Aim & Scope

Disaster Science and Engineering (DSE) aims to deliver scientists with an open access policy, in which human and natural disasters and the events that cause them are examined in the light of science and engineering principles.

Disaster Science and Engineering (DSE) publishes both theoretical and practical articles, including case studies and reviews in the field of disaster science and engineering to be considered within the scope of Civil Engineering and Earth Sciences, including but not limited to the following titles.


• Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Risks
• Climate Change
• Coastal and Harbor Engineering
• Computer and Information Technology on Disasters
• Disaster Management
• Disaster Logistics Planning and Coordination
• Disaster Sensitive Urbanization
• Eartquake
• Earthquake Source Physics
• Earthquake Risk Mitigation Policies
• Economical and Social Impacts of Earthquakes
• Earthquakes and Architecture
• Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
• Global Climate Change
• Hydro-Meteorological Disasters
• Information Technology in Earthquake Studies
• Lessons Learned from Past Earthquakes
• Natural Hazards Caused by Earthquakes
• Paleoseismology
• Risk Analysis and Disaster Management in Natural Disasters
• Seismology/Seismotectonics
• Seismic Hazard Analysis
• Seismic Design and Analysis of Structures
• Seismic Safety of Historical Structures
• Seismic Networks
• Seismic Wave Analysis
• Site Effects and Microzonation
• Seismic Performance of Non-Structural Components
• Seismic Risk, Loss and Resilience
• Seismic Strengthening and Retrofit
• Seismic Testing Procedures
• Seismic Design Codes
• Seismic Isolation and Vibration Control
• Soil Problems
• Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering
• Transportation Engineering
• Transportation Network Security and Reliability
• Tsunami
• Urban Planning in Earthquake Prone Regions
• Water Resources and Hydrologic Engineering