The assessment of the vulnerability of urban textures in earthquake, Case study: two zone in Tabriz city


  • Omid Mobaraki Assistant professor Geography and urban planning university of Maragheh, Iran
  • Abdollah Jodat M.A. Student of Islamic Azad University of Marand, Iran


Earthquake, Vulnerability, Urban texture, Tabriz city


Urban environments are physically characterized by a small scale alignment of buildings, infrastructure and open spaces with their specific types and dimensions. Urban vulnerability to environmental hazards in the countries with the natural and risky environment has been an important challenge in urban sciences, engineering sciences, management and urban planning. The aim of this paper is Assessment of the vulnerability of urban textures in natural disasters and research type is applied and utilizes both descriptive and analytical methods and have been used geography information system software GIS. The research results show many area of two zone Tabriz city have been located in the sector very high vulnerability. So that /35 in the sector high vulnerability, /25 in the sector very high vulnerability, /28 in the sector moderate vulnerability and /12 in the sector low vulnerability have been located. If this subject is important that zone north have high vulnerability and zone south have low vulnerability.


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How to Cite

Mobaraki, O. ., & Jodat, A. . (2016). The assessment of the vulnerability of urban textures in earthquake, Case study: two zone in Tabriz city. Scientific Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 5(3), 398-406. Retrieved from



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