EEFIT Mission Report: The Tohoku earthquake and tsunami of 11 March 2011
Date published

3 December 2011

First published: N/A

Price
Free
Access Resource

Added to basket

Back to Previous

EEFIT Mission Report: The Tohoku earthquake and tsunami of 11 March 2011

Report
EEFIT Mission Report: The Tohoku earthquake and tsunami of 11 March 2011
Date published

3 December 2011

First published

N/A

Price

Free

Access Resource

This report describes the geological conditions and details observations relating to the earthquake and tsunami effects on local structures.

The EEFIT Mission team detail the underlying geological conditions which lead to the earthquake and tsunami, including the rupture zone, tectonics, coastal morphology and tsunami severity.

The report also includes details of:

  • Field observations on tsunami damage to buildings
  • Field observations on geotechnical effects
  • Effects of the earthquake and tsunami on the energy sector and other industries
  • Tsunami preparedness, warning and evacuation
  • Observations on relief and recovery
  • The use of geospatial data for damage mapping and disaster management

Additional information

Format:
pdf
Pages:
204
Publisher:
EEFIT

Tags

Report Resilience Structural failure Seismic & Vibration Structural Behaviour EEFIT

Related Resources & Events

Report
A structure damaged by the 2011 Tohoku earthquake

EEFIT Mission Report: Recovery two years after the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami

EEFIT return to the site of the Great East Japan Earthquake to examine the recovery and reconstruction efforts.

Date - 1 December 2013
Price - Free
Report
A structure damaged by the Kumamoto Japan earthquakes of 2016

EEFIT Mission Report: Kumamoto Japan Earthquakes of 14 - 16 April 2016

This report details the geological conditions which caused the 6.1Mw earthquake and the effects on the region.

Date - 11 August 2017
Price - Free
Report
Damaged building following 2009 earthquake in Sumatra

EEFIT Mission report: Sumatra, Indonesia

This preliminary EEFIT Field Mission report details the effects of the 7.6 Mw earthquake which struck Sumatra on 30 September 2009.

Date - 1 December 2009
Price - Free