Liquefaction Explained

By Jesse Dykstra 08/09/2010


For a nice overview of Liquefaction, and why certain areas of Canterbury were more affected by Saturday’s shaking  (Courtesy of 3news).

 http://www.3news.co.nz/Liquefaction—a-scientific-explanation/tabid/309/articleID/174502/Default.aspx

Also, this post from Visibly Shaken,  by Peter Griffin shows an infographic by ECan

https://sciblogs.co.nz/visibly-shaken/2010/09/06/christchurchs-liquefaction-infographic/

And finally, also from Ecan, an excellent, detailed infographic on the liquefaction hazard in Canterbury, produced before Saturday’s earthquake:

http://img.scoop.co.nz/media/pdfs/1009/Ecan_Brochure_Title__The_Q_files___the_solid_facts_on_Christchurch_liquefaction.PDF