Volume 11, Issue 1, February 2013

Special Issue: The Second Prof. Nicholas Ambraseys Distinguished Lecture and Recent Major Earthquakes


Dedicated to Prof. Nicholas N. Ambraseys




1.  Preface to the second decade          

     Atilla Ansal


2.  Eulogy to Professor Nicholas N. Ambraseys                

    Atilla Ansal


3.  Recent evolution and challenges in the Seismic Hazard Analysis of the Po Plain region, Northern Italy         

     Ezio Faccioli 


4.  EEFIT mission to Haiti following the 12th January 2010 earthquake          

      S. P. G. Madabhushi, K. Saito, E. D. Booth

5.  Analysis and interpretation of the seismic response of RC buildings in Concepción during the February 27, 2010, Chile earthquake                      
Benjamín Westenenk, Juan Carlos de la Llera, Rosita Jünemann, Matías A. Hube, Juan José Besa, Carl Lüders, José Antonio Inaudi, Rafael Riddell, Rodrigo Jordán

6.  Comparison of ground motions from the 2010 Mw 7.2 El Mayor–Cucapah earthquake with the next generation attenuation ground motion prediction equations          
Yun Liao, Jorge Meneses

7.  Observations and implications of damage from the magnitude Mw 6.3 Christchurch, New Zealand earthquake of 22 February 2011                                 
Sean Wilkinson, Damian Grant, Elizabeth Williams, Sara Paganoni, Stuart Fraser, David Boon, Anna Mason, Matthew Free

8.  Ground motion characteristics and shaking damage of the 11th March 2011 Mw 9.0 Great East Japan earthquake                 
Katsuichiro Goda, Antonios Pomonis, Siau Chen Chian, Mark Offord, Keiko Saito, Peter Sammonds, Stuart Fraser, Alison Raby, Joshua Macabuag


9.  Implications of the 2011 M9.0 Tohoku Japan earthquake for the treatment of site effects in large earthquakes              
Hadi Ghofrani, Gail M. Atkinson, Katsuichiro Goda


10. Tsunami damage to coastal defences and buildings in the March 11th 2011 M w 9.0 Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami            
Stuart Fraser, Alison Raby, Antonios Pomonis, Katsuichiro Goda, Siau Chen Chian, Joshua Macabuag, Mark Offord, Keiko Saito, Peter Sammonds


11. A note on the strong ground motion recorded during the Mw 6.8 earthquake in Myanmar on 24 March 2011           
Teraphan Ornthammarath


 12. Observations on the building damages after 19 May 2011 Simav (Turkey) earthquake                 

      Mehmet Inel, Hayri Baytan Ozmen, Erdal Akyol    


 13. The aftermath of 2011 Van earthquakes: evaluation of strong motion, geotechnical and structural issues                

      Beyza Taskin, Atila Sezen, Ulgen Mert Tugsal, Ayfer Erken


 14. Field evidence and numerical investigation of the Mw=7.1 October 23 Van, Tabanlý and the MW>5.7 November earthquakes of 2011                

      L. Di Sarno, C. Yenidogan, M. Erdik   


 15. Estimating shaking-induced casualties and building damage for global earthquake events: a proposed modelling approach                

      Emily So, Robin Spence