The Chi-Chi, Taiwan earthquake of 21 September 1999
Report of the NZSEE reconnaissance team
This report on the 21 September 1999 Taiwan earthquake describes the event and its impacts, along with the observations of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering Reconnaissance Team. The report covers the effects of the earthquake on the ground, lifelines, buildings, bridges, other structures and the community. The emergency management response is outlined, along with the response of the earthquake engineering community. Lessons for New Zealand are presented and discussed.
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Copyright (c) 2000 D.R. Brunsdon , R. A. Davey, C. J. Graham , G. K. Sidwell, P. Villamor, R. H. White, J. X. Zhao
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