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Table 3 The computed weight and rank values of vulnerability at location

From: A new GIS-based tsunami risk evaluation: MeTHuVA (METU tsunami human vulnerability assessment) at Yenikapı, Istanbul

Layers Weight Classes Ranking Rank (standardized) Weight × rank
Distance from shoreline 0.4833 <50 1 0.1 0.04833
50–100 2 0.2 0.09666
100–200 3 0.3 0.14499
200–300 6 0.6 0.28998
300–400 9 0.9 0.43497
≥400 10 1 0.48330
Geology 0.2917 Quaternary 1 1 0.02917
Miocene 3 0.3 0.08751
Carboniferous 10 0.1 0.29170
Elevation 0.1208 <3 1 0.1 0.01208
3–5 5 0.5 0.06040
5–8 8 0.8 0.09664
≥8 10 1 0.12080
Metropolitan use 0.1042 Extremely important places 1 0.1 0.01042
Assembly areas 2 0.2 0.02084
Cultural heritage 3 0.3 0.03126
Flat areas 4 0.4 0.04168
Buildings 10 1 0.10420