UC Berkeley News: Stadium Science

UC Berkeley News: Stadium Science

Earthquake and Seismology (Audio)

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UC Berkeley's 1923 Memorial Stadium sits on top of an active earthquake fault. In case of a major quake, the Hayward fault could tear the ground apart below the stadium. A huge retrofit project is well underway, and the seismic solutions that are being implemented have never been tried before. The stadium is being rebuilt so that parts of it will actually be mobile, moving with the shifting earth when the rupture occurs. The new state-of-the-art ...Read More
UC Berkeley's 1923 Memorial Stadium sits on top of an active earthquake fault. In case of ...Read More