Tag Archives: Earthquake Afterthoughts

Earthquake Recovery Symposium

Greater Christchurch Regeneration Minister Megan Woods has announced an earthquake recovery symposium to be held in November. There is a news release concerning this on the Council’s website here. The news item in Tuesday’s Press says it “… will be … Continue reading

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Research: Evacuation procedures in big cities after massive earthquakes

The most recent Bulletin of the Tokyo Institute of Technology contains an article on Japanese research into evacuation procedures in big cities after major earthquakes. Based on the behaviour of individuals immediately after the 11th of March 2011 earthquake, the … Continue reading

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Earthquake Royal Commission – Building Management after Earthquakes

Today the Earthquake Royal Commission heard the first of two days of presentations from a number of specialists on building management after earthquakes. The following are extracts from the opening address from Mark Zarifeh, counsel assisting the Royal Commission. The … Continue reading

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Alpine fault

The website Science Daily has an article on the alpine fault (here). This news has been reported in New Zealand, but the Science Daily approach is less emotive. The introduction reads: A new study published in the journal Science, co-authored … Continue reading

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Earthquake Royal Commission – Building Management After Earthquakes

The Royal Commission have added a discussion paper Building Management After Earthquakes to their on-line library here. The discussion paper poses a series of questions and people may respond to the questions directly, respond to some but not others, or generally … Continue reading

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