Technical Reports - Canterbury Earthquake Sequence and implications for Seismic Design Levels

Posted 25 Aug 2011 by RoyalCommission Popular
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Canterbury Earthquakes Sequence and Implications for Seismic Design Levels

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 segments: 

1. Contents, Executive Summary, Introduction, Background (.PDF) 1.5mb

2. The Canterbury Earthquakes (.PDF) 1.7mb

3. Implications for Christchurch (.PDF) 908kb

4. National Implications, Conclusions, Acknowledgements, References, Appendices 1-5 (.PDF) 2.7mb

The executive summary gives a good overview of the contents of the report.

Submissions must be received by 30 September 2011.

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