An overlooked hazard can cause damage weeks after an earthquake strikes

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An overlooked hazard can cause damage weeks after an earthquake strikes

Post by salsinawi » Sat Oct 16, 2021 2:20 pm

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An overlooked hazard can cause damage weeks after an earthquake strikes


POSTED ON OCTOBER 5, 2021 BY TEMBLOR
Following the 1999 Chi-Chi earthquake in Taiwan, buildings were found precariously balanced on a slope. New modeling shows how to better plan for such damage.

By Judith Hubbard, Ph.D. (@JudithGeology) and Rishav Mallick, Earth Observatory of Singapore

Citation: Hubbard, J. and Mallick, R., 2021, An overlooked hazard can cause damage weeks after an earthquake strikes, Temblor, http://doi.org/10.32858/temblor.212

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