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After Ridgecrest earthquakes, NSF-funded researchers spearhead reconnaissance, data collection

West Lafayette, IN — Responding to the recent Searles Valley earthquakes in Southern California — an M6.4 on July 4 and an M7.1 shortly thereafter on July...

Informed Resiliency

Kinemetrics and its OasisPlus Earthquake Technology Looking at Hospital Deployments By Editorial staff First deployed in the United Arab Emirates at the Burj Khalifa in Dubai,...

Researchers propose new method to better assess building safety after an earthquake

Researchers at the Federal Polytechnic School of Lausanne’s (EPFL’s) Laboratory of Computer Science and Mechanics applied to Construction are proposing a new methodology that can bring more precision to structural evaluation of buildings following an earthquake.

How Mexico City will be rebuilt

The mission is to reconstruct safer buildings and provide financially feasible solutions for people who lost their homes. By H. Kit Miyamoto, Ph.D., S.E. It’s Sunday...

Assessing earthquake hazards

Images resulting from recent simulations at NERSC show the distribution of ground motion intensity across the San Francisco Bay Area region 10 seconds after...

Immediate occupancy performance codes

Devastation (left image) following the 1906 earthquake that dramatically impacted the economic and social growth of San Francisco compared with the “West Coast’s most...

Proven Connections

Earthquake lab shakes two-span, 70-foot-long bridge in accelerated bridge construction method test. Accelerated bridge construction methods were proved safe and ready for real-world application following...

Gangs, earthquakes, and pupusa

We are driving on a bumpy urban jungle road, right behind an armed police escort. Hot equatorial sun beats down on our black truck,...

Earthquake Response

The second INACHUS field test, held on May 31, 2017, in Lyon, France, demonstrated the project’s wide area surveillance solutions and collapse modeling tools...
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