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The great Wenchuan earthquake of 2008 a photographic atlas of surface rupture and related disaster /

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Main Author: Lin, A.
Other Authors: Ren, Zhikun., SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: Beijing : New York : Higher Education Press ; Springer, [2010]
Physical Description: 1 online resource (121 pages) : color illustrations, color maps.
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Table of Contents:
  • Tectonic Setting of the Wenchuan Earthquake
  • Outline of Earthquake and Focal Mechanisms
  • Outline of Co-seismic Surface Rupture
  • Deformation Characteristics of Co-seismic Surface Rupture
  • Relationship Between Surface Rupture and Pre-existing Active Faults
  • Relationship Between Surface Rupture and Damage to Infrastructure
  • Co-seismic Landsliding and Liquefaction
  • Earthquake Disaster
  • Relief Operations.