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  1. Monster Truck Will Shake New Zealand for Safer Buildings

    29 Jan 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance

    Yahoo! News  | Jan 29, 2013 T-Rex used to test for liquefaction on New Zealand's South Island, around Christchurch. See attached PDF.

    https://nees.org/resources/5801

  2. T-Rex to Shake Christchurch

    25 Jan 2013 | Notes | Contributor(s): NEES Media Communications, Marti LaChance

    Big Science | Jan. 25, 2013 Online news story. T-Rex to test soil in Christchurch, NZ. Quotes NEES researcher Brady Cox, U of Texas, Austin. Full story in attached PDF.

    https://nees.org/resources/5838

  3. RAPID: CPT and SASW Testing at Seismograph Stations with Liquefiable Soils Affected by the Tohoku Earthquake, Japan

    06 Feb 2012 | Poster | Contributor(s): Clinton Miller Wood, Brady Cox

            The 11th March,  2011 Mw 9.0 Tohuko Earthquake off the coast of Northern Japan resulted in significant seismic damage and widespread soil liquefaction over 400...

    https://nees.org/resources/4210

  4. NEES Teaching Demonstration: Soil Liquefaction

    23 Jun 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Jason Lloyd, NEES EOT

    Students will be able to observe soil liquefaction and its potential effects on adjacent structures and infrastructure. This demonstration will need to be made age-appropriate by the lesson that...

    https://nees.org/resources/2942

  5. Soil Liquefaction Classroom Demonstration

    13 May 2011 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Jason Lloyd, NEES EOT

    This is an example of how to do a simple soil liquefaction demonstration for use in the classroom setting, or similar.  All materials may be found at home, or perhaps purchased at the local...

    https://nees.org/resources/2916

  6. UC Davis Team Studies Liquefaction in Japan

    08 Apr 2011 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Nees Hub User

    A research team from U.C. Davis traveled to Japan to study the liquefaction that occurred during their large quake. Video courtesy of KGO-TV, San Francisco, CA.

    https://nees.org/resources/2802

  7. Amateur video of liquefaction during Earthquake

    21 Mar 2011 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Rajesh Thyagarajan

    Amateur video of liquefaction during Earthquake - CNN iReporter Brent Kooi catches the earth moving and cracking beneath his feet as the quake strikes Japan. March 11, 2011. TOHOKU JAPAN...

    https://nees.org/resources/2734

  8. Energy-based Approach for Evaluating and Mitigating Liquefaction Potential

    12 Jan 2011 | Poster | Contributor(s): Samuel Lasley, Russell Green

      The objective of the research outlined herein is the development of an energy-based approach for evaluating the potential for liquefaction triggering and for designing...

    https://nees.org/resources/2234

  9. Determination of Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering Parameters Using Paleoseismic Techniques

    10 Jan 2011 | Poster | Contributor(s): Kathryn Anne Gunberg, Russell Green

    The main objective of this project is to develop a procedure for determining a magnitude-recurrence relationship for regions of low to moderate seismicity wherein uncertainty is...

    https://nees.org/resources/2226

  10. Determination of Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering Parameters Using Paleoseismic Techniques

    04 Jan 2011 | Poster | Contributor(s): Kathryn Anne Gunberg, Russell Green

    The main objective of this project is to develop a procedure for determining a magnitude-recurrence relationship for regions of low to moderate seismicity wherein uncertainty is...

    https://nees.org/resources/2098

  11. Collaboration between E-Defense and NEES: Studying Pile Stress in Laterally Spread Ground

    17 Aug 2010 | Active Documents | Contributor(s): Ross W Boulanger, Kohji Tokimatsu, Hiroko Suzuki

    Two centrifuge model tests, Tests 1 and 2, were planned to estimate failure mechanism of piles in the ground behind a quay wall during laterally spreading. Test 1 included three pile groups with...

    https://nees.org/resources/700

  12. Liquefaction Animation

    02 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    An animation from the USGS describing a process by which water-saturated sediment temporarily loses strength and acts as a fluid, like when you wiggle your toes in the wet sand near the water at...

    https://nees.org/resources/440

  13. Development of a Direct Test Method for Dynamically Assessing the Liquefaction Resistance of Soils In Situ

    05 Jun 2010 | Publications | Contributor(s): Brady Cox

    This dissertation details work conducted by researchers from the University of Texas at Austin aimed toward the development and implementation of a new in-situ liquefaction testing technique. This...

    https://nees.org/resources/261

  14. FLIQ: Foundation and Ground Performance in Liquefaction Experiments

    29 Nov -0001 | Databases | Contributor(s): Jacquelyn Allmond, Bruce Lloyd Kutter, Jonathan Bray, Connor Hayden

    The consequences of seismically induced liquefaction have been intensely studied through case histories, numerical simulations, and many experiments involving shallow foundations on liquefiable...

    https://nees.org/resources/12730