 2007
Task 3: Preliminary Recommendations for Conducting Public Education on Household Mitigation and Preparedness -- Final version, September 24, 2007
Task 5: Household Readiness/Preparedness Actions Inventory -- Final version, December 11, 2007
Task 6a: (Knowledge About) Household Mitigation and Preparedness Inventory -- Final version, December 11, 2007
Task 6b: Household Myth Inventory -- Final version, December 11, 2007
Task 6c: Inventory of Knowledge About Self-Protective Actions During and Immediately After and Earthquake -- Final version, December 11, 2007
Task 7: Perceived Risk Inventory -- Final version, December 11, 2007
Task 12: Final Questionnaire - Revision 11 -- January 7, 2009
Bourque LB, Haikang K Shen. (2005) Psychometric Characteristics of the Spanish and English Versions of the Civilian Mississippi Scale. Journal of Traumatic Stress 2005; 18:719-728. DOI:10.1002/jts.20080
Bourque, L.B., Kano, M., Mileti, D.S., & Wood, M.M. (2008). English, Spanish, and Annotated Questionnaires: Questionnaires Used in the National Survey of Disaster Experiences and Preparedness (NSDEP). Los Angeles, CA: Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center.
Bourque, Linda and Lisa A. Russell.(1994) "Experiences During and Responses to the Loma Prieta Earthquake". Governor's Office of Emergency Services: Sacramento, CA. 1994.
Bourque, Linda B. "Educating Responders Re: Findings of Disaster Public Health Research". (2000)Paper presented at the Fifth Asia-Pacific Conference on Disaster Medicine, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, September 28-30, 2000.
Bourque, L.B. and C. Peek-Asa, M. Mahue, L.H. Nguyen, K.I. Shoaf, J.F. Kraus, B. Weiss, D. Davenport, M. Saruwatari. (1977) "Health Implications of Earthquakes: Physical and Emotional Injuries During and After the Northridge Earthquake". Earthquakes and People's Health. Vulnerability Reduction, Preparedness, and Rehabilitation. Proceedings of a WHO Symposium. Kobe, 27-30 January 1977. Kobe, Japan: WHO Center for Health Development, 1997.
Bourque, Linda B. and Virginia Li. (2008) How Will China Emerge from the Rubble"? This panel discussion given on June 17, 2008 by Andrew Pan, North America representative of the Shenzhen municipal government, Linda Bourque and Virginia Li of UCLA School of Public Health, and KAZN Radio talk show host Cat Chao, was broadcast on Los Angeles City Television channel 36, July 2, 3, and 6, 2008. The show was moderated by former Los Angeles City Councilman Michael Woo. Discussion was focused on the earthquake in Sichuan province and addressed the long term social, political, cultural and economic effects of such a devastating event. The program also aired on Sunday July 20th, 2008 at 9pm on 89.3 KPCC FM. The archived copy of this videocast is stored at Zócalo Radio -- KPCC 89.3 FM. The radio program from the broadcast can also be accessed from the Zócalo web site at http://www.zocalola.org/radio.html (Posted with permission from Zócalo Radio -- KPCC 89.3 FM)
Bourque, Linda B. and Lisa A. Russell, James D. Goltz. "The Loma Prieta, California, Earthquake of October 17, 1989: Societal Response -- Public Response: Human Behavior During and Immediately After the Earthquake" [unpublished paper]
Bourque LB, JM Siegel, M Kano, MM Wood. "Morbidity and Mortality Associated with Disasters". In H Rodriguez, R Dynes, E Quarantelli, Editors, Handbook of Disaster Research. Kluwer Academic/Plenum. pp 97-112. New York: Springer, 2007. DOI: 10.1007/978-0-387-32353-4_6 http://www.springerlink.com/content/t708374125m3u581/
Bourque LB, Siegel JM, Shoaf KI. "Psychological distress following urban earthquakes in California"(2002) . Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. 2002; 17: 81-90. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1049023X00000224
Bourque, Linda B. and Loc H. Nguyen, Mitchell Saruwatari, Kimberley I. Shoaf. "Self-Reported Damage to and Inspection of Residences Following the Northridge Earthquake". [unpublished paper]
Bourque, Linda B. and Kimberley Shoaf, Loc H. Nguyen. "Survey Research". International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters. Vol. 15, No. 1 (March 1997) PP 71-101. http://www.ijmed.org/articles/405/download/
Bourque, Linda Brookover and Leo G. Reeder, Andrew Cherlin, Bertram H. Raven, D. Michael Walton. "The Unpredictable Disaster in a Metropolis: Public Response to the Los Angeles Earthquake of February, 1971 (Final Report)". Submitted to the Defense Civil Preparedness Agency by the Survey Research Center, UCLA. (June 1973).
Bourque, L. B., Siegel, J. M., Kano, M., & Wood, M. M. (2006). "Weathering the storm: The impact of hurricanes on physical and mental health". The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 604, 129-151.
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Goltz, James D. and Lisa A. Russell, Linda B. Bourque. "Initial Behavioral Response to a Rapid Onset Disaster: A Case Study of the October 1, 1987 Whittier Narrows Earthquake". International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters. Vol. 10, No. 1 (March 1992) PP 43-69.
Hoag, Elizabeth, Linda Gage, and Mary Heim. The Effect of the Loma Prieta Earthquake on California Migration. Prepared for the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America April 1995, San Francisco, California.
Inkelas, Moira and Laurie A. Loux, Linda B. Bourque, Mel Widawski, Loc H. Nguyen. "Dimensionality and Reliability of the Civilian Mississippi Scale for PTSD in a Postearthquake Community". Journal of Traumatic Stress. Vol. 13, No. 1 (2000) PP 149-167.
Kano M, Franke T, Afifi AA. Bourque, L.B. "Adequacy of Reporting Results of School Surveys and Non-Response Effects: A Review of the Literature and Case Study." Educational Researcher. 2008; 37: 480-490. http://dx.doi.org/10.3102/0013189X08326859
Kano, M, Ramirez, M., Ybarra, W.J., Frias, G., and Bourque, L.B. "Are schools prepared for emergencies? A baseline assessment of emergency preparedness at school sites in three Los Angeles County school districts." Education and Urban Society. 2007; 39 (3): 399-422. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0013124506298130
Kano M. "Characteristics of earthquake-related injuries encountered in emergency departments following the 2001 Nisqually earthquake in Washington." Journal of Emergency Management. 2005; 3 (1): 33-45.
Kano M, Bourque, L.B. Correlates of school disaster preparedness: Main effects of funding and a coordinator role. Natural Hazards Review. 2008; 9: 49-59. doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)1527-6988(2008)9:1(49)
Kano M, Wood MM, Siegel JM, Bourque, L.B. Disaster Research and Epidemiology, pp. 3-20. In Koenig KL, Schultz CH, Eds. Disaster Medicine: Comprehensive Principles and Practices. Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Kano, M and Bourque, L.B. "Experiences with and preparedness for emergencies and disasters among public schools in California." NASSP Bulletin. 2007; 91: 201-218. http://bul.sagepub.com/content/91/3/201
Kano M, Siegel JM, Bourque LB. "First aid training and capabilities of the lay public: A potential alternative source of emergency medical assistance following natural disasters." Disasters. 2005; 29 (1): 58-74 . doi:10.1111/j.0361-3666.2005.00274.x
Kano, M., Kelley, M., and Hashemi, M. "Local Emergency Planning in California, USA: A comparison with the hurricane states." International Journal of Emergency Management. Vol. 8, No. 1, 2011 pp 74-96. DOI: 10.1504/IJEM.2011.040400 http://www.inderscience.com/info/inarticle.php?artid=40400
Kano, M., Wood, M.M., Mileti, D.S. and Bourque, L.B. Public Response to Terrorism: Findings from the National Survey of Disaster Experiences and Preparedness. Los Angeles, CA: Southern California Injury Prevention Center, 2008. http://worldcat.org/oclc/289031512/viewonline
Kano, M., Wood, M., Kelley, M., and Bourque, Linda B. Study of Household Preparedness: Preparing California for Earthquakes-Appendix. Report to the Alfred E. Alquist Seismis Safety Commission and the California Emergency Management Agency. Los Angeles, CA: University of California, Los Angeles. June 30, 2009 http://www.seismic.ca.gov/pub/CSSC%2009-03%20The%20Study%20of%20Household%20Preparedness%20Appx.pdf
Loukaitou-Sider, Anastasia and Nabil M. Kamelis. "Residential Recovery from the Northridge Earthquake: An Evaluation of Federal Assistance Programs, Detailed Research Findings, January 2004". Brief , Vol. 16, No. 1, January 2004, 4 pp. http://www.china-up.com:8080/international/case/case/905.pdf
Lovekamp, William E. Gender, race/ethnicity and social class differences in disaster preparedness. risk and recovery in three earthquake-stricken communities. [Dissertation] Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 20006. 184 pages Dissertation available from Proquest
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Mahue-Giangreco, Maya and Wendy Mack, Hope Seligson, Linda B. Bourque. "Risk Factors Associated with Moderate and Serious Injuries Attributable to the 1994 Northridge Earthquake, Los Angeles, California". AEP Vol. 11, No. 5, (July 2001) PP 347-357. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1047-2797(01)00220-4
Mileti, Dennis S.and Colleen Fitzpatrick. 1992. "The Causal Sequence of Risk Communication in the Parkfield Earthquake Prediction Experiment." Risk Analysis. Vol. 12, No. 3. pp 393-400. DOI: 10.1111/j.1539-6924.1992.tb00691.x
Mileti, Dennis S. 1993. "Communicating Public Earthquake Risk Information." In J. Nemec et al. (Eds.) Prediction and Perception of Natural Hazards. The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers. pp 143-152.
Mileti, Dennis S., JoAnne Darlington, Colleen Fitzpatrick and Paul W. O'Brien. 1993. Communicating Earthquake Risk: Societal Response to Revised Quake Probabilities in the Bay Area. Fort Collins, CO: Colorado State University, Hazards Assessment Laboratory.
Mileti, Dennis S. and John H. Sorensen. 1990. Communication of Emergency Public Warnings: A Social Science Perspective and State-of-the-Art Assessment. Report prepared for the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Report ORNL-6609. Oak Ridge, TN: Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Mileti, Dennis S. and Colleen Fitzpatrick. 1991. "Communication of Public Risk: The Theory and its Application." Sociological Practice Review. Vol. 2, No. 1. pp 20-39.
Mileti, Dennis S. , Daniel Cress and JoAnne DeRouen Darlington. 2002. "Earthquake Culture and Corporate Action." Sociological Forum, Vol. 17, No. 1. pp 161-180. http://www.jstor.org/stable/685091
Mileti, Dennis S., Colleen Fitzpatrick and Barbara C. Farhar. 1992. "Fostering Public Preparations for Natural Hazards: Lessons from the Parkfield Earthquake Prediction." Environment. Vol. 34, No. 3. pp 36-39.
Mileti, Dennis S. and Colleen Fitzpatrick. 1993. The Great Earthquake Experiment: Risk Communication and Public Action . Boulder, CO: Westview Press.
Mileti, Dennis S., Barbata C. Farhar and Colleen Fitzpatrick. 1990. How to Issue and Manage Public Earthquake Risk Information. Fort Collins, CO: Colorado State University, Hazards Assessment Laboratory.
Mileti Dennis S. and Paul W. O'Brien. 1991. Public Response to the Loma Prieta Earthquake Emergency and Aftershock Warnings: Findings and Lessons. Fort Collins, CO: Colorado State University, Hazards Assessment Laboratory.
Mileti, Dennis S., Colleen Fitzpatrick and Barbara C. Farhar. 1990. Risk Communication and Public Response to the Parkfield Earthquake Prediction. Fort Collins, CO: Colorado State University, Hazards Assessment Laboratory.
Mileti, Dennis S. and JoAnne DeRouen Darlington. 1997. "The Role of Searching Behavior in Response to Earthquake Risk Information." Social Problems. Vol. 44, No. 1. pp 89-103. http://www.jstor.org/stable/3096875
Mileti, Dennis S. 1996. "The Social Psychology of Public Response to Disaster Warnings." Disasters and Society. Vol. 4, No. 6. pp 104-116.
Mileti, Dennis S. and JoAnne Darlington. 1995. "Societal Response to Revised Earthquake Probabilities in the San Francisco Bay Area." International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters. Vol. 13, No. 2. pp 119-145. http://ijmed.org/articles/490/
Mileti, Dennis S. and Lori A. Peek. 2002. "Understanding Individual and Social Characteristics in the Promotion of Household Disaster Preparedness." In P. Stern (Ed.) New Tools for Environmental Protection: Education, Information, and Voluntary Measures. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press.
Mileti, Dennis S. and Paul W. O'Brien. 1992. "Warnings During Disaster: Normalizing Communicated Risk." Social Problems. Vol. 39, No. 1. pp 40-57. Reprinted in U.S. Geological Survey (Ed.) 1993. The Loma Prieta Earthquake of October 17, 1989. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office. http://www.jstor.org/stable/3096912
Nguyen, Loc H. and Kimberley I. Shoaf, Steven J. Rottman, Linda B. Bourque. "Examining Self-Perceived First-aid Abilities After the Northridge Earthquake". Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. Vol. 12., No. 4 PP 60-66. DOI: 10.1017/S1049023X00037833
Nguyen Loc H. Shen, Haikang, Ershoff Daniel, Afifi AA, Bourque LB. "Exploring the Causal Relationship between Exposure to the 1994 Northridge Earthquake and Pre- and Post-Earthquake Preparedness Activities". Earthquake Spectra, 2006: Vol. 22 No. 3 pp. 569-587.
O'Brien, Paul W., and Dennis S. Mileti. 1992. "Citizen Participation in Emergency Response Following the Loma Prieta Earthquake." International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters. Vol. 10, No. 1. pp 71-89. Reprinted in U.S. Geological Survey (Ed.) 1993. The Loma Prieta Earthquake of October 17, 1989. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office. http://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/pp1553/pp1553b/
O'Brien, Paul W., and Dennis S. Mileti. 2001. "The Sociological Dimensions of Earthquake Mitigation, Preparedness, Response, and Recovery." In William Lee (Ed.) Handbook on Earthquake and Engineering Seismology. International Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth's Interior.
Peek-Asa, Corinne and Jess F. Kraus, Linda B. Bourque, Dushyanthi Vimalachandra. "Fatal and Hospitalized Injuries Resulting From the 1994 Northridge Earthquake". International Journal of Epidemiology. Vol. 27 (1998) PP 459-465. doi: 10.1093/ije/27.3.459
Peek-Asa, Corinne and Marizen R. Ramirez, Kim Shoaf, Hope Seligson, Jeff F. Kraus. "GIS Mapping of Earthquake-Related Deaths and Hospital Admissions from the 1994 Northridge, California Earthquake". AEP Vol. 10, No. 1 (January 2000) PP 5-13. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1047-2797(99)00058-7
Peek-Asa C, Ramirez M, Seligson HA, Shoaf, KI. "Seismic, structural, and individual factors associated with earthquake-related injury." Injury Prevention. 2003; 9: 62-66. doi: 10.1136/ip.9.1.62
Porter, Keith; Kimberley Shoaf and Hope Seligson. "Value of Injuries in the Northridge Earthquake". Earthquake Spectra. 2006 22:555-563. http://authors.library.caltech.edu/5036/1/PORes06b.pdf
Ramirez M, Kano M, Bourque LB, Shoaf KI. "Child and household factors associated with fatal and non-fatal pediatric injury during the 1999 Kocaeli earthquake." International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters. 2005; 23 (2): 129-147. http://www.ijmed.org/articles/148/download/
Ramirez, Marizen, Megumi Kano, L.B. Bourque, KI Shoaf. Childhood injuries sustained during the 1999 Kocaeli earthquake. International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters 2005; 23:129-147. http://www.ijmed.org/articles/148/download/
Ramirez M, Peek-Asa C. "Epidemiology of traumatic injuries from earthquakes." Epidemiologic Reviews. 2005; 27: 47-55. http://epirev.oxfordjournals.org/content/27/1/47.full
Russell, Lisa A. and James D. Goltz, Linda B. Bourque. "Preparedness and Hazard Mitigation Actions Before and After Two Earthquakes". Environment and Behavior. Vol. 27, No. 6 (November 1995) pp 744-770. doi: 10.1177/0013916595276002
Sareen, HS, Shoaf KI. "Impact of the 1994 Northridge earthquake on the utilization and difficulties associated with prescription medications and health aids." Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. 2000; 15(4): 18-20
Shelter Partnership, Inc. An Assessment of Los Angeles County's Emergency Shelter System. Prepared for Los Angeles County, August 2005. 189 pages.
Shoaf, Kimberley I. and Linda B. Bourque. "Correlates of Damage to Residences Following the Northridge Earthquake, as Reported in a Population-Based Survey of Los Angeles County Residents". Earthquake Spectra. Vol. 15, No. 1 (February 1999). PP 145-172.
Shoaf, Kimberley I. and Linda B. Bourque, Lisa V. Smith. "The Impact of the Northridge Earthquake on Los Angeles County: Health Effects and Responses". Prepared for the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services by the UCLA Center for Public Health and Disaster Relief. (September 1998)
Shoaf, Kimberley I. and Harvindeer R. Sareen, Loc H. Nguyen, Linda B. Bourque. "Injuries as a Result of California Earthquakes in the Past Decade". Disasters, Vol. 22, No. 3 (1998) PP 218-235. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1467-7717.00088/pdf
Shoaf Kimberley I., and SJ Rottman. "A review of the health effects of natural disasters." Australian Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2000; 15(3): 58-63.
Shoaf KI, Rottman SJ."The role of public health in disaster preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery." Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. 2000; 15(4): 18-20.
Shoaf, Kimberley and Linda B. Bourque, Christian Giangreco, Billie Weiss. "Suicides in Los Angeles County in Relation to the Northridge Earthquake". Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, 2004; 19(4): 307-310.
Shoaf, Kimberley I. and Corinne Peek-Asa. "Survey Research in Disaster Public Health". Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. (2000) Vol. 15, No. 1 pp 65-71.
Siegel, JM. "Emotional injury and the Northridge California earthquake." Natural Hazards Review. 2000; 1(4): 204-211. http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)1527-6988(2000)1:4(204)
Siegel, Judith M. and Kimberley I. Shoaf, Linda B. Bourque. "Feedback from the Field: The C-Mississippi Scale for PTSD in Postearthquake Communities". International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters. Vol. 18, No. 2 (August 2000) PP 339-346. http://www.ijmed.org/articles/305/download/
Siegel, Judith M. and Kimberley I. Shoaf, Abdelmonem A. Afifi, Linda B. Bourque. "Surviving Two Disasters: Does Reaction to the First Predict Response to the Second?" Environment and Behavior. 2003; 35 (5): 637-654. http://eab.sagepub.com/content/35/5/637.full.pdf
Siegel, Judith M. and Linda B. Bourque, Kimberley I. Shoaf. "Victimization After a Natural Disaster: Social Disorganization or Community Cohesion?" International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters. Vol. 17, No. 3 (November 1999) PP 265-294.
Stevens, Gillian and Joo Hyun Cho. "Socioeconomic Indexes and the New 1980 Census Occupational Classification Scheme". Social Science Research. Vol. 14, (1985) pp. 142-168. (Note: included as a reference to assignment of socioeconomic scores for occupations in the Loma Prieta Earthquake Study). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0049-089X(85)90008-0
Wood, M.M.; Mileti, D.S.; Kano, M.; Kelley, M.M.; Regan, R.; and Bourque, Linda B. "Communicating Actionable Risk for Terrorism and Other Hazards." Risk Analysis, 2011. DOI: 10.1111/j.1539-6924.2011.01645.x http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1539-6924.2011.01645.x/pdf
Wood, M.M., Kano, M., Mileti, D.S., & Bourque, L.B. (2008). Questionnaire Specifications: Documentation of the National Survey of Disaster Experiences and Preparedness (NSDEP). Los Angeles, CA: Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center.
Wood, Michele M., Kano, Megumi; Mileti, Dennis S.; and Bourque, Linda B. (2009) "Reconceptualizing Household Disaster Readiness: The "Get Ready" Pyramid". Journal of Emergency Management, Vol. 7, No. 4 July/August 2009. pp. 25-37.