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Northridge Earthquake

Lifeline Performance and Post-Earthquake Response (Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering Monograph, No 8)

by Anshel J. Schiff

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Published by American Society of Civil Engineers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Structural engineering,
  • Vulcanology & seismology,
  • Northridge Earthquake, Calif.,,
  • Earthquakes,
  • Science,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Northridge Earthquake, Calif., 1994,
  • Engineering - Civil,
  • Earthquake Engineering,
  • Earth Sciences - General,
  • California,
  • Los Angeles

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages339
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8097384M
    ISBN 100784401063
    ISBN 109780784401064

      Since the Northridge Earthquake hit southern California in , technology has improved, but "a big one" still may occur, scientists say.   The Northridge earthquake struck on a previously unknown fault at a.m. on Jan. 17, The costliest earthquake disaster in U.S. history, the temblor took 57 .

    The Northridge Earthquake: Janu How big was the earthquake? The earthquake was magnitude on a previously unidentified thrust fault, creating strong horizontal and vertical ground motion lasting up to 10 seconds. @article{osti_, title = {Lessons learned from the Northridge Earthquake}, author = {Eli, M. W. and Sommer, S. C.}, abstractNote = {Southern California has a history of major earthquakes and also has one of the largest metropolitan areas in the United States. The Northridge Earthquake challenged the industrial facilities and lifetime infrastructure in the northern Los Angeles (LA.

    Learning From the Northridge Earthquake The earthquake that struck the densely populated Northridge area of Los Angeles on Janu , though only moderately strong by conventional measures, produced a "pulse" of ground movement that made it among the worst ever recorded in the United States. USGS Response to an Urban Earthquake: Northridge ' Open-File Report Preface. Document Preparation Information. Summary. A Direct Hit on a Modern American City.


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Northridge California Earthquake Summary Summary The most damaging earthquake in the history of the United States struck the northern flank of the Los Angeles basin on Janu The magnitude Northridge earthquake occurred on a "blind" orCited by: 1.

The Northridge Earthquake: Vulnerability and Disaster [Bolin, Robert, Stanford, Lois] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Northridge Earthquake: Vulnerability and Cited by:   The magnitude Northridge Earthquake occurred on Janu at AM, killing more t injuring more than 9, and causing widespread damage throughout the.

Grade ?This brief, well-illustrated book does a good job of describing the Northridge earthquake. In clear prose, Vogel describes the cause, the losses, and the clean up after the massive quake without sensationalizing her depictions.

She highlights the acts of heroism /5(2). When the Northridge earthquake struck at a.m. on Januit left much of the city in ruins with buildings and freeways collapsed. When the dust settled, 57 people had died. Get this from a library. Northridge earthquake. [National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board.;] -- Discusses the earthquake response and research on the unanticipated disruption of transportation operations following the Northridge earthquake in the greater Los Angeles area.

Northridge Earthquake of At A.M. on Janua powerful earthquake struck 11 miles beneath Northridge, California, northwest of downtown Los Angeles. As reported by Cal Tech in Pasadena, it measured M R = on the Richter scale and caused severe damage to structures.

As a result of the earthquake, 61 people were killed and. This book provides a global view of the social effects of disaster in developed and developing countries. It focuses on the Northridge Earthquake in the US and other recent disasters to examine vulnerability and post-disaster recovery : Taylor And Francis.

In their own words: Readers recall the Northridge earthquake Los Angeles City Fire Department Battalion Chief Robert MacMillan looks over the remains of an unoccupied house in the Sherman Oaks area of Los Angeles, Ca., Sunday, Ma The Northridge Earthquake struck on Janu at a.m.

Although considered “moderate”, with a moment magnitude ofit was the most costly quake in United States history – and the most damaging to strike the U.S. since the San Francisco quake of The Guinness Book of World Records rates the earthquake at a Twenty years ago, on Jan.

17,at a.m., the Northridge earthquake struck Southern California — the magnitude quake killed 60 people and left more t structures damaged or.

Northridge earthquake ofearthquake that struck the densely populated San Fernando Valley in southern California, U.S., on Jan. 17, The third major earthquake to occur in the state in 23 years (after the San Fernando Valley and San Francisco–Oakland earthquakes), the.

Earthquake casualties. The Northridge quake took the lives of 57 people, according to a report by the U.S. Geological Survey. The report also stated that more than 7, people were injured people were displaced from their homes. Among those killed in the earthquake were CSUN students Jaime Reyes, 19, and Manuel Sandoval, "On Shaky Ground": Living Through the Northridge Earthquake At a.m.

on Jan. 17,a earthquake hit Los Angeles, causing 57 deaths, more than 5, injuries, and $20 billion in. This book provides a global view of the social effects of disaster in developed and developing countries. It focuses on the Northridge Earthquake in the US and other recent disasters to examine vulnerability and post-disaster recovery strategies.

The authors also explore the ways state policy can reduce vulnerability in the by: This book provides a global view of the social effects of disaster in developed and developing countries.

It focuses on the Northridge Earthquake in the US and other recent disasters to examine vulnerability and post-disaster recovery strategies. The authors also explore the ways state policy c.

The 17 January Northridge, California, earthquake (M w = ) triggered more t landslides over an area of ab km of the landslides were concentrated in a km 2 area that included the Santa Susana Mountains and the mountains north of the Santa Clara River valley.

We mapped landslides triggered by the earthquake in the field and from ,nominal-scale Cited by:   This book provides a global view of the social effects of disaster in developed and developing countries. It focuses on the Northridge Earthquake in the US and other recent disasters to examine vulnerability and post-disaster recovery strategies.

The authors also explore the ways state policy can reduce vulnerability in the : Robert Bolin. Darby Avenue. Northridge, CA Mandy Nasr, Senior Librarian. Upcoming Events at Northridge Branch Library. Febru AM to AM. Baby/Toddler Storytime.

Participate in the fun of storytime and experience the joys of early literacy activities with your baby or toddler. The Northridge earthquake triggered a complex set of organizational, household, and individual actions across a large and dispersed urban area.

In Chapters 3 and 4 we considered historical factors that have shaped the urban forms and structures of social inequality across the region. Northridge, California Earthquake of Janu Preliminary Reconnaissance Report, John Hall, editor, Marchpp.

[PDF] The Northridge Earthquake. Analyzing Economic Impacts and Recovery from Urban Earthquakes: Issues for Policy Makers, proceedings of the conference held in Pasadena, CA, October Northridge Earthquake Hospital Water Damage Study: Contributors: California.

Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, Ayres & Ezer Associates, Inc, Hillman, Biddison & Loevenguth: Publisher: Office of Statewide Health Planning & Development, Division of Facilities Development, Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "March " "This report was sponsored by the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute .