This is a reconnaissance report on the damage to buildings, bridges, and other structures caused by the 2009 L'Aquila, Italy earthquake. The authors conducted site investigation during the period of April 18-21, 2009. A detailed discussion on the damage of buildings, bridges, and other facilities, as well as possible damage mechanisms, is presented. Geotechnical damage and ground motions are also presented.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Civil and Structural Engineering
- Building and Construction
- Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology