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Organisational resilience in New Zealand
(University of Canterbury. Civil Engineering, 2008)
Organisations maintain our economy; they provide jobs, goods, services and a sense of community. The increasingly globalised nature of the modern world has lead to organisations facing threats that often are not recognise ...
An Examination of Improvements Required to Legislative Provisions for Post Disaster Reconstruction in New Zealand.
(University of Canterbury. Civil and Natural Resources Engineering, 2010)
Previous disaster management studies allude to the problems of coordination and the difficulties that may be associated with the implementation of recovery programmes in New Zealand. These studies have also indicated ...
Key elements of sectoral recovery and resilience after the Canterbury earthquakes: a system dynamics approach
(University of Canterbury. Civil and Natural Resources Engineering, 2013)
The Canterbury region of New Zealand experienced four earthquakes greater than MW 6.0 between September 2010 and December 2011. This study employs system dynamics as well as hazard, recovery and organisational literature ...
Engineering seismological studies and seismic design criteria for the Buller Region, South Island, New Zealand
(University of Canterbury. Civil Engineering, 2006)
This thesis addresses two fundamental topics in Engineering Seismology; the application of Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis (PSHA) methodology, and the estimation of measures of Strong Ground Motion. These two topics, ...
Developing a mode choice model for New Zealand freight transportation.
(University of Canterbury. Civil and Natural Resources Engineering, 2014)
The aim of this research was to construct a freight mode choice model, from the perspective of New Zealand freight shippers, identifying the possibility of mode substitution effects. Shipper’s freight modal choice ...