Site report conducted by USGS scientists in collaboration with their colleagues at the China Geological Survey, September 21-30, 2008. 27 page report includes maps, tables, and GPS coordinates of sites visited.
The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) and the Geo-Engineering Earthquake Reconnaissance (GEER) Association carried out a field investigation in conjunction with Chinese colleagues from August 3-11 to document effects of the May 12 earthquake.
Read their illustrated, 11 page Report, October 2008.
READ MORE Researchers analyzing the May 2008 Wenchuan earthquake in China’s Sichuan province have found that geological stress has significantly increased on three major fault systems in the region. Computer models show that the probability of future earthquakes along the Xianshuihe, Kunlun, and Min Jiang faults has doubled.