single-dr.php

JDR Vol.16 No.2 pp. 201-209
(2021)
doi: 10.20965/jdr.2021.p0201

Survey Report:

Challenges in the Preservation of Disaster Remains – Example of the Chelungpu Fault Preservation Park

Cheng-Shing Chiang*1,†, Tyan-Ming Chu*2, Wen-Hao Chou*3, Shin-Ho Lee*4, and Jer-Fu Wang*5

*1921 Earthquake Museum of Taiwan, National Museum of Natural Science
No.192 Xinsheng Road, Kengkou Village, Wufeng District, Taichung 41364, Taiwan

Corresponding author

*2Pro. Vision Environmental Engineering Corporation, Taipei, Taiwan

*3Center for Ecology and Environment, Tunghai University, Taichung, Taiwan

*4Chelungpu Fault Preservation Park, National Museum of Natural Science, Nantou, Taiwan

*5Department of Civil and Disaster Prevention Engineering, National United University, Miaoli, Taiwan

Received:
July 30, 2020
Accepted:
September 10, 2020
Published:
February 1, 2021
Keywords:
earthquake museum, inheritance protection, earthquake remains
Abstract

Taiwan is located along the boundary of the Eurasian and the Philippine Sea plates and experiences tens of thousands of earthquakes each year. Based on historical records, Taiwan has had several earthquakes of magnitude greater than 7.0. Notable and deadly quakes occurred in 1906 (Meishan Earthquake), 1935 (Hsinchu-Taichung Earthquake), and 1999 (Chi-Chi Earthquake). Statistically, Taiwan has had a major earthquake every 30–60 years. Therefore, earthquake museums are needed for long-term earthquake education and geoheritage exhibitions. Earthquake museums highlight disaster risks and preparedness information. The purpose of preserving earthquake remains is to educate visitors about Taiwan’s natural disasters and provide a memorable experience that inspires earthquake preparedness. The Chushan trench across the Chelungpu fault is a good example of Chi-Chi Earthquake rupture. This trench has recorded the five most important earthquake events on the Chelungpu fault. Although the Chelungpu Fault Preservation Park (CFPP) has worked to preserve these earthquake remains, they have been threatened due to seepage over the years. The aim of this paper is to analyze trench seepage and explore the development of an anti-seepage model, to provide a reference for the preservation of earthquake remains and museum development worldwide.

Cite this article as:
Cheng-Shing Chiang, Tyan-Ming Chu, Wen-Hao Chou, Shin-Ho Lee, and Jer-Fu Wang, “Challenges in the Preservation of Disaster Remains – Example of the Chelungpu Fault Preservation Park,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.16, No.2, pp. 201-209, 2021.
Data files:
References
  1. [1] A. Eyre, “Remembering: community commemoration after disaster,” H. Rodríguez, E. L. Quarantelli, and R. R. Dynes (Eds.), “Handbook of Disaster Research,” pp. 441-455, Springer, 2005.
  2. [2] S. Nicholls, “Disaster memorials as government communication,” Australian J. of Emergency Management, Vol.21, No. 4, pp. 36-43, 2006.
  3. [3] E. MacDonald, V. Johnson, M. Gillies, and D. Johnston, “The impact of a museum-based hazard education program on students, teachers and parents,” Int. J. of Disaster Risk Reduction, Vol.21, pp. 360-366, 2017.
  4. [4] L. Wang and M. Tian, “A discussion on the development model of earthquake relic geopark – a case study of the Qingchuan Earthquake Relic Geopark in Sichuan Province, China,” J. of Cultural Heritage, Vol.15, Issue 5, pp. 459-469, 2014.
  5. [5] W.-T. Liang, J.-C. Lee, K. H. Chen, and N.-C. Hsiao, “Citizen Earthquake Science in Taiwan: From Science to Hazard Mitigation,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.12, No.6, pp. 1174-1181, 2017.
  6. [6] K. Sako, R. Fukagawa, and T. Satomi, “Slope Monitoring System at a Slope Behind an Important Cultural Asset,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.6, No.1, pp. 70-79, 2011.
  7. [7] S. S. Putra, B. W. Ridwan, K. Yamanoi, M. Shimomura, Sulistiyani, and D. Hadiyuwono, “Point-Based Rainfall Intensity Information System in Mt. Merapi Area by X-Band Radar,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.14, No.1, pp. 80-89, 2019.
  8. [8] W.-S. Chen, C.-C. Yang, I.-C. Yen, L.-S. Lee, K.-J. Lee, H.-C. Yang, H.-C. Chang, Y. Ota, C.-W. Lin, W.-H. Lin, T.-S. Shih, and S.-T. Lu, “Late Holocene Paleoseismicity of the Southern Part of the Chelungpu Fault in Central Taiwan: Evidence from the Chushan Excavation Site,” Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, Vol.97, No.1B, pp. 1-13, 2007.
  9. [9] W.-S. Chen, N. Matsuta, and C.-C. Yang, “6. Characteristics of Coseismic Thrust-Related Folding from Paleoseismic Investigation Responsible for the 1999 Chi-Chi Earthquake of Central Taiwan,” S. D’Amico (Ed.), “Earthquake Research and Analysis: Seismology, Seismotectonic and Earthquake Geology,” pp. 125-142, InTech, 2012.
  10. [10] W.-J. Huang, W.-S. Chen, Y.-H. Lee, C.-C. Yang, M.-L. Lin, C.-S. Chiang, J.-C. Lee, and S.-T. Lu, “Insights from heterogeneous structures of the 1999 Mw 7.6 Chi-Chi earthquake thrust termination in and near Chushan excavation site, Central Taiwan,” J. of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, Vol.121, Issue 1, pp. 339-364, 2016.
  11. [11] D. L. Parkhurst and C. A. J. Appelo, “User’s guide to PHREEQC (version 2) – A computer program for speciation, batch-reaction, one-dimensional transport, and inverse geochemical calculations,” Water-Resources Investigations Report 99-4259, U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, 1999.

*This site is desgined based on HTML5 and CSS3 for modern browsers, e.g. Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge, Opera.

Last updated on Feb. 25, 2021