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Residential Ground Improvement: Findings from trials to manage liquefaction vulnerability

The Canterbury Earthquake Sequence of 2010-2011 triggered widespread liquefaction. In some areas this resulted in consequential land and building damage.     The Ground Improvement Programme is an...

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A wealth of data

The Canterbury Geotechnical Database is an online database developed for the rebuild of Christchurch after the 2010-2011 Canterbury Earthquake Sequence. It was designed as a searchable repository for...

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Localised ground surface changes

Liquefaction of underlying soil layers can cause slumping of elevated areas displacing the liquefied soils sideways. In addition to the liquefaction related subsidence, this slumping increases the ris...

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Economic impact of liquefaction

The 2010-2011 Canterbury Earthquake Sequence has had an enormous economic impact on Christchurch and New Zealand. Liquefaction-induced damage from the earthquakes has significantly exacerbated the eco...

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Ground surface subsidence

The 2010-2011 Canterbury Earthquake Sequence caused regional tectonic subsidence and uplift. The earthquakes also triggered widespread liquefaction, contributing to subsidence and localised lateral sp...

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Lateral spreading

Horizontal ground movements related to liquefaction occurred across greater Christchurch following the 2010-2011 Canterbury Earthquake Sequence. Information including aerial LiDAR and aerial photograp...

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Paleoliquefaction

Paleoliquefaction is the preserved evidence of liquefaction in the soil profile attributed to seismic events occurring before earthquake records began.   Following the 2010-2011 Canterbury Earthquake...

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Foundation damage

Geotechnical engineers have inspected more than 60,000 residential properties for possible liquefaction-induced land damage after the 2010-2011 Canterbury Earthquake Sequence.

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Liquefaction-related land damage

The Canterbury Earthquake Sequence of 2010-2011 triggered widespread liquefaction and land damage throughout the region.   Land damage varied across the region with severity influenced by two main fa...

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The power of shared data

The Canterbury Geotechnical Database harnesses the power of sharing geotechnical information between the public and private sectors to aid the recovery by significantly improving the understanding of...

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