A new report about the geotechnical aspects of the 20th May 2012 event

July 15, 2012  
Filed under Geotechnics

It  is now possible to download a new report about the most relevant geotechnical aspects of the 20th May 2012 event. Among the most significant topics of the document: Some preliminary results about the site effects observed at the Mirandola station; Testing of susceptibility to liquefaction conducted...


Liquefaction Effects in San Carlo (Sant’Agostino, Ferrara)

June 5, 2012  
Filed under Field Team Blog, Geotechnics

The village of San Carlo (Municipality: Sant’Agostino; Province: Ferrara) was affected by significant liquefaction effects following the event of May 20th, 2012 (MW = 5.9). San Carlo is approximately 17 km far from the epicentre. In the following document, an overview of some of the mostly-affected...


Civil Protection report on strong motion and geological observations

The Italian Civil Protection has published a first report entitled “The Emilia thrust earthquake of 20 May 2012 (Northern Italy): strong motion and geological observations”, in collaboration with the University of Chieti (GeoSis-Lab), the University of Trieste and the Regione Umbria. You can download...


Liquefaction observed in San Carlo di Sant’Agostino

May 27, 2012  
Filed under Field Team Blog, Geotechnics

Liquefaction has been observed in the area of San Carlo di Sant-Agostino (as reported in www.corriere.it – article in Italian – and directly observed by the Eucentre Field Teams). The National Institution of Geologists will be sending teams into the field to carry out investigations on...