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Darfield quake launches a decade of innovation in science and engineering

Researchers studying a fault line with bright painted marks

The decade since the Darfield earthquake on 4 September, 2010, has seen many major advances in earthquake knowledge as scientists and engineers have responded to the most destructive period of seismic activity for 75 years. 

EQC commissioned a summary of the new knowledge gained which shows we’ve come a long way in understanding the land we live on, and how to reduce the impact of earthquakes:

Reflections on a Seismic Decade in New Zealand: New Knowledge for a Resilient Future

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