Journal article

Liquefaction Features Produced by the 2010-2011 Canterbury Earthquake Sequence in Southwest Christchurch, New Zealand, and Preliminary Assessment of Paleoliquefaction Features

P Villamor, P Almond, MP Tuttle, M Giona-Bucci, RM Langridge, K Clark, W Ries, SH Bastin, A Eger, M Vandergoes, MC Quigley, P Barker, F Martin, J Howarth

Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America | SEISMOLOGICAL SOC AMER | Published : 2016

University of Melbourne Researchers


Funding Acknowledgements

We thank the Hardwick and Marchand families for land access. Caroline Hardwick provided invaluable information, including an extensive photographic record of the liquefaction events. Canterbury Regional Council (ECAN) acquired light detection and ranging (lidar) and aerial photography and made it available for research purposes. Numerous colleagues from the University of Canterbury, Lincoln University, and University of Madrid assisted with fieldwork and discussions. Bella Ansell and Kathleen Turner assisted with GIS work. Mark Stirling, Graeme McVerry, and Chris Van Houtte helped with peak ground acceleration calculations. Radiocarbon ages were provided by Rafter Radiocarbon Laboratory, GNS Science. Dougal Townsend and Jon Carey provided GNS Science internal reviews. Two anonymous reviewers and Associate Editor Yann Klinger provided constructive reviews that greatly improved this article. This study is funded by the New Zealand Earthquake Commission, the New Zealand National Hazards Platform, and GNS Development and Core funds.