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Wellington & Lower Hutt geological, geotechnical and earthquake subsoil class characterisation

Boon, D., Perrin, N.D., Dellow, G.D., Van Dissen, R., Lukovic, B., 2011, NZS1170.5:2004 site subsoil classification of Lower Hutt. in proceedings, 9th Pacific Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Auckland, New Zealand, 14-16 April, 2011: Paper 013, 8 p.

Boon, D.P., Perrin, N., Dellow, G., Lukovic, B., 2010, It’s Our Fault – geological and geotechnical characterisation and site class revision of the Lower Hutt Valley. GNS Science Consultancy Report 2010/163.

Fry, B., Stephenson, B., Benites, R., Barker, P., 2010, Seismic instrumentation and inversion for physical parameters of Wellington and the Hutt Valley. GNS Science Consultancy Report 2010/18: 43p.

McVerry, G.H., 2011, Site-effect terms as continuous functions of site-period and Vs30. in proceedings, 9th Pacific Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Auckland, New Zealand, 14-16 April, 2011: Paper 010.

Perrin, N.D., Stephenson, W.R., Semmens, S., 2010, Site class determinations (NZS 1170.5) in Wellington using borehole data and microtremor techniques. in proceedings, New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering Technical Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, 26-28 March, 2010. Paper No. 22, 8p.

Semmens, S., Perrin, N.D., Dellow, G., Van Dissen, R., 2011, NZS 1170.5:2004 site subsoil classification of Wellington City. in proceedings, 9th Pacific Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Auckland, New Zealand, 14-16 April, 2011: Paper 007, 8 p.

Semmens, S., Perrin, N., Barker, P., 2010, What lies beneath: Geological and geotechnical characterisation of the Wellington central commercial area. in proceedings, 11th IAEG Congress, Auckland, New Zealand, 5-10 September, 2010: 659-666.

Semmens, S., Perrin, N.D., Dellow, G., 2010, It’s Our Fault – geological and geotechnical characterisation of Wellington City. GNS Science Consultancy Report 2010/176: 48p.

Earthquake ground motion modelling of local site effects

Kaiser, A., Holden, C., Zhao, J., McVerry, G., Benites, R., 2012, It’s Our Fault: Ground motion modelling of local site effects in the Wellington region. GNS Science Consultancy Report 2012/172: 41p.

Subduction zone ground motion simulations

McVerry, G.H.; Holden, C. 2014 Incorporating simulated Hikurangi subduction interface spectra into probabilistic hazard calculations for Wellington. paper no. O54 In: Towards integrated seismic design : New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering 2014 Technical Conference and AGM, 21-23 March 2014, Aotea Centre, Auckland. New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering.

McVerry, G. H.; Holden, C. 2014, A modified ground-motion prediction equation to accommodate simulated Hikurangi subduction interface motions for Wellington, GNS Science Consultancy Report 2014/131. 30 p.

Holden, C., Zhao, J., Stirling, M., 2013, Ground motion modelling of a large subduction interface earthquake in Wellington, New Zealand. in proceedings, New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering Technical Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, 26-28 April, 2013. Paper No. 7. 8 p.

Holden, C., Zhao, J., 2011. Modelling strong ground motions for subduction events in the Wellington region, New Zealand. in proceedings, 9th Pacific Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Auckland, New Zealand, 14-16 April, 2011: Paper 229.

Townsend, D.B.; Dellow, G.D. 2016. Detailed geomorphological mapping of the coastal plain of the Kapiti Coast District, GNS Science Report 2016/37. 32 p. Link

Dellow GD, Perrin ND, Ries WF. 2018. Liquefaction hazard in the Wellington Region. Lower Hutt (NZ): GNS Science. 71 p. (GNS Science report; 2014/16). doi:10.21420/G28S8J  Link