Call for Nominations for the National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council, 35686 [2019-15726]

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[FR Doc. 2019–15702 Filed 7–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–28–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:53 Jul 23, 2019 Jkt 247001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Geological Survey [GX19GG00995TR00] Call for Nominations for the National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council U.S. Geological Survey, Department of the Interior. ACTION: Call for nominations. AGENCY: The Department of the Interior is seeking nominations to serve on the National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council (NEPEC). The NEPEC provides advice and recommendations to the Director of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) on earthquake predictions and related scientific research. DATES: Nominations to participate on the NEPEC must be received by August 26, 2019. ADDRESSES: Send nominations electronically to NEPEC_FACA_ Resumes@usgs.gov or by mail to Linda Huey, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Mail Stop 905, Reston, VA 20192. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Michael Blanpied, U.S. Geological Survey, MS 905, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, Virginia 20192; 703–648– 6696; mblanpied@usgs.gov SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NEPEC conducts its operations in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The NEPEC provides recommendations and advice to the Director of the USGS (Director), and functions solely as an advisory body. The NEPEC includes up to 12 members, who are qualified in the seismic sciences and other appropriate fields involved in national earthquake research activities. NEPEC members will be experts in the scientific disciplines that bear on earthquake prediction or other relevant disciplines involved in forecasting natural hazards or public response to such forecasts. NEPEC members are appointed for 3-year terms. Nominations received through this call may be used to fill future vacancies on the NEPEC. Nominations will be reviewed by the USGS and additional information may be requested from nominees. Final selection and appointment of NEPEC members will be made by the Director. The NEPEC meets approximately 1 time per year. The NEPEC may be required to meet on short notice to address an urgent situation regarding an SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00099 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 earthquake prediction or other earthquake emergency. NEPEC members will serve without compensation, but travel and per diem costs will be provided by the USGS. The USGS will also provide necessary support services to the NEPEC. NEPEC meetings are open to the public. Nominations may come from individuals, employers, associations, professional organizations, or other geospatial organizations. Nominations should include a resume or curriculum vitae providing an adequate description of the nominee’s qualifications sufficient for the USGS to make an informed decision regarding meeting the membership requirements of the NEPEC and permit the nominated person to be contacted. Nominations may optionally include supporting letters from employers, associations, professional organizations, and/or other organizations. Additional information about the NEPEC and the nomination process is posted on the NEPEC web page at https://www.nehrp.gov/committees/ index.htm. Authority: 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2. Trent Richardson, Deputy Associate Director, Natural Hazards Mission Area. [FR Doc. 2019–15726 Filed 7–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4338–11–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Geological Survey [GX19EE000101100] Public Meeting of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee U.S. Geological Survey, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Geological Survey

[GX19GG00995TR00]


Call for Nominations for the National Earthquake Prediction 
Evaluation Council

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

ACTION: Call for nominations.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Interior is seeking nominations to serve 
on the National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council (NEPEC). The 
NEPEC provides advice and recommendations to the Director of the U.S. 
Geological Survey (USGS) on earthquake predictions and related 
scientific research.

DATES: Nominations to participate on the NEPEC must be received by 
August 26, 2019.

ADDRESSES: Send nominations electronically to 
[email protected] or by mail to Linda Huey, U.S. Geological 
Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, 
Mail Stop 905, Reston, VA 20192.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Michael Blanpied, U.S. Geological 
Survey, MS 905, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, Virginia 20192; 
703-648-6696; [email protected]

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NEPEC conducts its operations in 
accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. 
The NEPEC provides recommendations and advice to the Director of the 
USGS (Director), and functions solely as an advisory body.
    The NEPEC includes up to 12 members, who are qualified in the 
seismic sciences and other appropriate fields involved in national 
earthquake research activities. NEPEC members will be experts in the 
scientific disciplines that bear on earthquake prediction or other 
relevant disciplines involved in forecasting natural hazards or public 
response to such forecasts. NEPEC members are appointed for 3-year 
terms. Nominations received through this call may be used to fill 
future vacancies on the NEPEC. Nominations will be reviewed by the USGS 
and additional information may be requested from nominees. Final 
selection and appointment of NEPEC members will be made by the 
Director.
    The NEPEC meets approximately 1 time per year. The NEPEC may be 
required to meet on short notice to address an urgent situation 
regarding an earthquake prediction or other earthquake emergency. NEPEC 
members will serve without compensation, but travel and per diem costs 
will be provided by the USGS. The USGS will also provide necessary 
support services to the NEPEC. NEPEC meetings are open to the public.
    Nominations may come from individuals, employers, associations, 
professional organizations, or other geospatial organizations. 
Nominations should include a resume or curriculum vitae providing an 
adequate description of the nominee's qualifications sufficient for the 
USGS to make an informed decision regarding meeting the membership 
requirements of the NEPEC and permit the nominated person to be 
contacted. Nominations may optionally include supporting letters from 
employers, associations, professional organizations, and/or other 
organizations.
    Additional information about the NEPEC and the nomination process 
is posted on the NEPEC web page at https://www.nehrp.gov/committees/index.htm.

    Authority: 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2.

Trent Richardson,
Deputy Associate Director, Natural Hazards Mission Area.
[FR Doc. 2019-15726 Filed 7-23-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4338-11-P