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The Latest Research (engineering, health and social) resulting from the Christchurch Earthquakes

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Once again thanks to all those of you who have contributed titles – the research keeps flowing….

I recommend the first title for policyholders. Vero states that there “is a tail of payments out to 2021 which includes allowance for delayed receipt of claims or invoices, potential issues with repairs or rebuilds already done, and so on.”

Four years on: Insurance and the Canterbury Earthquakes, Vero Insurance … During this time, New Zealand’s South Island endured a cruel sequence of severe and widespread earthquakes in the Canterbury region, including the deadly Christchurch earthquake in February 2011. … New Zealand Christchurch earthquake Feb 2011 15,476 0.73 …

The sinking city: Earthquakes increase flood hazard in Christchurch, New Zealand MW Hughes, MC Quigley, S van Ballegooy, BL Deam… – GSA Today, 2015 … The 22 February 2011 Christchurch earthquake caused 83% of eastern and central Christchurch  to subside further; 78% subsided up to 0.3 m, with localized areas exceeding 1 m. This event  also caused a clear signature of tectonic uplift (~0.45 m) around the Avon-Heathcote …

Planning for a night out: local governance, power and night-time in Christchurch, New Zealand: a thesis presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the … KM Johnston – 2014 … night-time economy is fulfilling a greater role in a CBD’s viability (Hobbs, Winlow, Hadfield, & Lister, 2005). In post-earthquake Christchurch it appears this ambiguity is worth enduring as bars and restaurants are now seen as vital components for the Page 20. Introduction 5 …

Recent volcanic and earthquake hazard and risk activities at GNS Science, New Zealand, and the Cities and Volcanoes Commission of IAVCEI G Leonarda – 2015 International Workshop on Earthquake and …, 2015 … process? From an emergency management and social impacts perspective, the Christchurch earthquakes have also highlighted the long duration, large magnitude, and complexity of the post-earthquake recovery effort. In the …

The effect of visualisation on the resource consent process: a case study in Christchurch City, BM Baird – 2014 … In Christchurch, the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) provides an open license virtual database for developers and the public to use; this is so the models and visualisations can be improved and seen by the public (CERA, 2014). Levy (1995, pp. …

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN EARLY CONTRACTOR INVOLVEMENT AND FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE IN 1 THE REBUILD OF CHRISTCHURCH’S , PS Botha, E Scheepbouwer – 2015 … Page 3. PS Botha & E. Scheepbouwer 3 INTRODUCTION 1 Following the first earthquake on September 4, 2010, Christchurch City suffered a substantial amount of 2 damage to its infrastructure. An emergency response program …

SURVEY OF KEY DECISION-MAKERS INVOLVED IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF MULTI-STOREY TIMBER BUILDINGS IN CHRISTCHURCH DURING 2013 AND … D Evison … Recent earthquake activity in Christchurch has increased the emphasis on building resilience and building in wood is seen to be an advantage because building repairs are expected to be relatively easy and quick for timber buildings. …  

Tsunami hazard, assessment and risk in Aotearoa-New Zealand: A systematic review AD 1868–2012 DN King – Earth-Science Reviews, 2015 … and related keywords used to identify relevant peer-reviewed articles, scientific reports, books (including historical narrative), and university theses were: tsunami* and zealand; tectonic* and tsunami* and zealand; fault* and tsunami* and zealand; earthquake* and tsunami* and …

Seismic sequence effects on three-dimensional reinforced concrete buildings M Hatzivassiliou, GD Hatzigeorgiou – Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 2015 … earthquakes. For example, one can mention the recent Christchurch (NZ) seismic sequence where the Canterbury Television and the Pyne Gould Corp. buildings were damaged due to the first strong earthquake (4 Sept. 2010 … 

Disability Performance in the Streets: Art Actions in Post-Quake ChristchurchP Kuppers – TDR/The Drama Review, 2015 … 2015 New York University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Disability Performance in the Streets Art Actions in Post-Quake Christchurch Petra Kuppers I am in Christchurch, Aotearoa/New Zealand, visiting and collaborating with performance friends. …

[PDF] SUITABILITY OF CFT COLUMNS FOR NEW ZEALAND MOMENT FRAMES P Chunhaviriyakul, GA MacRae, D Anderson… – … Society for Earthquake …, 2015 … Society for Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 48, No. 1, March 2015 1 Corresponding Author, Senior Structural Engineer, Worley Parsons NZ Ltd, New Plymouth, NZ, paul.chunha@gmail.com (Member) 2 Associate Professor, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, NZ, gregory … 

Seismic response of self-centering prestressed concrete moment resisting frames with web friction devices LL Song, T Guo, ZL Cao – Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 2015 … Considerable damage in RC frame buildings has been reported in past earthquakes, including the 1999 M7.6 Chi–Chi, Taiwan earthquake [1], the 2008 M8.0 Wenchuan, China earthquake [2], and the 2011 M6.3 Christchurch, New Zealand earthquake [3]. To reduce the …

FLOOR DIAPHRAGMS AND A TRUSS METHOD FOR THEIR ANALYSIS JM Scarry – Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake …, 2015 … Over 60% of the fatalities in the Christchurch earthquake on 22 February 2011 were due to the collapse of one modern building – the CTV Building. A major contributory factor to the collapse was the woefully deficient floor diaphragms. The …  

Seismic design of yielding structures on flexible foundations, M Moghaddasi, GA MacRae, JG Chase, M Cubrinovski… – Earthquake Engineering & …, 2015 … structures on flexible foundations, Earthquake Engng Struct. Dyn., doi: 10.1002/eqe.2556. Author Information. 1 Buildings & Places, AECOM, Auckland, New Zealand. 2 Department of Civil Natural Resources Engineering, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. 3 …

Validating Indicators of Disaster Recovery with Qualitative Research, C Dwyer, J Horney – PLoS Currents, 2014 … 19(5). pp. 557 – 580. 45. Freeman, C., M. Gollop, N. Taylor, K. Nairn (2012) Children and Young People’s Voices in the Aftermath of the Christchurch Earthquake. 6th Australasian Natural Hazards Management Conference, Christchurch, New Zealand. 46. …

Mitigation of Earthquake-Induced Liquefaction via Microbial Denitrification: A Two-Phase Process, E Kavazanjian Jr, ST O’Donnell … Page 2. Page 2 Christchurch, New Zealand area following the M 6.3 Christchurch earthquake of February 2011, over 12,000 single family residences with a total value of over $5B were abandoned and demolished due to liquefaction-induced damage (CERA 2013). … 

LIQUEFACTION ASSESSMENT FOR CRITICAL STRUCTURES, A Manne, DN Satyam … against liquefaction is determined. Flooded Locality due to severe liquefaction during 2011 Christchurch Earthquake Complete collapse of bridge during 2010 Chile earth- quake Ground displacement caused due to liquefaction causes the collapse of structures above …

Beyond Education: What Role can Schools Play in the Support and Protection of Children in Extreme Settings?, M SKOVDAL, C CAMPBELL … These include spontaneous school responses to an earthquake in New Zealand, community perceptions of school in Palestine, the interface between … five schools in Christchurch, New Zealand, responded to the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes that hit the region. …

Effect of soil flexibility on bridges subjected to spatially varying excitations B Li – 2014 … 2012) and the 2011 Christchurch earthquake (Chouw and Hao 2012). Pounding takes place as a consequence of the adjacent structures having an insufficient seismic gap to accommodate large relative closing displacements induced by the earthquakes. … 

Discursive Barriers to Sustainable Transport in New Zealand Cities, M Imran, J Pearce – Urban Policy and Research, 2015… Regional Council (known as Environment Canterbury) and Christchurch City Council are responsible for transport planning in Christchurch. Following the earthquakes in 2010 and 2011 central government established the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) to …

Assessing the Christchurch pedestrian environment for walkability and universal design K CURRY … The east half of the study area has been extensively developed since the earthquake, including a number of larger company offices, and some hospitality and retail. The western end of the study period is older. … approximately 19200 cars daily (Christchurch City Council, 2012) …

Seismic Performance of Cold-Formed Steel Wall Systems in a Full-Scale Building X Wang, E Pantoli, TC Hutchinson, JI Restrepo… – Journal of Structural …, 2015 … the building. The test building was subjected to a suite of earthquake input motions of increasing intensity, first while the building was isolated at its base, and subsequently while it was fixed to the shake table platen. This paper … 

Tall RC Buildings Environmentally Degradated and Strengthened by Cables Under Multiple Earthquakes: A Numerical Approach A Liolios, A Elenas, A Liolios, S Radev, K Georgiev… – Numerical Methods and …, 2015 … 1, pp. 27–46 (1989); Carr, AJ: RUAUMOKO – Inelastic Dynamic Analysis Program. University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, Department of Civil Engineering (2008); Chopra, AK: Dynamics of Structures: Theory and Applications to earthquake Engineering. … 

Dynamic Centrifuge Tests to Evaluate Reinforcing Mechanisms of Soil-Cement Columns in Liquefiable Sand D Rayamajhi, S Tamura, M Khosravi, RW Boulanger… – Journal of Geotechnical and …, 2015 … Two unimproved baseline models and two models improved with soil-cement columns were subjected to sine sweep and earthquake base motions of varying intensities to observe acceleration, pore pressure, lateral displacement, and settlement responses. …

Identifying Active Faults by Improving Earthquake Locations with InSAR Data and Bayesian Estimation: The 2004 Tabuk (Saudi Arabia) Earthquake Sequence W Xu, R Dutta, S Jónsson – Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 2015 … For example, the M w 6.2 Christchurch, New Zealand, earthquake, which took place in an area that was not considered particularly active, damaged more than 100,000 buildings and caused over 180 casualities (Kalkan, 2011). … 

Community gardens: growing plants or people? LJ Minchington – 2014 … was undertaken in the Christchurch/Selwyn district, in the aftermath of the Christchurch earthquakes of 2010-2011. This research utilised the technique of photo-elicitation interviews to study the meanings attributed to community gardening, in the post-earthquake environment. …

Air quality status report Christchurch airshed T Mallett – 2014 … In February 2011 Christchurch experienced a large earthquake, measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale, which caused significant damage to buildings and roads, and resulted in 186 deaths. Since the earthquake a number of houses …

 [HTML] A risk-mitigation approach to the management of induced seismicity JJ Bommer, H Crowley, R Pinho – Journal of Seismology, 2015 … However, because of the specific characteris- tics of induced earthquakes—which may occur in re- gions with little or no natural seismicity—the proce- dures used in standard earthquake engineering need adaptation and modification for application to induced seismicity. …   

Magnitude scaling factors in liquefaction triggering procedures RW Boulanger, IM Idriss – Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 2015 … We are working to restore this service as soon as possible and apologize for this inconvenience! Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering. Available online 31 January 2015. … Formulated to include dependency on soil characteristics and earthquake magnitude. • …

Flaming? What flaming? The pitfalls and potentials of researching online hostility EA Jane – Ethics and Information Technology … Unlike most other scholarship on the subject, McCosker does cite specific, sexually explicit, examples of online vitriol posted as comments on YouTube in response to footage of two events in New Zealand: a ‘flash haka’ 19 in Auckland; and the 2011 earthquake in Christchurch. …

Discussion on ‘a framework for the evaluation of ground motion selection and modification procedures’ by N. Simon Kwong, Anil K. Chopra, and Robin K. McGuire BA Bradley – Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics, 2015 … and modification procedures’ by N. Simon Kwong, Anil K. Chopra, and Robin K. McGuire, Earthquake Engng Struct. Dyn., doi: 10.1002/eqe.2544. Author Information. Department of Civil and Natural Resources Engineering, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. … 

[HTML] Patient Reactions after the Canterbury Earthquakes 2010-11: A Primary Care Perspective S Johal, Z Mounsey, R Tuohy, D Johnston – PLoS Currents … However the findings of research conducted by the ‘All Right?’ campaign 21 and a Christchurch Earthquake Recovery Authority Wellbeing Survey 22 indicate that Christchurch residents continue to experience negative effects as a result of the earthquakes. … 

Crisis Leadership in an Acute Clinical Setting: Christchurch Hospital, New Zealand ICU Experience Following the February 2011 Earthquake L Zhuravsky – Prehospital and Disaster Medicine Abstract Introduction On Tuesday, February 22, 2011, a 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck Christchurch, New Zealand. This qualitative study explored the intensive care units (ICUs) staff experiences and adopted leadership approaches to manage a large-scale crisis …

EXPERIMENTAL TESTING AND DESIGN OF BRB WITH BOLTED AND PINNED CONNECTIONS S Wijanto, GC Clifton – … THE NEW ZEALAND SOCIETY FOR EARTHQUAKE …, 2014 … research project. The Christchurch earthquake series has provided a comprehensive set of data that can be used in time history analyses of the designed structure, despite the work being outside the scope of this project. Hence, the … 

[PDF] POTENTIAL OF BUILDING INFORMATION MODELLING FOR SEISMIC RISK MITIGATION IN BUILDINGS DP Welch, TJ Sullivan, A Filiatrault – … NEW ZEALAND SOCIETY FOR EARTHQUAKE …, 2014 … The latter was unfortunately witnessed during the Christchurch earthquake sequence where multiple buildings were green-tagged following the September 2010 event and then collapsed during the February 2011 aftershock [60]. …   

Is there a tolerable level of risk from natural hazards in New Zealand?, PA Enright – Georisk: Assessment and Management of Risk for …, 2015 … and-data-sets/mortality-data-and-stats. View all references). However, this includes the deaths caused by the Christchurch earthquake of 22 February 2011, a disaster that was more catastrophic than a ‘once in a decade’ event. … 

Inelastic spectra to predict period elongation of structures under earthquake loading EI Katsanos, AG Sextos – Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics, 2015 … Research Article. Inelastic spectra to predict period elongation of structures under earthquake loading. EI Katsanos 1,2 and; AG Sextos 1,*. … Issue. Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics. Early View (Online Version of Record published before inclusion in an issue). … 

Exploring the impact of spatial correlations and uncertainties for portfolio analysis in probabilistic seismic loss estimationGA Weatherill, V Silva, H Crowley, P Bazzurro – Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 2015 … by many recent events such as, for exam- ple, L’Aquila (2009), Christchurch (2011) and Tohoku (2012). Within the current practice of seismic loss estimation in both academic and industry models, the modelling of spatial vari- ability of the earthquake ground motion input across …

[PDF] TECHNICAL NOTE TAUROA RESIDENTIAL SUBDIVISION: LANDSLIDE REMEDIATION AND HILL SLOPE STABILISATION FOR EARTHQUAKE RESISTANCE RC Gerbrandt – … THE NEW ZEALAND SOCIETY FOR EARTHQUAKE …, 2014 … “Earthquake Hazards in Hawke’s Bay: Initial Assessment”. Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences Ltd, Client Report 333901.10. 3 Bell, DH (1991). “Engineering Geology Report on Proposed Tauroa Subdivision – Havelock North”. University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New … 

[PDF] Seismic Vulnerability Assessment of Deficient RC Structures with Bar Pullout and Joint Shear Degradation  A Mushtaq, S Ali Khan, H Farooq Gabriel, S Haider – Advances in Civil Engineering, 2015 … Major earthquakes in last decade like Bhuj (2001) in India, Bam (2003) in Iran, Sumatra which caused Tsunami (2004), Kashmir (2005) in Pakistan, Haiti (2010), China (2010), Indonesia (2010), Chile earthquake and Tsunami (2010), and Christchurch- New Zealand (2011 …

Seismic fragility of lightly reinforced concrete frames with masonry infills, JS Jeon, JH Park, R DesRoches – Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics, 2015 … Copyright © 2015 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Issue. Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics. … How to Cite. Jeon J.-S., Park J.-H., and DesRoches R. (2015) Seismic fragility of lightly reinforced concrete frames with masonry infills, Earthquake Engng Struct. … 

[PDF] Concrete Futures 3-5 October 2013 RS HENRY, Y LU, JM INGHAIVI … “Seismic performance of reinforced concrete buildings in the 22 February Christchurch (Lyttelton) earthquake.” Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, 44(4), 239-278. Structural Engineering Society of New Zealand (SESOC). (2011). …

Response and early recovery following 4 September 2010 and 22 February 2011 canterbury earthquakes: Societal resilience and the role of governance L Mamula-Seadon, I McLean – International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 2015 … corresponding governance, and their relevance for societal resilience (1); introduces the New Zealand disaster management governance framework and compares this framework with the arrangements established following 22 February 2011 Christchurch earthquake (2); and … 

The use of social media in countrywide disaster risk reduction public awareness strategies N Dufty – … Journal of Emergency Management (refereed article), 2015 … 2012), 2011 Christchurch earthquake in New Zealand (Bruns & Burgess 2012), 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami (Hjorth & Kim 2011), 2012 Hurricane Sandy (Lotan 2012) and Typhoon Haiyan that hit the Philippines in 2013. … 

Earthquakes and Pavement Resilience B Pidwerbesky, J Waters, D Alabaster – 2015 … earthquake which caused significant liquefaction and slope failures, followed by over 10,000 aftershocks and major earthquakes during the next 18 months. An investigation was carried out to assess the performance of various pavement structures used in Christchurch and … 

Low-damage earthquake-resistant structures achieved through movability and ductility N CHOUW – Construction Materials and Structures: Proceedings of …, 2014 … The 2011 Christchurch earthquake showed that well-designed structures indeed behaved as anticipated. … References [1] N. Chouw, H. Hao, Pounding damage to buildings and bridges in the 22 February 2011 Christchurch earthquake. … 

Building contents sliding demands in elastically responding structures SL Lin, GA MacRae, RP Dhakal, TZ Yeow – Engineering Structures, 2015 … of Civil and Natural Resources Engineering, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. Received 1 November 2013, Revised 20 December 2014 … The median total sliding from earthquake motions was represented well by the sliding spectra based on impulse loading. …

Community Health and Disaster Recovery KR Ronan, B Kelly, J LeBlanc, S Burke – Community-Oriented Health Services: …, 2014 … response and recovery. Thus, in Christchurch, working in real time, Yin, Lampert, Cameron, and Power (2013) correlated the number of tweets during the September 2010 earthquake and aftershocks, with the number of tweets 

Control of style-of-faulting on spatial pattern of earthquake-triggered landslides T Gorum, EJM Carranza – International Journal of Environmental Science and … … 83:144–160; Kaiser A, Holden C, Beavan J, Beetham D, Benites R, Celentano A, Collett D, Cousins J, Cubrinovski M, Dellow D, Denys P, Motagh M, Pondard N, McVerry G, Ristau J, Stirling M, Thomas J, Uma SR, Zhao J (2012) The M w 6.2 Christchurch earthquake of February … 

[PDF] GLOBAL ASSESSMENT OF HUMAN LOSSES DUE TO EARTHQUAKES V SILVA, K JAISWAL, G WEATHERILL, H CROWLEY … New Zealand. An investment of 6 million $US in seismic strengthening and retrofitting of the distribution network saved an estimated 36 million $US in Christchurch earthquake of 2011 (UNISDR, 2013). Earthquakes have caused … 

[PDF] Snow Tweets: Emergency Information Dissemination in a US County During 2014 Winter Storms J Bonnan-White, J Shulman, A Bielecke … earthquakes in Christchurch, New Zealand 5, and the 2011 earthquake and tsunami that devastated areas of Japan 6. Much of this work has concentrated on large-scale national or international events. Smaller, more Snow Tweets: Emergency Information …

Using remote sensing for building damage assessment: the geocan study and validation for the 2011 Christchurch  earthquake R Foulser-Piggott, R Spence, R Eguchi, A King – Earthquake Spectra, 2014 This study explores the performance of GEOCAN, a remote-sensing and crowdsourcing platform for assessing earthquake damage, by using geo-referenced ground-based damage assessments. This paper discusses methods for the application of remote sensing in post- …

… landscape architecture in designing for urban transformations and adaption after disaster: a design-directed inquiry within the context of post-earthquake Christchurch N Copley – 2014 Millions of urban residents around the world in the coming century will experience severe landscape change–including increased frequencies of flooding due to intensifying storm events and impacts from sea level rise. For cities, collisions of environmental change with …

[PDF] Scaling constraints to detect pre-seismic acceleration: A record-breaking framework for earthquake predictability MR Yoder, DL Turcotte, JB Rundle – Tectonophys.,(under revision), 2014 … In fact, the 2010 and 2011 Darfield-Christchurch earthquakes illustrate that a moderate size m ≈ 6 af- tershock can cause far more destruction than its much larger m ≈ 7 parent mainshock. In light of the multi-scale 1/f nature of earthquake sequences, …

Analytical and numerical investigations on the vertical seismic site response B Han, L Zdravkovic, S Kontoe – 2014 … The strong vertical ground motion observed at the Christchurch Cathedral College station (the CCCC sta- tion) from the Christchurch Earthquake (New Zealand, … Bradley, B. 2012. Recorded ground motions from the 22 February 2011 Christchurch earthquake. … 

[PDF] Thro’the een o’caer leevers M Amaral – 2014 … Stephanie Sparrow On 22 nd of February 2011 I experienced an earthquake of magnitude 6.3 in Christchurch, New Zealand, where I had planned to spend three months studying mental health and attending a course in research methodology at the University of Canterbury. … 

Christchurch neonatal conference 2014 LFNEW ZEALAND … Figures. Fig. 1. Christchurch City Centre, then and now. http://www.rebuildchristchurch. co.nz/blog/2014/11/new-photo-book-compares-christchurch-pre-earthquake-to-2014. There could not have been a more significant location …

Seismic Behavior of Connections Subjected to Punching Shear in Flat-Slab Systems, S Setia, S Kalyani – Journal of Engineering and Technology, 2015 … 2.1 Seismic failures of flat-slab systems in past earthquakes The February 2011 Christchurch earthquake saw a pancake collapse of the Smiths City Dundas St. car park due to punching shear failure of the slab column connections has been shown in [Figure 1]. …

Ground motion selection for scenario ruptures using the generalised conditional intensity measure (GCIM) method K Tarbali, BA Bradley – Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics, 2015 … for scenario ruptures using the generalised conditional intensity measure (GCIM) method, Earthquake Engng Struct. Dyn., doi: 10.1002/eqe.2546. Author Information. Department of Civil and Natural Resources Engineering, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. … 

[PDF] A Comparative Study for Seismic Performance of RC Moment Resisting Frame with Steeland FRP Reinforcement AE Morshed … al., 2014).During Christchurch earthquake sequence (2010-2011), many RC structureswhose structural integrity was questionable after main shock event, collapsed during strongaftershock because of permanent damage to steel reinforcement (Weng et. al. 20111). …

Self‐reported preparedness of New Zealand acute care providers to mass emergencies before the Canterbury Earthquakes: A national survey S AlShaqsi, R Gauld, D McBride, A AlKashmiri… – Emergency Medicine …, 2015  … to several national domestic mass emergencies, such as the Canterbury Earthquakes 2010/2011 (also known as Christchurch Earthquakes), and … Zeitzc K, Hooperd C, Williamse J, Thitchenerf J. Australian nurses volunteering for the Sumatra-Andaman earthquake and tsunami …

Disaster Law Working Paper Series M Le-Ngoc – 2015 … 10 earthquake in Sichuan found increases in psychological aggression and physical violence. 61 Following Christchurch earthquake in New Zealand, the police reported an increase in domestic violence. This increase was confirmed by women’s refuges reports.62 A scientific …

Experimental Evaluation of Seismic Performance of Squat RC Structural Walls with Limited Ductility Reinforcing Details B Li, Z Pan, W Xiang – Journal of Earthquake Engineering, 2015  … Currently, although several experimental investigations [Mestyanek, 19867. Mestyanek, JM [1986] “The earthquake of resistance of reinforced concrete structural walls of limited ductility,” Master Thesis, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. … 

[PDF] Briefing: Affirming alliancing procurement for Christchurch rebuild, New Zealand JLM BEng, UK Morecambe … Scirt comprises three owner participants – Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA), New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) and Christchurch City Council (CCC), along with five non-owner participants (NOPs) named on Figure 1 as delivery teams. …

Emerging Issues on Resourcing for Christchurch Rebuild IS Piri, S Wilkinson, AY Chang-Richards – Proceedings of the 4th New Zealand Built …, 2014 … and Recovery Following the Canterbury Earthquakes, Earthquake Spectra, Volume 1, pages 555-575, February 2014, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute Piri, IS, Wilkinson, S. and Chang-Richards, AY (2014). Emerging Issues on Resourcing for Christchurch Rebuild. …  

Author’s reply to discussion on: probabilistic risk analysis of structural impact in seismic events for linear and nonlinear systems JG Chase, F Boyer, GW Rodgers, G Labrosse… – Earthquake Engineering & …, 2015 … on: probabilistic risk analysis of structural impact in seismic events for linear and nonlinear systems, Earthquake Engng Struct. Dyn., doi: 10.1002/eqe.2531. Author Information. 1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. 2 …  

Capacity Evaluation of Suspended Ceiling Components, Part 1: Experimental Studies S Soroushian, EM Maragakis, C Jenkins – Journal of Earthquake Engineering, 2015 … [2011]. “Reducing the Risks of Nonstructural Earthquake Damage: A Practical Guide”, Redwood City, CA. View all references], and the 2011 Christchurch [New Zealand] earthquake [Gilani et al., 201310. Gilani, A. SJ., Takhirov, S., and Tedesco, L. [2013]. …

Heritage Buildings-Seismic Risk Management A Structural Engineer’s Perspective HFA Beer, M Spencer … Community concern about life safety is understandable given 185 people [1] died as a result of the 22 February 2011 Christchurch earthquake. Economic interests also have to be considered. … Figure 4: Colombo Street, Christchurch after the February 2011 earthquake. …

Improving Seismic Performance of Masonry Structures with Openings by Polypropylene Bands and L-Shaped Reinforcing Bars S Nayak, SC Dutta – Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 2015 … Kobe, 1995; Chi Chi, 1999; Pakistan, 2005; L’Aquila, 2009; Haiti, 2010; Chile, 2010; Tohoku, 2011; and Christchurch, 2011) showed … 1. Damage to masonry buildings with openings during different earthquakes: (a) 1993 Killari earthquake (reprinted from Sinha and Brzev 2002 … 

Masonry infills and RC frames interaction: literature overview and state of the art of macromodeling approachF Di Trapani, G Macaluso, L Cavaleri, M Papia – European Journal of Environmental …, 2015 … University of Canterbury, Christchurch. View all references), investigated the influence of different multiple strut configurations in structural response. In a further work, Crisafulli and Carr (200715. … Bulletin of the New Zealand Society of Earthquake Engineering, 40, 69–77. … 

[PDF] Learning from Failures: Using Historical Engineering Projects to Teach Better Professional Engineering Skills G Koorey

… Dunedin (1979) Eschede Hi-Speed Train Disaster, Germany (1998) Sydney Cross City Tunnel Toll Road, NSW (2000’s) New Orleans levee failures (2005) Central Artery/Tunnel Project, Boston (1991-2007) Ballantyne’s Fire, Christchurch (1947) Napier Earthquake Fire (1931 …

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… During the 2009 L’Aquila earthquake in Italy and the 2011 Christchurch earthquake in New Zealand, a pounding incidence between two neighboring buildings was reported as shown in Fig. … b The 2011 Christchurch earthquake in New Zealand …

Higher Hourly Cost Compensation for Heavy Equipment Used in Demolition Activity

M Shaurette – International Journal of Construction Education and …, 2015

… Disasters such as the destruction of the World Trade Center in New York and the response needed for massive earthquake destruction in Christchurch New Zealand demonstrate the need to have valid T&M demolition rates before the demolition work is required. … 

[PDF] TIMBER RIVET CONNECTIONS P ZARNANI, P QUENNEVILLE … Evaluation of timber buildings damaged after extreme wind and earthquake events have shown that weak connections are one of the major causes of problem (Smith and Foliente 2002). … 1.2.3.2 Trimble Bldg in Christchurch In another project by TimberLab Solutions Ltd. …

Out-of-plane in situ testing of masonry cavity walls in as-built and improved conditions K Walsh, D Dizhur, J Shafaei, H Derakhshan, J Ingham – Proc., Australian Earthquake …, 2014 … Performance of Masonry Buildings and Churches in the 22 February 2011 Christchurch Earthquake. Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering. … Performance of Unreinforced Masonry Buildings during the 2010 Darfield (Christchurch, NZ) Earthquake. … 

[PDF] Seismic hazard maps and D Slejko … hazard maps. Open—File Report 02- 420, US Geol. Surv., Denver, 33 pp. Fry B., Benites R. and Kaiser A.; 201]: The character of accelerations in the MW 6.2 Christchurch earthquake. Seism. Res. Lett., 82, 846-852. Fujiwara …

Using Shipping Containers to Provide Temporary Housing in Post-disaster Recovery: Social Case Studies G Zhang, S Setunge, S van Elmpt – Procedia Economics and Finance, 2014 … This research takes a qualitative approach, focusing particularly on case studies of temporary housing experiences following the Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the Christchurch Earthquake in 2011 and a field study of 2009 Black Saturday bushfire-affected communities in Victoria … 

[HTML] Shakes, Rattles and Roll Outs: The Untold Story of Māori Engagement with Community Recovery, Social Resilience and Urban Sustainability in Christchurch, New … C Kenney, S Phibbs – Procedia Economics and Finance, 2014 … Pensioner sleeps Rough to make a stand (Downloaded March 21, 2014 from http://www.stuff. co.nz/the-press/news/christchurch-earthquake-2011/6827016/Pensioner-sleeps-rough-to-make- stand. ECan Environment Canterbury, 2013; ECan Environment Canterbury, 2013. … 

Design of earthquake-resilient wastewater pipelines in New Zealand M Serrano-Lopez, I Garcia-Sampedro, P Carter – 2014 … Abstract: Between 2010 and 2011 Christchurch, which is the second biggest city in New Zealand, has faced incredible challenges. The 6.3 magnitude earthquake that ripped through the city in February 2011 was the most destructive to strike a New Zealand city in 80 years. …  

[HTML] What about Us? Reported Experiences of Disabled People Related to the Christchurch Earthquakes S Phibbs, G Good, C Severinsen, E Woodbury… – Procedia Economics and …, 2014 … Preliminary observations of the impacts of the 22 February Christchurch Earthquake had on organisations and the economy: A report from the field (22 February – 22 March 2011). Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, 44(2): 65-77. …

Vulnerability of Industrial Components to Soil Liquefaction G Lanzanoa, FS de Magistrisa, E Salzanob… – 2014 … 2013). 422 Page 3. a) b) c) Figure 1: Damage to industrial components induced by liquefaction during recent earthquakes: a) steel buried pipelines in the Christchurch (NZ) earthquake in 2011 (Yamada et al. 2011); b) uplift of … 

Broken chimneys G Weaver – 2014 … Abstract: Following a devastating 6.3 earthquake in Christchurch, the home town of ceramicist Cheryl Lucas, the now familiar sight of damaged and broken chimneys emerged. As the city began to pick up the pieces, Lucas was asked to play her unique part in the rebuild. … 

[HTML] The Role of Urban Built Heritage in Qualify and Quantify Resilience. Specific Issues in Mediterranean City E Currà – Procedia Economics and Finance, 2014 … Quantification of seismic resilience, in: Proceedings of the 8th National Conference of Earthquake Engineering. pp. 18-22. … International Forum for Engineering Decision Making (IFED), University of Canterbury, Christchurch. …

Developing a comprehensive model of hazard preparedness: Lessons from the Christchurch earthquake D Paton, E Anderson, J Becker, J Petersen – International Journal of Disaster Risk …, 2014 Abstract Large, damaging earthquakes are rare. When they occur, they do so without warning. This makes being prepared for such occurrences important. However, the rarity of the events makes it difficult for people to fully understand the hazard consequences they … 

Knowledge management and tourism recovery (de) marketing: the Christchurch earthquakes 2010–2011 C Orchiston, JES Higham – Current Issues in Tourism, 2014 … its nature-based tourism product (eg geothermal, alpine and scenic), the country is inherently vulnerable to natural disasters, with the potential for earthquake and tsunami events being prominent in the public consciousness since the recent Christchurch earthquake, and Japan …  

Investigation of the reliability of nonlinear modeling approaches to capture the residual displacements of RC columns under seismic loading A Moshref, M Tehranizadeh, M Khanmohammadi – Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 2014 … It is common that a large earthquake is followed with considerable number of aftershocks. The buildings that are damaged from main shock are susceptible to suffer excessive damage and even collapse inferred from aftershocks. … Structures in Christchurch, New Zealand … 

[PDF] A Precision and Bias Study Of Four Masonry Flexural Stress Bond Wrenches JM Nichols – Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New … … Masonry cracks and falls causing crush injuries and death. The 1989 Newcastle earthquake redemonstrated this problem as did the recent tragic event in Christchurch, NZ. … Ingham, JM, Emails on the Christchurch Earthquake Deaths (2011), Auckland. …  

[PDF] Global earthquake and volcanic eruption risk management activities, volcanic hazard assess-ment support system and Asia-Pacific region hazard mapping project in … S Takarada, JC Bandibas, Y Ishikawa … The First Workshop on Asia-Pacific Region Global Earthquake and Volcanic Eruption Risk Management (G-EVER1) was held in Tsukuba … Participants were deeply saddened by recent disasters that occurred in Sumatra, Christchurch and Tohoku, but were also encouraged by … 

Dynamics of the Rocking Frame with Vertical Restrainers N Makris, MF Vassiliou – Journal of Structural Engineering, 2014 … Therefore, in a strong earthquake irreparable damage to structures is inevitable with this design philosophy. … examples may be found in New Zealand: the South Rangitikei Railway Bridge (Beck and Skinner 1973), and an industrial chimney at the Christchurch Airport (Sharpe …

A social justice lens to examine refugee populations affected by disasters J Marlowe – 2014 … After the February 22, 2011 Christchurch earthquake, Somali women for instance began cooking for the responders and helped the police. The Ethiopian community worked with the local council to relocate their destroyed church so that the community could work together. …  

A social work lens for a disaster-informed curriculum C Adamson – 2014 … VIC: Cengage. Corin, C. (2011). The Christchurch hospital social work service response in the first hours after the Christchurch earthquake of 22nd February 2011. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work, 23(3), 58–62. Cutter, SL …

Sense of placelessness on the Christchurch periphery post-earthquake N Williams – 2014 Following the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes Christchurch is undergoing extensive development on the periphery of the city. This has been driven in part by the large numbers of people who have lost their homes. Prior to the earthquakes, Christchurch was already …

[PDF] Earthquake weather and other tentative correspondences L McLauchlan, S Treadwell – Interstices: Journal of Architecture and Related Arts, 2014 … Anything, 132-139. Evans, S. (2011). Christchurch earthquake – New Zealanders begin to count the cost. World Posts Plus News Service. Retrieved from http://wppts.com/christchurch-earthquake- new-zealanders-begin-to-count-the-cost/365921/ Hiddleson, J. (2010). …

Religiosity in times of insecurity: an analysis of Irish, Spanish and Portuguese European Social Survey data, 2002-12 AE Healy, M Breen – Irish Journal of Sociology, 2014 … Chen concluded that religious intensity is caused by economic distress. Sibley and Bulbulia (2012) also concluded that crisis impacts religiosity when analysing religious faith in Christchurch, New Zealand after the earthquake of 2011. … 

[PDF] Shigeru Ban: Cardboard Cathedral; Andrew Barrie T Daniell – Interstices: Journal of Architecture and Related Arts, 2014 … At least since his first post-earthquake cardboard church (built in Kobe in 1995), Shigeru Ban has seemed to represent the hope of … The Cardboard Cathedral is an optimistic symbol for Christchurch’s traumatised citizens and an international statement of the city’s ongoing vitality. …

The development of new tourism networks to respond to and recover from the 2011 Christchurch earthquake. S Becken, N Scott, BW Ritchie, K Campiranon – Tourism crisis and disaster …, 2015 Abstract After examining the new tourism networks that developed as a response to and during recovery from the 2011 Christchurch earthquake, this chapter suggests that tourism businesses have to work collaboratively with different organizations to recover and ensure …

[PDF] ECONOMICS of RESILIENT INFRASTRUCTURE E Seville, S Giovinazzi, J Stevenson, J Vargo, C Brown – 2014

… this research has found evidence that organisations with these resilience attributes were better prepared, could function for longer with disrupted services, and were more likely to be able to meet customer demand a year after the 22nd February, 2011 Christchurch earthquake. … 

[HTML] Effect of monthly vitamin D3 supplementation in healthy adults on adverse effects of earthquakes: randomised controlled trial S Slow, CM Florkowski, ST Chambers, PC Priest… – BMJ, 2014 … The primary endpoint in the current analysis was the self reported effects and overall adverse impact of the Christchurch earthquakes as assessed by questionnaire four months after the most destructive earthquake on 22 February 2011, which was used as the index event. …

CPT-based analysis of liquefaction and re-liquefaction following the Canterbury earthquake sequence J Lees, RH Ballagh, RP Orense, S van Ballegooy – Soil Dynamics and Earthquake …, 2015 … Although structural failure of commercial buildings led to the greatest casualties in the Mw 6.2 Christchurch earthquake, by far the most significant damage to residential buildings and lifelines
in all the earthquake events was the result of liquefaction and associated ground …

Reconstruction Following Earthquake Disasters S Wilkinson, AY Chang-Richards, JOB Rotimi – Encyclopedia of Earthquake …, 2014 … in post-earthquake recovery. Resilient Organisations research report 2012/08. Resilient  Organisations, The University of British Columbia, The University of Canterbury, Christchurch;  Tenants Protection Association (Christchurch) (2013) TPA (CHCH) Rental Survey 2013: a study …

Economic Recovery Following Earthquakes Disasters E Seville, J Vargo, I Noy – Encyclopedia of Earthquake Engineering, 2014www.spur.org. Retrieved 12 May 2013; Stevenson JR, Kachali H, Whitman Z, Seville E, Vargo  J (2011) Preliminary observations of the impacts the 22 February Christchurch earthquake on  organisations and the economy: a report from the field (22 February – 22 March 2011). …

[PDF] STRUCTURAL DESIGN PE Ramon Gilsanz, F SEI – STRUCTURE, 2015 … Figure 2. Liquefaction damage to New Zealand highways during the 2011 Christchurch Earthquake. Courtesy of NZ Raw, 2011. STRUCTURE ® magazine Copyright Page 2.
STRUCTURE magazine March 2015 15 Types of Seismic Waves … 

Remote Sensing in Seismology: An Overview S Stramondo – Encyclopedia of Earthquake Engineering, 2014 … IEEE Geosci Remote Sens Lett 8(1):49–53 CrossRef; Stramondo S, Kyriakopoulos C, Bignami  C, Chini M, Melini D, Moro M, Picchiani M, Saroli M, Boschi E (2011b) Did the September 2010  (Darfield) earthquake trigger the February 2011 (Christchurch) event? … 

Economic Impact of Seismic Events: Modeling G McDonald, N Smith, C Murray – Encyclopedia of Earthquake Engineering, 2014… Christchurch; Leontief W (1941) The structure of the American economy, 1919–1929. Harvard  University Press, Cambridge, MA; Miles S, Chang SE (2007) Simulation model of urban disaster  recovery and resilience: implementation for the 1994 Northridge earthquake: MCEER … 

Damage to Infrastructure: Modeling I Kongar, S Giovinazzi – Encyclopedia of Earthquake Engineering, 2014 … Title Damage to Infrastructure: Modeling Reference Work Title Encyclopedia of Earthquake  Engineering Pages pp 1-14 Copyright 2014 DOI … 6. Department of Civil and Natural Resources  Engineering, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 8140, Christchurch, New Zealand. …

[PDF] Comparing the direct human impact of natural disasters for two (surprisingly similar) cases—the Christchurch earthquake and Bangkok flood of 2011 I Noy – 2015 The standard way in which disaster damages are measured involves examining separately  the number of fatalities, of injuries, of people otherwise affected, and the financial damage  that natural disasters cause. Here, we implement a novel way to aggregate these separate

Earthquake Disaster Recovery: Leadership and Governance L Mamula-Seadon – Encyclopedia of Earthquake Engineering, 2014 Department; CERA, Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (2012a) Recovery  strategy for greater Christchurch: Mahere Haumanutanga o Waitaha. CERA. http://cera.govt.nz/recovery-strategy/overview/read-the-recovery-strategy;

Timber Structures G Thomas – Encyclopedia of Earthquake Engineering, 2014 Civil Engineering Research report 91/2. University of Canterbury, Christchurch; Thomas  GC, Kim B, Beattie GJ, Shelton RA, Sim DA (2013) Lessons from the performance of  houses in the Canterbury earthquake sequence of 2010–11.

Numerical evaluation of the post-earthquake fire resistance of CFRP-strengthened reinforced concrete joints based on experimental observations B Behnam, HR Ronagh, PJ Lim – European Journal of Environmental and Civil …, 2015 200351. Taylor, J. (2003). Post earthquake fire in tall buildings and the New Zealand  building code (Master of Science research). University of Canterbury, Christchurch,  New Zealand. View all references). Recorded experiences

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https://thechristchurchfiasco.wordpress.com/2014/08/06/latest-health-research-as-a-result-of-the-christchurch-earthquakes/

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