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Other recent research resulting from the Christchurch Earthquakes – including public policy, infrastructure, organizational resilience etc.

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I am regularly asked whether I have details of the latest papers for various disciplines relating to the Christchurch earthquakes. Here are the latest related references. A big thank you to all of those of you who keep me abreast of the research:

Impact of the Christchurch Earthquakes on the Electrical Power System Infrastructure A Massie, N R Watson (Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, Vol 44, No. 4. Dec 2011)

A review of the value of social media in countrywide disaster risk reduction public awareness strategies N Dufty – 2014

Lidar reveals uniform Alpine Fault offsets and bimodal plate boundary rupture behaviour, New Zealand GP De Pascale, MC Quigley, TRH Davies

Breaking news: Sign language interpreters on television during natural disasters R McKee – Interpreting, 2014

Measuring the Performance of Transportation Infrastructure Systems in Disasters: A Comprehensive Review R Faturechi, E Miller-Hooks – Journal of Infrastructure Systems, 2014

Liquefaction effects in the Central Business District of Christchurch J Bray, M Cubrinovski, J Zupan, M Taylor – Soil Liquefaction during Recent Large- …, 2014

Analysis of liquefaction characteristics at Christchurch strong motion stations L Wotherspoon, RP Orense, R Green, B Bradley, B Cox… – Soil Liquefaction during …, 2014

The Protracted Effect: Surveying Teachers’ Experiences in the Aftermath of the Christchurch Earthquakes JRC Kuntz – Natural Hazards Review, 2014

A Geospatial Liquefaction Model for Rapid Response and Loss Estimation J Zhu, D Daley, LG Baise, EM Thompson, DJ Wald… – Earthquake Spectra, 2014

Evaluation of the Liquefaction Potential Index for Assessing Liquefaction Hazard in Christchurch, New Zealand BW Maurer, RA Green, M Cubrinovski, BA Bradley – Journal of Geotechnical and …, 2014

The acceptability of risks from natural disasters DJ Higson – Risk Analysis IX, 2014

BUREAUCRATIC VALUES AND RESILIENCE: AN EXPLORATION OF CRISIS MANAGEMENT ADAPTATION A STARK – Public Administration, 2014

Re-conceptualising “Building Back Better” to Improve Post-Disaster Recovery S Mannakkara, S Wilkinson

The rise of atheism: what will a world without god be like? G Lawton – New Scientist, 2014

Building Resilience after a Natural Disaster: An Evaluation of a Parental Psycho-educational Curriculum T Powell, S Leytham – Australian Social Work, 2014

Organisational Resilience to Natural Disasters: New Zealand’s Experience A Chang-Richards, J Vargo, E Seville

Adapting to changing climate risk by local government: The role of institutions J Lawrence, F Sullivan, A Lash, G Ide, C Cameron…

Risk mitigation of post-earthquake fire in urban buildings B Behnam, M Skitmore, HR Ronagh – Journal of Risk Research, 2014

Tweeting ‘When Online is Off’? Opportunistically Creating Mobile Ad-hoc Networks in Response to Disrupted Infrastructure A Al-Akkad, C Raffelsberger, A Boden, L Ramirez…

Geotagging Twitter Messages in Crisis Management L Ghahremanlou, W Sherchan, JA Thom – The Computer Journal, 2014

The Effects of On-Going Seismic Activity on Air Quality in Canterbury, New Zealand ER Somervell, T Aberkane – Open Atmospheric Science Journal, 2014

Creating New Knowledge through Open Data: New Zealand’s Open Data Strategies E Neo, D Dorner, K Booth – 2014

Earthquake-induced rockfall hazard zoning A Valagussa, P Frattini, GB Crosta – Engineering Geology, 2014

Consideration of Resilience of Communities in Structural Design AM Reinhorn, GP Cimellaro

To cluster or not to cluster –post natural disaster relocation decisions of SMEs D Levy, H Cooper-Thomas, S Morrish, P Ballantine – 2014

Tremors and Tenants: Does earthquake proneness affect demand for office space? O Filippova, A Curtis – 2014

Orientation damage in the Christchurch cemeteries generated during the Christchurch earthquakes of 2010 F Martín-González, R Perez-Lopez… – EGU General Assembly …, 2014

Actor coordination in the disaster rebuild phase: an explorative case study of the 2010/11 Christchurch earthquakes MMJ Wilson, E Meriläinen

The role of schools in disaster settings: Learning from the 2010–2011 New Zealand earthquakes C Mutch – International Journal of Educational Development, 2014

TEACHING STATISTICS IN A CRISIS ZONE I David, H Seddon, J Harlow, J Brown

An ecopreneurs’ road to resilience after an earthquake JKK Dwyerᵇ, S Walton – 2014

Utilization of Crowdsourced Maps in Catastrophic Disasters M Hong – 2014

Introduction: The Third Meaning of Oral History M Kilburn – Oral History Forum d’histoire orale, 2014

SUBMISSION TO PRODUCTIVITY COMMISSION REVIEW OF DISASTER MANAGEMENT K Granger-Chairman, PD Risk – 2014

Low‐frequency earthquakes reveal punctuated slow slip on the deep extent of the Alpine Fault, New Zealand CJ Chamberlain, DR Shelly, J Townend, T Stern – Geochemistry, Geophysics, …, 2014

Global health and natural disaster alerts: preparing mobile phones to endure the unthinkable WJ Alonso, C Schuck-Paim, GR Asrar – Earth Perspectives, 2014

A dynamic growth model of macroalgae: application in an estuary recovering from treated wastewater and earthquake-driven eutrophication JS Ren, NG Barr, K Scheuer, DR Schiel, J Zeldis – Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf …, 2014

Using Regional Moment Tensors to Constrain the Kinematics and Stress Evolution of the 2010-2013 Canterbury Earthquake Sequence, South Island, New Zealand MW Herman, RB Herrmann, HM Benz, KP Furlong – Tectonophysics, 2014

Humanitarian Architecture: 15 stories of architects working after disaster E Charlesworth – 2014

The Prediction Problems of Earthquake System Science TH Jordan – Seismological Research Letters, 2014

What new liquefaction can teach us about old earthquakes: Evaluating the efficacy of paleoliquefaction analytics using modern analogs BW Maurer, RA Green, BA Bradley, M Cubrinovski – 2014

Investigating the role of temporary land uses in the Christchurch earthquake recovery W Parr – 2014

AFTERSHOCK RISKS SUCH AS THOSE DEMONSTRATED BY THE RECENT EVENTS IN NEW ZEALAND AND JAPAN N Shome, N Luco, MC Gerstenberger, OS Boyd… – 2014

Dancing earthquake science assists recovery from the Christchurch earthquakes CJ Egan, MC Quigley – Research in Dance Education, 2014

On-board object tracking control of a quadcopter with monocular vision AG Kendall, NN Salvapantula, KA Stol – Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS), 2014 …, 2014

COMPUTER SYSTEM TO VISUALIZE DATA FROM AN IP RIGHTS DATABASE T Haines – US Patent 20,140,176,557, 2014

The State of Healthcare Disaster Plans in New Zealand and the Sultanate of Oman: An International Comparative Analysis S Al-Shaqsi, R Gauld, D McBride, A Al-Kashmiri… – Advances in Emergency …, 2014

Micro-piles under dynamic horizontal excitation: Field tests and numerical modelling T Meier – An Introduction to Crime and Crime Causation, 2014

Report on an International Workshop on Cities’ Regeneration Processes: The Role of Entrepreneurs, Residents and Tourists: 19–20th September 2013, University du … G Whittam – Regions Magazine, 2014

Urban Growth under Ideological Contention: Balancing Politics and Pragmatism in New Zealand K Hartley, A Innsbruck – 2014

SUBMISSION TO PRODUCTIVITY COMMISSION REVIEW OF DISASTER MANAGEMENT K Granger – DIMENSIONS, 2014

Quantifying the Spatial Variability of Airborne Pollutants to Stormwater Runoff in different Land-Use Catchments LU Murphy, A O’Sullivan, TA Cochrane – Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, 2014

Seismic Shifts: The Canterbury earthquakes and public sector innovation J Ombler, S Washington – Future-Proofing the State

Governing the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery, 2010–2011: The debate over institutional design R Brookie – Future-Proofing the State

The Role of Post-Disaster Institutions in Recovery and Resilience: A comparative study of three recent disasters J Smart – Future-Proofing the State

Examining the Public Sector’s Responses to the Canterbury EarthquakesL Provost, H Broughton, A Neame – Future-Proofing the State

Building and Maintaining Trust in Public Institutions: Is this possible? M Petrie – Future-Proofing the State

GIS modelling in support of earthquake-induced rockfall and cliff collapse risk assessment in the Port Hills, Christchurch D Heron, B Lukovic, C Massey, W Ries, M McSaveney – Journal of Spatial Science, 2014

Neumann Series on the Recursive Moments of Copula-Dependent Aggregate Discounted Claims SN Mohd Ramli, J Jang – Risks, 2014

Earthquake preparedness in South Australia: recommendations based on previous earthquakes in Australia, New Zealand and the United States of America O Anikeeva, M Steenkamp, P Arbon

Conducting disaster damage assessments with Spatial Video, experts, and citizens E Lue, JP Wilson, A Curtis – Applied Geography, 2014

Housing the Workforce Following the Canterbury Earthquakes in New Zealand Y Chang-Richards, S Wilkinson, E Seville, D Brunsdon

Structural seismic attributes of Auckland’s commercial building stock KQ Walsh, PA Cummuskey, DY Dizhur, JM Ingham – … Zealand Society for Earthquake …, 2014

Dynamic Characteristics and Evaluation of Ground Response for Sands with Non-Plastic Fines MJ Arefi – 2014

Towards Sustainable Transport: The Effects of Policy and Initiatives on Travel Behaviour at the University of Canterbury 2000-2012 R Brosnahan – 2014

Zero Waste to Landfill: an Unacknowledged Supermegaproject  R Krausz – Lincoln Planning Review, 2014

Author: Sarah-Alice Miles

I believe in the enormous power of the human spirit and the power within each of us to effect major change. "The only triumph over evil is for good men [and women] to do nothing". Trained as a lawyer, psychotherapist and mediator. My goal is to make my voice heard for the causes in which I believe so as to improve and contribute to a more sustainable and equitable society. https://thechristchurchfiasco.wordpress.com/

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