Hurricane Katrina Report Examines Engineered Structures
Damage to Engineered Buildings and Lifelines from Wind, Storm Surge and Debris in the Wake of Hurricane Katrina by Gilberto Mosqueda and Keith A. Porter is volume four in a series detailing post-Katrina field investigations by the MCEER team. This volume focuses on engineered construction, namely commercial and public multi-story buildings and lifelines. The geographic area of study is primarily in densely populated regions along the Gulf Coast including New Orleans, Louisiana.
The report, along with others in the Hurricane Katrina Report Series, can be ordered online, or by contacting MCEER Publications at (716) 645-3395. Screen quality versions of the Hurricane Katrina reports are available for download from the website.
The final report in the series, Damage to Bridges from Wind, Storm Surge and Debris in the Wake of Hurricane Katrina, by Jerome S. O’Connor and Paul E. McAnany, is forthcoming.