National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council (NEPEC) Advisory Committee, 63854 [2010-26164]

Download as PDF 63854 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 200 / Monday, October 18, 2010 / Notices environmental organizations; archaeological and historic organizations, dispersed recreation activities, and wild horse and burro organizations; and Category Three—Representatives of State, county, or local elected office; representatives and employees of a State agency responsible for managing natural resources; representatives of Indian tribes within or adjacent to the area for which the council is organized; representatives of academia who are employed in natural sciences; and the public-at-large. Individuals may nominate themselves or others. Nominees must be residents of the State of Wyoming. The BLM will evaluate nominees based on their education, training, experience, and knowledge of the geographical area of the RAC. Nominees should demonstrate a commitment to collaborative resource decision-making. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Pursuant to Public Law 96– 472, the National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council (NEPEC) will hold a 2-day meeting on November 3 and 4, 2010. The meeting will be held on the campus of the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91106. The Council is comprised of members from academia and the Federal Government. The Council 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. Additional information about the Council may be found at: http:// earthquake.usgs.gov/aboutus/nepec/. At the meeting, the Council will review plans and progress related to understanding, forecasting and communicating about earthquake occurrence in California, the Pacific Northwest, and the Central United States. The Council will ratify the charges to NEPEC subcommittees that will focus on: (1) Methods for rapidly estimating the probability of a large earthquake following a possible foreshock or during a swarm of seismicity, procedures by which Council findings are to be transmitted to the USGS, and the format and content of earthquake advisory statements that may be composed and delivered at times of heightened concern; (2) earthquake occurrence and forecasting in the Pacific Northwest; (3) earthquake occurrence and forecasting in the Central and Eastern U.S.; and (4) review procedures for the project intended to deliver an updated Uniform California Earthquake Rupture Forecast (UCERF3) in summer 2012. 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 November 1. Members of the public wishing to make a statement to the Committee should provide notice of that intention by November 1 so that time may be allotted in the agenda. Geological Survey DATES: Ken Salazar, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2010–26171 Filed 10–15–10; 8:45 am] mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 4310–84–P National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council (NEPEC) Advisory Committee U.S. Geological Survey, Interior. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:45 Oct 15, 2010 Jkt 223001 SUMMARY: November 3, 2009, commencing at 8:30 a.m. and adjourning at 5:30 p.m., and November 4, 2009, commencing at 8:30 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, PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Reston, Virginia 20192, (703) 648–6696, E-mail: mblanpied@usgs.gov. Dated: October 8, 2010. William S. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Geological Survey


National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council (NEPEC) 
Advisory Committee

AGENCY:  U.S. Geological Survey, Interior.

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 2-day meeting on 
November 3 and 4, 2010. The meeting will be held on the campus of the 
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91106. The 
Council is comprised of members from academia and the Federal 
Government. The Council 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. Additional information about the Council may be found at: 
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/aboutus/nepec/.
    At the meeting, the Council will review plans and progress related 
to understanding, forecasting and communicating about earthquake 
occurrence in California, the Pacific Northwest, and the Central United 
States. The Council will ratify the charges to NEPEC subcommittees that 
will focus on: (1) Methods for rapidly estimating the probability of a 
large earthquake following a possible foreshock or during a swarm of 
seismicity, procedures by which Council findings are to be transmitted 
to the USGS, and the format and content of earthquake advisory 
statements that may be composed and delivered at times of heightened 
concern; (2) earthquake occurrence and forecasting in the Pacific 
Northwest; (3) earthquake occurrence and forecasting in the Central and 
Eastern U.S.; and (4) review procedures for the project intended to 
deliver an updated Uniform California Earthquake Rupture Forecast 
(UCERF3) in summer 2012.
    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 November 1. Members of the public wishing to make a 
statement to the Committee should provide notice of that intention by 
November 1 so that time may be allotted in the agenda.

DATES: November 3, 2009, commencing at 8:30 a.m. and adjourning at 5:30 
p.m., and November 4, 2009, commencing at 8:30 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, E-mail: mblanpied@usgs.gov.

    Dated: October 8, 2010.
William S. Leith,
Acting Associate Director for Natural Hazards.
[FR Doc. 2010-26164 Filed 10-15-10; 8:45 am]
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