National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council (NEPEC), 64973 [2013-25616]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 210 / Wednesday, October 30, 2013 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Geological Survey [GX14GG009950000] Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee (SESAC) U.S. Geological Survey. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: Pursuant to Public Law 106– 503, the Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee (SESAC) will hold its next meeting at Stanford University, in Palo Alto, California. The Committee is comprised of members from academia, industry, and State government. The Committee shall advise the Director of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) on matters relating to the USGS’s participation in the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program. The Committee will receive reports on the status of activities of the Program and progress toward Program goals and objectives. The Committee will assess this information and provide guidance on the future undertakings and direction of the Earthquake Hazards Program. Focus topics for this meeting include budget sequestration, rock mechanics research, induced seismicity, earthquake early warning and national earthquake hazard mapping. Meetings of the Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee are open to the public. DATES: November 6–7th, 2013, commencing at 8:30 a.m. on the first day and adjourning at 1:00 p.m. on November 7, 2013. Contact: Dr. William Leith, U.S. Geological Survey, MS 905, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, Virginia 20192, (703) 648–6786, wleith@usgs.gov. SUMMARY: Dated: October 22, 2013. William Leith, Designated Federal Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–25618 Filed 10–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES [GX14GG009950000] National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council (NEPEC) U.S. Geological Survey, Interior. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: Pursuant to Public Law 96– 472, the National Earthquake Prediction VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:58 Oct 29, 2013 Jkt 232001 The meeting will be held in Building 3 of the USGS campus at 345 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park, California. The meeting will commence in the early afternoon of Monday, November 4, 2013, and continue the following day, November 5, 2013, beginning at 9:00 a.m. and adjourning at or before 4:00 p.m. Times are approximate. Guests are encouraged to contact the Executive Secretary for a copy of the agenda and instructions for parking and locating the meeting room. DATES: Geological Survey SUMMARY: Evaluation Council (NEPEC) will hold a one-and-a-half-day meeting on November 4 and 5, 2013, at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in Menlo Park, California. The Council is comprised of members from academia and the Federal Government. The Council shall advise the Director of the U.S. Geological Survey 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 receive several briefings on the history and current state of scientific investigations of earthquake processes in and around the San Andreas fault near the town of Parkfield in central California, and will be asked to advise the USGS on priorities for instrumentation and scientific investigations in the future. The Council will also hear updates on past topics of discussion, including work with social and behavioral scientists on improving hazard and risk messages; development of improved methods for calculation of short-term aftershock probabilities; USGS collaborative work with the Collaboratory for Study of Earthquake Predictability (CSEP); status of an updated Uniform California Earthquake Rupture Forecast (UCERF3); and on the delivery of near-real-time earthquake information by the National Earthquake Information Center (NEIC). A draft meeting agenda is available from the Executive Secretary on request (contact information below), and will be posted to the Web site (above) when finalized. In order to ensure sufficient seating and hand-outs, it is requested that visitors pre-register by contacting the Executive Secretary by November 1. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Geological Survey

[GX14GG009950000]


National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council (NEPEC)

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 one-and-a-half-day 
meeting on November 4 and 5, 2013, at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) 
in Menlo Park, California. The Council is comprised of members from 
academia and the Federal Government. The Council shall advise the 
Director of the U.S. Geological Survey 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 receive several briefings on the 
history and current state of scientific investigations of earthquake 
processes in and around the San Andreas fault near the town of 
Parkfield in central California, and will be asked to advise the USGS 
on priorities for instrumentation and scientific investigations in the 
future. The Council will also hear updates on past topics of 
discussion, including work with social and behavioral scientists on 
improving hazard and risk messages; development of improved methods for 
calculation of short-term aftershock probabilities; USGS collaborative 
work with the Collaboratory for Study of Earthquake Predictability 
(CSEP); status of an updated Uniform California Earthquake Rupture 
Forecast (UCERF3); and on the delivery of near-real-time earthquake 
information by the National Earthquake Information Center (NEIC).
    A draft meeting agenda is available from the Executive Secretary on 
request (contact information below), and will be posted to the Web site 
(above) when finalized. In order to ensure sufficient seating and hand-
outs, it is requested that visitors pre-register by contacting the 
Executive Secretary by November 1. Members of the public wishing to 
make a statement to the Council should provide notice of that intention 
by November 1 so that time may be allotted in the agenda.

DATES: The meeting will be held in Building 3 of the USGS campus at 345 
Middlefield Road, Menlo Park, California. The meeting will commence in 
the early afternoon of Monday, November 4, 2013, and continue the 
following day, November 5, 2013, beginning at 9:00 a.m. and adjourning 
at or before 4:00 p.m. Times are approximate. Guests are encouraged to 
contact the Executive Secretary for a copy of the agenda and 
instructions for parking and locating the meeting room.
    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, Email: mblanpied@usgs.gov.

    Dated: October 21, 2013.
Michael Blanpied,
Designated Federal Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-25616 Filed 10-29-13; 8:45 am]
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