Canterbury Earthquakes Sequence and Implications for Seismic Design
This research material and advice from GNS Science provides a detailed
account of the characteristics and severity of the recent Canterbury
earthquakes and the implications of these events for Christchurch and other
centres in New Zealand.
Owing to its large size, the report has been broken into the following
Executive Summary, Introduction, Background (.PDF) 1.5mb
Canterbury Earthquakes (.PDF) 1.7mb
3. Implications for
Christchurch (.PDF) 908kb
Implications, Conclusions, Acknowledgements, References, Appendices
1-5 (.PDF) 2.7mb
The executive summary gives a good overview of the contents of the
Submissions must be received by 30 September 2011.