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Truck Used To Simulate Earthquakes

According to Gizmodo -

The shaking of minor earthquakes can feel like a garbage truck driving by. T-Rex is no plain old garbage truck though. The 64,000-pound “mobile hydraulic shaker” is designed specifically to make the ground rattle and jolt—all so scientists can study how the ground reacts to earthquakes.

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Other recent research resulting from the Christchurch Earthquakes - including public policy, infrastructure, organizational resilience etc.

I am regularly asked whether I have details of the latest papers for various disciplines relating to the Christchurch earthquakes. Here are the latest related references. 1,250 more words