EEFIT Mission Report: Christchurch, New Zealand earthquake of 22 February 2011
Date published

1 June 2011

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EEFIT Mission Report: Christchurch, New Zealand earthquake of 22 February 2011


EEFIT Mission Report: Christchurch, New Zealand earthquake of 22 February 2011
Date published

1 June 2011

Price

Free

First published

N/A

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Observations and findings from EEFIT's March 2011 reconnaissance mission to Christchurch and surrounding areas.

The mission’s purpose was to identify lessons in seismic design that can be learnt from the earthquake.

The report covers:

  • The region’s tectonics, historical seismicity, geology and geomorphology
  • The earthquake's seismological aspects
  • New Zealand’s building stock and design practice
  • Performance of buildings
  • Performance of lifelines
  • The earthquake's geotechnical aspects
  • Disaster management
  • Economic losses and insurance
  • Mission conclusions

Additional information

Format:
pdf
Pages:
123
Publisher:
IStructE

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Report Seismic & Vibration EEFIT

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