National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council, 50342 [E8-19727]

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E8–19730 Filed 8–25–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4311–AM–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR U.S. Geological Survey National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council U.S. Geological Survey. Notice of Meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: Pursuant to Public Law 96– 472, the National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council (NEPEC) will hold a meeting. The meeting location is the Hilton Palm Springs Resort, 400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, California 92262–6605. 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. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

U.S. Geological Survey


National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council

AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey.

ACTION: Notice of Meeting.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to Public Law 96-472, the National Earthquake 
Prediction Evaluation Council (NEPEC) will hold a meeting. The meeting 
location is the Hilton Palm Springs Resort, 400 East Tahquitz Canyon 
Way, Palm Springs, California 92262-6605. 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.
    The Council will receive a briefing on the Colaboratory for Study 
of Earthquake Predictability (CSEP), a report on a workshop on Episodic 
Tremor and Slip held last winter, and short reports and updates on 
several other topics. The Council will also discuss the potential need 
to provide advisory reports on short notice if natural observations 
suggest an increased earthquake risk, and the form and content of such 
reports.
    Meetings of the National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council 
are open to the public.

DATES: September 10, 2008, commencing at 1 p.m. and adjourning at 4 
p.m. on September 11, 2008.
    Contact: Dr. William Leith, U.S. Geological Survey, MS 905, 12201 
Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, Virginia 20192, (703) 648-6786, 
wleith@usgs.gov.

    Dated: August 20, 2008.
Suzette M. Kimball,
Associate Director for Geology.
 [FR Doc. E8-19727 Filed 8-25-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4311-AM-P