Northridge earthquake reconnaissance report

Report of the NZNSEE reconnaissance team on the 17 January 1994 Northridge, Los Angeles earthquake

  • J. A. Norton Hutt City Council, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
  • A. B. King BRANZ, Porirua, New Zealand
  • D. K. Bull University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • H. E. Chapman Works Consultancy Services Ltd, Wellington, New Zealand
  • G. H. McVerry GNS Science, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
  • T. J. Larkin University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
  • K. C. Spring Connell Wagner Consultants, Wellington, New Zealand

Abstract

This report describes the observations and assessments of the team members on the effects of the earthquake on the ground, buildings and other structures, lifelines and the local community. Comment is made on the response to the earthquake and lessons are drawn for the New Zealand situation.

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Published
1994-12-31
How to Cite
Norton, J. A., King, A. B., Bull, D. K., Chapman, H. E., McVerry, G. H., Larkin, T. J., & Spring, K. C. (1994). Northridge earthquake reconnaissance report. Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, 27(4), 235-344. https://doi.org/10.5459/bnzsee.27.4.235-344
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