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Ground Improvement Trials Canterbury: Overview

By Earthquake Commission (EQC)

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Hugh Cowan, Director Research, Earthquake Commission, Tom O’Rourke, Professor of Geotechnical Engineering, Cornell University, and Sjoerd van Ballegooy, Senior Geotechnical Engineering, Tonkin &Taylor, discuss the liquefaction process and resulting damage to houses in Christchurch. They provide a broad overview of the goals and scope of the project to evaluate four ground improvement techniques aimed at housing in the Canterbury area.

Length: 2:37 min.

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  • Earthquake Commission (EQC) (2014), "Ground Improvement Trials Canterbury: Overview,"

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