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Methodology Applied To The Removal Of The Ruins And To The Survey Of The Remains After The Collapse Of The Noto Cathedral In Sicily

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/STR990511

Volume

42

Pages

10

Published

1999

Size

1,370 kb

Author(s)

R. De Benedictis, S. Tringali, C. Gavarini, L. Binda & G. Baronio

Abstract

The Cathedral of Noto, built in the eighteenth century, and damaged by an earthquake occurred in 1990 collapsed partially the evening of March 13, 1996. The removal of the collapsed parts had to be carried out following a methodology which did not have any existing guideline. After the provisional structures were built for the safety of the site, the survey of the site was carried out by traditional geodetic techniques and by an aere

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