Immediate field damage reconnaissance

  • B. H. Falconer Earthquake and War Damage Commission, Wellington, New Zealand
  • G. J. Lensen N. Z. Geological Survey, Lower Hutt, New Zealand


For some hours following the 5.24 a.m. May 24 earthquake, information reaching Wellington from the West Coast of the South Island was fragmentary. The available information was interchanged verbally following the normal morning opening of offices, and a decision was made for a field reconnaissance.

How to Cite
Falconer, B. H., & Lensen, G. J. (1969). Immediate field damage reconnaissance
. Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, 2(1), 27-31.