Dams and Earthquakes

Seismic Aspects of Large Dams

(April 19, 2010) A presentation by Dr. Martin Wieland, Chairman of the International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD) Committee on Seismic Aspects of Dam Design, on the seismic aspects of dams. Contains stunning photographs of the damage to the Zipingpu dam in the wake of the Wenchuan Earthquake in China’s Sichuan province on May 12, 2008.

Presentation Part A

Presentation Part B

Martin Wieland, The Australian National Committee on Large Dams Incorporated, April 19, 2010

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