The international workshop on “Earthquake Hazards and Mitigation” was held in Guwahati, India during 7-8 December 2007. This proceedings contains 5 keynote lectures, 11 invited lectures and 44 contributed papers presented in the workshop under the following broad themes:1. Engineering Seismology and Seismic Hazard 2. Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering 3. Structural Earthquake Engineering4. other related issues This book reflects the present state-of-the-art of estimation of various earthquake hazards and their mitigation. It will be of extreme interest to engineers, researchers, scientists, faculty members and students working in these areas.
R. Ayothiraman :- R. Ayothiraman, IIT Guwahati, India.Hemanta Hazarika :- Hemanta Hazarika, Akita Prefectural University, Japan.