THE ROLE OF THE ACADEMY WITH THE RISK MANAGEMENT: THE RESULTS OF THE UNIVERSITY CORPORATION OF META IN THE SUBJECT OF THE SEISMIC THREAT FOR THE PERIOD 2006-2012
Since the middle of the first decade of the 21st century the University Corporation of Meta has gradually assumed as top institution leadership at the regional level of the subject of the seismic threat not only of llanero foothills but also of the Colombian Caribbean platform. In Colombia is counted the number of universities that have contributed to research on this topic. Deal with issue by an institution of higher education, demand that a research group attached to it not only to strive to develop research on the scientific aspects pertaining to this type of threat. The results of it entails to unravel mysteries about the threat and therefore understand it better to take the right measures that lead to mitigate its effects. The results of the research the research group "Studies on seismic risk and the llanero foothills natural threats" have achieved great progress in terms of compression of the phenomenon for both scenarios, not only with regard to the origin of this knowledge, but also with respect to measures to take in each case to mitigate their effects. Is for this reason that it is also an obligation to disseminate these results to society in General not only the specialized scientific community.