Earthquakes – Bibliography

Ascher, Kate. The Heights: Anatomy of a Skyscraper. Penguin Press. New York. 2011.

City of New York. “NYC Codes.” New York City Department of Buildings. Accessed 21 October 2013.

“Earthquakes: Updating Information about U.S. Regional Earthquake Hazards.” Homeland Security News Wire. 22 July 2014.

Entergy. “Entergy Statement Regarding Indian Point’s Capacity to Withstand Earthquakes and Announcement of a Review in Light of Recent Events in Japan.” Safe. Secure. Vital. Indian Point Energy Center – Entergy. 16 March 2011. Accessed 23 January 2014.

Eschenasy, D. “Cases of Failure of Unreinforced Brick Walls Due to Out-Of-Plane Loads.” Structure Magazine. 1 May 2011.

Fahey, M. “Don’t Forget About Earthquakes, Feds Tell City.” Crain’s New York Business. 18 July 2014.

FEMA. “HAZUS MH Estimated Annualized Earthquake Losses for the Unites States.” FEMA P-366b. April 2017. Accessed 6 January 2014.

FEMA. “Unreinforced Masonry Buildings and Earthquakes:  Developing Successful Risk Reduction Programs.” FEMA P-774. October 2009. Accessed 2 March 2012.

Khinda, Jagtar S. and Feng-Bao Lin, “Seismic Isolation of Bridges in New York City. Proceedings.” Proceedings: Building an International Community of Structural Engineers. Chicago, Illinois. 15-18 April 1996.

Khinda, Jagtar S. “New York City’s New Seismic Design Criteria Guidelines for the New Millennium and an Update on the Seismic Retrofit for New York City Bridges.” Proceedings: International Bridge Conference. Pittsburgh, PA. 14-16 June 1999.

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University. “Largest Earthquakes Near New York City.” Accessed 23 December 2013.

Murphy, D.E. “Quake Leaves New York Slightly Stirred, but Not Shaken Up.” The New York Times. 18 January 2001. Accessed 30 July 2014.

National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program. “Effect of Soil and Rock Types.” Earthquake Coordinators Web Site. Accessed 24 December 2013.

Nikolaou, S. et al. “Geo-Seismic Design in the Eastern United States: State of Practice.” American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Library. 2012.

Nikolaou, S. “Local Geology of New York City and Its Effect on Seismic Ground Motions.” Proceedings: Fifth International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering. New York, New York. 13-17 April 2004.

Nikolaou, S. “We had an Earthquake in Virginia – Now what?” Structure Magazine, 12-15. 1 March 2013.

Petersen, M.D., Moschetti, M.P., Powers, P.M., Mueller, C.S., Haller, K.M., Frankel, A.D., Zeng, Yuehua, Rezaeian, Sanaz, Harmsen, S.C., Boyd, O.S., Field, Ned, Chen, Rui, Rukstales, K.S., Luco, Nico, Wheeler, R.L., Williams, R.A., and Olsen, A.H. “Documentation for the 2014 Update of the United States National Seismic Hazard Maps.” U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report. 6 August 2014.

Post, N. M. “Latin America’s Tallest Sports Super-Efficient Damper-Studded Diamonds.” Engineering News Record. 250 (2003) 34-38.

State of New Jersey. 2011 New Jersey State Hazard Mitigation Plan. Accessed 9 August 2013.

State of New York Homeland Security and Emergency Services. “New York State Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan 2014.” NY State Homeland Security and Emergency Services. 4 January 2014. Accessed 2 January 2014.

Sykes, Lynn R. et al. “Observations and Tectonic Setting of Historic and Instrumentally Located Earthquakes in Greater New York City-Philadelphia Area.” Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, Vol. 98, No. 4, pp. 1696-1719. August 2008.

Tantala, M., Nordenson G., et al. “Earthquake Risks and Mitigation in the New York | New Jersey | Connecticut Region.” The New York City Area Consortium for Earthquake Loss Mitigation (NYCEM), Final Summary Report. MCEER-03-SP02. Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research, University at Buffalo. 2003.

U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration. “Seismic Retrofitting Manual for Highway Structures: Part 1 – Bridges.” Publication No. FHWA-HRT-06-032. Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center. McLean, VA. January 2006.

U.S. Geological Survey. “Earthquake Hazards Program.” USGS: Science for a Changing World. Accessed 30 September 2013.

U.S. Geological Survey. “Historic World Earthquakes.” USGS: Science for a Changing World. Accessed 23 December 2013.

U.S. Geological Survey. “Documentation for the 2008 Update of the United States National Seismic Hazard Maps.” USGS: Science for a Changing World. Accessed 24 December 2013.

Weidlinger Associates. “New York City Seismic Hazard Study and Its Engineering Applications: Final Report.” Weidlinger Associates Prepared for the NYC Department of Transportation. New York, NY. 1998.