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Building design in wake of Canterbury quakes

Dacia Herbulock posted in on June 29th, 2011.

What does earthquake damage to buildings and structures during the Christchurch earthquakes mean for building design in the future? A new information paper launched today brings together the science and engineering expertise of several organisations — the Royal Society of New Zealand (RSNZ), the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ), the Structural Engineering Society […]

Seismologists on Christchurch quakes

John Kerr posted in on June 14th, 2011.

Following yesterday’s two earthquakes in Canterbury, the media sought out experts to explain what happened and, perhaps more importantly, was is going to happen beneath the city of Christchurch. The news reports below detail the response of seismologists to the strong aftershocks experienced yesterday and warnings of future aftershocks. Media coverage: New Zealand Herald: Swarm […]

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