Canadian Consulting Engineer

Canadian Consulting Engineer   

Did A Dam Help Cause An Earthquake?

Engineering

The American Geophysical Union has published a research paper suggesting that the construction of the Zipingpu Reservoir that was impounded in 2005 hastened the Wenchuan earthquake in China. The earth...

The American Geophysical Union has published a research paper suggesting that the construction of the Zipingpu Reservoir that was impounded in 2005 hastened the Wenchuan earthquake in China. The earthquake in Sichuan province on May 12, 2008 killed approximately 68,000 people.

Advertisement

Stories continue below

Print this page

Related Stories