National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council, 26833 [07-2357]

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ACTION: Notice of Meeting. ycherry on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: Pursuant to Public Law 96– 472, the National Earthquake Evaluation Council (NEPEC) will hold a 1-day workshop on May 18, 2007, and a short meeting on May 19, 2007. The workshop will be held at the Portland State Office Building, 1st Floor, Room 1D, 800 NE Oregon Street, Lloyd District, Portland, Oregon. On May 19, the short meeting will be held at the Double Tree Hotel, Lloyd Center, 1000 NE Multnomah, Portland, Oregon. The Committee is comprised of members from academia and the Federal Government. The Committee shall advise the Director of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) on proposed earthquake predictions, on the completeness and scientific validity of the available data related to earthquake predictions, and on related matters as assigned by the Director. At the 1-day workshop on May 18, the Committee will discuss with scientific experts the evidence for and nature of episodic nonvolcanic tremor and aseismic creep events and their possible relation to seismic slip on the Cascadia subduction interface and will discuss with emergency managers how the aseismic slip events and other earthquake-related phenomena in Cascadia should be communicated to the public. At the meeting on May 19, the Committee will review the VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:09 May 10, 2007 Jkt 211001 workshop findings and compose recommendations to the USGS on what type of public information might be most appropriate and effective when episodic tremor and creep events are detected, and the Committee will receive brief updates on previous discussion topics. Workshops and meetings of the National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council are open to the public. A draft workshop agenda is available on request (contact information below). 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Geological Survey


National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council

AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey, Department of the Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Meeting.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to Public Law 96-472, the National Earthquake 
Evaluation Council (NEPEC) will hold a 1-day workshop on May 18, 2007, 
and a short meeting on May 19, 2007. The workshop will be held at the 
Portland State Office Building, 1st Floor, Room 1D, 800 NE Oregon 
Street, Lloyd District, Portland, Oregon. On May 19, the short meeting 
will be held at the Double Tree Hotel, Lloyd Center, 1000 NE Multnomah, 
Portland, Oregon. The Committee is comprised of members from academia 
and the Federal Government. The Committee shall advise the Director of 
the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) on proposed earthquake predictions, 
on the completeness and scientific validity of the available data 
related to earthquake predictions, and on related matters as assigned 
by the Director.
    At the 1-day workshop on May 18, the Committee will discuss with 
scientific experts the evidence for and nature of episodic nonvolcanic 
tremor and aseismic creep events and their possible relation to seismic 
slip on the Cascadia subduction interface and will discuss with 
emergency managers how the aseismic slip events and other earthquake-
related phenomena in Cascadia should be communicated to the public. At 
the meeting on May 19, the Committee will review the workshop findings 
and compose recommendations to the USGS on what type of public 
information might be most appropriate and effective when episodic 
tremor and creep events are detected, and the Committee will receive 
brief updates on previous discussion topics.
    Workshops and meetings of the National Earthquake Prediction 
Evaluation Council are open to the public. A draft workshop agenda is 
available on request (contact information below). In order to ensure 
sufficient seating and hand-outs, it is requested that visitors pre-
register by May 11. Members of the public wishing to make a statement 
to the Committee should state that intentions so that time may be 
allotted in the agenda.

DATES: May 18, 2007, commencing at 8:30 a.m. and adjourning at 5 p.m., 
and May 19, 2007, commencing at 8 a.m. and adjourning at noon.
    Contact: Dr. Michael Blanpied, Executive Secretary, National 
Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council, U.S. Geological Survey, MS 
905, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, Virginia 20192, (703) 648-
6696, mblanpied@usgs.gov.

    Dated: May 8, 2007.
Linda Gundersen,
Acting Associated Director for Geology.
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