EQ/Ground Movements

Earthquake Damage Assessments and Fault Studies

  • Technical Reviewer, Calaveras fault study for Alameda Siphon 4, San Francisco Public Utility Commission
  • Performed geological engineering reconnaissance of damage resulting from the October 15, 2006 M6.7 and M6.0 earthquakes on the Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
  • Investigated claims from homeowners and owners of apartment buildings after 1989 Loma Prieta and 1994 Northridge earthquakes. Testified at arbitration hearings.

Ground Movement Investigations

  • Investigated cracked and deformed floor slabs and associated alleged structural distress due to expansive/collapsible soils and earth fills at several wooden frame structures in