Soil liquefaction in Tokyo Bay Area due to the 2011 Tohoku (Japan) Earthquake

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dc.contributor.author Orense, Rolando en
dc.contributor.author Yamada, S en
dc.contributor.author Otsubo, M en
dc.date.accessioned 2018-10-02T00:49:07Z en
dc.date.issued 2012 en
dc.identifier.issn 1174-9857 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/38097 en
dc.description.abstract A devastating earthquake hit the Tohoku and Kanto regions of Japan on 11 March 2011, causing extensive damage to life and property as a result of a large-scale tsunami and damage to nuclear power plants. Although located about 400 km away from the epicentre, many residential and commercial buildings and lifeline facilities in Tokyo Bay area suffered extensive damage due to soil liquefaction and associated ground deformation. This paper discusses the results of the damage investigation conducted in the area after the earthquake, with emphasis on liquefaction-induced damage to buildings, roads, lifelines and other infrastructure. In addition, the performance of ground improved by various remediation techniques is discussed. Finally, lessons learned from the event are summarised. en
dc.relation.ispartofseries New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering Bulletin en
dc.rights Items in ResearchSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated. Previously published items are made available in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. en
dc.rights.uri https://researchspace.auckland.ac.nz/docs/uoa-docs/rights.htm en
dc.title Soil liquefaction in Tokyo Bay Area due to the 2011 Tohoku (Japan) Earthquake en
dc.type Journal Article en
pubs.issue 1 en
pubs.begin-page 15 en
pubs.volume 45 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: The author en
pubs.author-url http://www.nzsee.org.nz/db/Bulletin/Archive/45(1)0015.pdf en
pubs.end-page 22 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 346134 en
pubs.org-id Engineering en
pubs.org-id Civil and Environmental Eng en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2012-05-08 en


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