Overview of the geotechnical damages and the technical problems posed after the 2011 off the pacific coast of tohoku earthquake

M. Kazama, T. Noda, Tomohiro Mori, Jong Kwan Kim

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Abstract

The 2011 Off the Pacific Coast of Tohoku Earthquake which occurred on March 11, caused serious damage to the infrastructural facilities in Tohoku and Kanto districts dueto the strong motion of the earthquake and the subsequent tsunami. This paper includes a brief outline of the earthquake, the earthquake damage to various facilities, and themain geotechnical engineering problems which have emerged after this disaster.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)49-56
Number of pages8
JournalGeotechnical Engineering
Volume43
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Jun 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology

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