Damage to transportation infrastructures close to Amatrice (Rieti)

September 11, 2016  
Filed under Field Team Blog, Geotechnical Structures, Ground Failure

Date:                                      06/09/16 Category:                              Damage to transportation infrastructures Typology:                               – Municipality/ Area: :                    ...


Coseismic effects along Mt. Vettore Fault and Mt. Vettoretto Fault

Date:                                                    05/09/16 Category:                                           Coseismic effects Typology :                                          – Municipality/ Area:            ...


Preliminary study of Rieti earthquake ground motion data V4

September 8, 2016  
Filed under Ground Motion

A report on Preliminary study of Rieti earthquake ground motion data V4 , which was released by ReLUIS, DiSt and ITC on 04/09/2016, can be downloaded here. Source: ReLUIS, DiSt and ITC


Reconnaissance in the area stricken by the event – August 28, 2016

This post presents some photos and observations from Andrea Barocci, P.E. when he visited damaged buildings and churches in the area stricken by the seismic sequence. The different types of damage mechanisms encountered during his reconnaissance, which was undertaken a few days after the main shock (August,...


Preliminary study of Rieti earthquake ground motion data V3

A report on Preliminary study of Rieti earthquake ground motion data V3 , which was released by ReLUIS, DiSt and ITC on 30/08/2016, can be downloaded here. Source: ReLUIS, DiSt and ITC


Preliminary reconnaissance in the immediate aftermath of the event – August 24, 2016

These photos have been taken during a preliminary reconnaissance undertaken by Massimiliano Stucchi and by other seismologists working at the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology (INGV – Bologna). Photos and corresponding observations date back to the day of the main shock (August, 24 –...


Push for Mobile Hospitals in Italy

September 2, 2016  
Filed under Emergency Response, Hospitals

Erica Fischer, Ph.D., P.E., Degenkolb Engineers The Amatrice Earthquake highlighted the need for mobile hospitals after an earthquake. The Amatrice Earthquake severely damaged the local hospital causing emergency vehicles to reroute to neighboring towns. The photo below shows the state of the hosptial...


Italian Catalogue of Seismic Ground Failures (CEDIT)

September 2, 2016  
Filed under Ground Failure

By S. Mohammadi, C. Avanes   Salvatore Martino, Associate Professor in Engineering Geology at the University of Roma “Sapienza,” and his team with the Research Centre for the Geological Risk (CERI) are currently searching for the landslides and other seismic-induced ground affects caused by...


Ground Failure topic curated by Shalaleh Mohammadi & Candice Avanes

September 2, 2016  
Filed under Ground Failure

Shalaleh Mohammadi and Candice S. Avanes, P.E. are co-curators for the topic of Ground Failure for the 2016 Amatrice Earthquake. Both Shalaleh and Candice are seismic structural engineers at Arup, Amsterdam.


Previous reconnaissance reports : Geotechnical aspect of past earthquakes in Italy

September 2, 2016  
Filed under Curated Topics, Geotechnical Structures

By Keshab Sharma, PhD student, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta, AB, Canada GEOTECHNICAL ASPECTS OF MAY 20, 2012 GEOTECHNICAL ASPECTS OF THE L’AQUILA EARTHQUAKEEARTHQUAKE GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING ASPECTS THE 2012 EMILIAROMAGNA


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