OpenQuake
 
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Are you new to the OpenQuake-engine?

 

We recommend you to follow carefully this module. No need for an online session! We have prepared slides and videos for you, so we hope the process will be easy and smooth.

 

This module covers a general introduction to OpenQuake, software installation, and few additional tools to enhance the user experience. After completing this module, we invite you to register for the online sessions of Module II.

 

Welcome to the OpenQuake community!

 
Slides:
VIDEO TUTORIAL:

This session provides a general overview of the OpenQuake-engine, its main calculators, and outputs.

 

Detailed information is available in the OQ manual. You can find all development features and updates in the OpenQuake-engine official website www.github.com/gem/oq-engine.

Visit the OpenQuake forum to see common questions and answers from a diverse group of users 

https://groups.google.com/g/openquake-users.

Main concepts:

The OpenQuake-engine, its calculators and outputs.

Duration:

20 minutes

 
SOFTWARE FOR ONLINE SESSIONS

For the OpenQuake online training sessions, in addition to installing the OpenQuake-engine, you should also install QGIS to facilitate the visualisation of the results (e.g, hazard and loss maps and curves).

Make sure to install all the tools before attending the online sessions!

For the online modules we will be using the OpenQuake 3.7 version. Visit the official website for other versions and additional information.

VIDEO TUTORIAL: OQ InstalLATION
1. INSTALL OPENQUAKE V3.7

Requirements: 4 GB of RAM (8 GB recommended), and at least 1.2 GB of free disk space

OQ 3.7 Windows installer

Requirement: Windows 7 / 8 / 10, 64-bit

OQ 3.7 MacOS installer

Requirement: Mac OS X 10.10 +

OQ 3.7 Linux installer

Requirement: GNU/Linux with bash, and libc version at least 2.14 (i.e. a distro not older than CentOS 6)

2. Install QGIS v.3.10+
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3. Install A TEXT EDITOR (OPTIONAL)

We recommend you to install a text editor with advanced editing options, for example:

Notepad ++ :

https://notepad-plus-plus.org/downloads/

Sublime Text:

https://www.sublimetext.com/3

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