EEFIT Mission report: Algarrobo, Chile
Date published

1 June 1988

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Free

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EEFIT Mission report: Algarrobo, Chile

Report
Date published

1 June 1988

Price

Free

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Report of the EEFIT Field Mission to Chile covering the 7.4 Mw earthquake of March 1985.

This report describes:

  • The area affected by the earthquake, including the topogragy, geology and tectonics
  • The seismological aspects, including strong motion records and intensity
  • The response of structures to the earthquake, including regulations, concrete, blockwork and wooden housing, steel frame structures, roads, bridges, docks, etc.

The conclusions detail lessons learnt from previous earthquakes implications for future great earthquakes in Chile.

Additional information

Format:
PDF
Pages:
86
Publisher:
EEFIT

Tags

Report Disaster mitigation, management & recovery Resilience Seismic & Vibration EEFIT

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