Damage to Lower Van Norman Dam from 1971 San Fernando Earthquake
Geologic Hazards

50th Anniversary of San Fernando Earthquake

I posted about the 10th anniversary of the Christchurch Earthquake, but there was another notable earthquake anniversary recently…the 50th anniversary of the 1971 San Fernando earthquake. Khaled Chowdhury from the US Army Corps of Engineers […]

Sumner Road in New Zealand reopens after repair of earthquake damage
Geologic Hazards

Earthquake Ravaged Sumner Road Reopens in New Zealand

Sumner Road in Christchurch, New Zealand is a critical infrastructure link between Christchurch, the Port of Lyttleton, and the communities of Sumner and Lyttelton.  It was severely damaged in the 2010-2011 earthquakes that struck the […]