Paul Somerville discusses earthquakes on 101.5fm Radio Adelaide

Fire, flood, lack of water, loss of power, substantial damage, tsunami.  These can all be a consequence of earthquake.  A little bit of research on improved building design can go a long way in reducing the costs of responding to earthquakes. Have we been building our homes to withstand earthquake damage?  Would the new Adelaide Hospital survive a high magnitude quake?  Dr Paul Somerville was Chairman of the panel that wrote the National Science Foundation sponsored report entitled “Securing Society against Catastrophic Earthquake Losses.”  He talks to us today about earthquakes and Adelaide…

https://radio.adelaide.edu.au/service-voices-professor-paul-somerville-earthquake/

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