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The Great Wenchuan Earthquake of 2008 A Photographic Atlas of Surface Rupture and Related Disaster

Atlas
By: Aiming Lin and Zhikun Ren
120 pages, 121 col illus
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
The Great Wenchuan Earthquake of 2008
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This book focuses on the main deformation characteristics of co-seismic surface rupture, including rupture length and slip distribution caused by the Wenchuan Earthquake. It contains photographs obtained during the field investigation carried out immediately after the quake.

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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.

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Atlas
By: Aiming Lin and Zhikun Ren
120 pages, 121 col illus
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
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