Module 3: Identification, assessment and mitigation of liquefaction hazards

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About this document

  • Published on 31 May 2017
  • Updated on 3 May 2018
  • Of interest to Building consent authorities, Engineers
  • ISBN: 978-0-947-497-33-0 (Print) / 978-0-947497-50-7 (Online)


Use this module as general guidance for the identification, assessment and mitigation of liquefaction hazards.


Developed jointly by MBIE and the New Zealand Geotechnical Society, the module is part of the Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering Practice series and relates specifically to earthquake hazards.


Learn about Module 3 in the geotechnical education section.

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Earthquake geotechnical engineering practice series


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