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Color Palette Tables used in the J-SHIS maps

A series of Color palette tables (CPT files) used in the J-SHIS maps are available and the respective files can be downloaded in this page.

For descriptions of the CPT file, please refer to Color palette tables in The Generic Mapping Tools.

Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Maps (PSHM)

Type of map Example
Probability of Exceedance
Probability of Exceedance
(continuous color)
IJMA
Peak Ground Velocity
Peak Basement Velocity

Averaged Hazard Map

Type of map Example
IJMA

PSHM by Earthquake Category, Contribution Factor of PSHM

Type of map Example
Category Ⅰ
Category Ⅱ
Category Ⅲ
Contribution Factor

Conditional Probability of Exceedance

Type of map Example
Probability of Exceedance
Expected IJMA

Scenario Earthquake Shaking Map

Type of map Example
IJMA
Peak Basement Velocity

Site amplification factor

Type of map Example
Site Amplification Factor
Average Shear-Wave Velocity in the Upper 30m (AVS30)
Engineering Geomorphologic Classification

Deep subsurface structure

Type of map Example
Depth
Elevation

Exposed Population

Type of map Example
population exposure to seismic intensity