New Zealand: Christchurch and Canterbury earthquakes 2010-2011

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A strong earthquake in Canterbury, New Zealand, triggered a series of aftershocks, including an earthquake that resulted in multiple deaths in Christchurch.

2011

This paper discusses the impact of the February 2011 Canterbury earthquakes and examines the adequacy of the normal indicators used to measure components of gross domestic product (GDP). This paper focuses on possible GDP measurement issues that may have

Statistics New Zealand
The earthquakes that struck Christchurch and northern Honsu earlier this year offer lessons to be learned. What could have been done to prevent or mitigate the damage? What can similar locations around the world learn? These stories and many more can be found in the June issue of EARTH...
American Geological Institute
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U.S. Department of State
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International Association for Earthquake Engineering
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Willis Research Network
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Zurich Insurance Group Limited