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Practical lessons from the Loma Prieta Earthquake : report from a symposium sponsored by the Geotechnical Board and the Board on Natural Disasters of the National Research Council.

Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Geotechnical Board.; National Research Council (U.S.). Board on Natural Disasters.; National Research Council (U.S.). Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems.; National Research Council (U.S.). Commission on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources.; Earthquake Engineering Research Institute.
Publisher: Washington, DC : National Academy Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reviews research on the Loma Prieta quake and draws from it's practical lessons that can be applied to other earthquake-prone areas of the country. This work contains papers presented at a symposium  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: National Research Council (U.S.). Geotechnical Board.; National Research Council (U.S.). Board on Natural Disasters.; National Research Council (U.S.). Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems.; National Research Council (U.S.). Commission on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources.; Earthquake Engineering Research Institute.
ISBN: 0309050308 9780309050302
OCLC Number: 31029184
Notes: "Symposium held in conjunction with the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute."
Support for the project was provided by the U.S. Department of the Interior and the U.S. Geological Survey. Support for the symposium was provided by the National Science Foundation, Federal Emergency Management Agency, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology through the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute.
Description: vii, 274 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Overview: Lessons and Recommendations from the Committee for the Symposium on Practical Lessons from the Loma Prieta Earthquake --
1. Legacy of the Loma Prieta Earthquake: Challenges to Other Communities / L. Thomas Tobin --
2. The Geotechnical Aspects / G. Wayne Clough, James R. Martin II and Jean Lou Chameau --
3. Buildings / Paul F. Fratessa --
4. Emergency Preparedness and Response / Kathleen J. Tierney --
5. Lifeline Perspective / Ronald T. Eguchi and Hope A. Seligson --
6. Highway Bridges / James E. Roberts --
7. Recovery, Mitigation, and Planning / George G. Mader --
App. D. Biographical Sketches of the Members of the Committee on Practical Lessons from the Loma Prieta Earthquake.

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