Online Material: Two figures containing comparison of satellite-geodetic surveys with isoseismal contours.

One of the largest inland earthquakes ever recorded struck Wenchuan, China on 12 May 2008. It devastated huge regions and triggered over 11,000 catastrophic landslides, slope collapses, and debris flows (Huang and Li, 2009) spanning 300 km along the Longmen Shan (LMS) fault zone. The great disaster resulted in 69,226 fatalities, 17,923 missing, 374,643 injuries, and 14,565 heavily affected villages as of 25 August 2008 (State Council of China, 2008). The Mw 7.9 earthquake epicenter was located on the southwestern end of...

First Page Preview

First page PDF preview
You do not currently have access to this article.