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AMBIENT NOISE TOMOGRAPHY FOR CHARACTERIZE THE SUBSOIL STRUCTURE UNDER A DAMAGED BUILDING IN MEXICO CITYNormal access

Authors: M. Cardenas Soto and D. Escobedo Zenil
Event name: SAGEEP 2019 - 32nd Annual Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems
Session: Site Characterization I
Publication date: 18 March 2019
Organisations: EEGS
Language: English
Info: Extended abstract, PDF ( 6.46Mb )
Price: € 20

Summary:
We use Ambient Noise Tomography to obtain a 3D-Vs subsoil model below a building whose vibration levels were increased after the September 19, 2017 earthquake (M=7.1). The results show a combination of structural shape and the seismic response induced by the subsoil heterogeneity, have been provoked damage in the structure.


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