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TitleEvaluating site response in the Greater Vancouver area using moderate earthquakes
AuthorCassidy, J F; Rogers, G C
SourceProceedings of the 8th Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering/Comptes rendus de la 8ième Conférence canadienne sur le génie paraséismique; 1999 p. 95-100
Alt SeriesGeological Survey of Canada, Contribution Series 1998237
Meeting8th Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering / 8ième Conférence canadienne sur le génie paraséismique; Vancouver, BC; CA; 1999
ProvinceBritish Columbia
NTS92B/14; 92B/15; 92G/02; 92G/03; 92G/06; 92G/07
AreaFraser Delta; Fraser River; Greater Vancouver Area
Lat/Long WENS-123.4000 -122.6000 49.4000 48.9000
Subjectsgeophysics; surficial geology/geomorphology; engineering geology; regional geology; seismology; earthquake studies; seismic waves; spectral ratios; strong motion seismology; soils; soil properties; soil mechanics; bedrock geology; rock mechanics; glacial deposits; interglacial deposits; postglacial deposits; deltas; deltaic sediments; alluvium; rivers; regional planning; building codes; earthquake damage; attenuation; 1996 Duvall, Washington earthquake; 1997 Georgia Strait earthquake; 1976 Pender Island earthquake; site response; seismic shaking; amplification; frequency; geological hazards; seismic hazards; soil thickness; National Building Code of Canada; Phanerozoic; Cenozoic; Quaternary; Tertiary
Illustrationssketch maps; focal mechanisms; cross-sections; spectra; graphs