A comprehensive overview of a catastrophic earthquake which occurred at Tangshan in northeastern China in 1976.
In addition to a presentation of various aspects of the earthquake, including the geological structures of the area, a history of the seismicity, and the various hazards from an engineering viewpoint, the sociological problems are also discussed. The book presents the results of 20 years research by Chinese scientists, in the field of earthquake prediction, and notes the difficulties they are still facing.
CHINA-UNDERGROUND. Matteo Damiani is an Italian sinologist, photographer, author and motion designer. Matteo lived and worked for ten years in China. Founder of CinaOggi.it and China-underground.com.