Proposal for a ten-year national earthquake hazards program
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Proposal for a ten-year national earthquake hazards program a partnership of science and the community. by Federal Council for Science and Technology (U.S.). Ad Hoc Interagency Working Group for Earthquake Research.

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Published in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Seismology -- Research -- United States.,
  • Earthquake prediction.

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Edition Notes

StatementPrepared for the Office of Science and Technology and the Federal Council for Science and Technology.
ContributionsUnited States. Office of Science and Technology., Federal Council for Science and Technology (U.S.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQE535 .U72
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, a-d, 81 p.
Number of Pages81
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5737722M
LC Control Number70600525

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The Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction (ACEHR) was established in as part of the reauthorization of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) (Public Law ). ACEHR’s members are non-Federal employees serving three-year terms from research and academic institutions, earthquake-related. The USGS monitors and reports on earthquakes, assesses earthquake impacts and hazards, and conducts targeted research on the causes and effects of earthquakes. We undertake these activities as part of the larger National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP), a four-agency partnership established by Congress. THE NATIONAL EARTHQUAKE HAZARDS REDUCTION PROGRAM AT TWENTY-FIVE YEARS: ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND C HALLE N GE S As ST RA CT The purpose of the 7th Disasters Roundtable workshop, held on Febru , was to review the accomplishments and challenges of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) on its 25th anniversary. Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of that created the multi-agency National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP), the EHP has provided much of the problem-focused earth science research and data that has led to a better understanding of the occurrence of earthquakes and their damaging effects.

Overview - Hazard Mitigation Hazard Mitigation Join Local Mitigation Efforts Develop Mitigation Projects Implement and Fund Project Mitigation Case Study Hazards Posed by Natural Disasters Water and wastewater utilities are vulnerable to a variety of hazards. including natural disasters such as earthquakes, flooding, tornados, and. wildfires. Among the reports that led to congressional enactment of NEHRP were the following: Ad Hoc Interagency Working Group, Proposal for a Ten-Year National Earthquake Hazard Program, Federal Council for Science and Technology, Washington, D.C., ; National Research Council, Earthquake Engineering Research, National Academy Press, Washington, D.C.   Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) is to encourage design and building practices that address the earthquake hazard and minimize the resulting risk of damage and injury. Publication of this document, which is a companion guide to the edition of the NEHRP Recommended Seismic Provisions for. The real key to surviving an earthquake and reducing your risk of injury lies in planning, preparing, and practicing what you and your family will do if it happens. Read these tips for Being Prepared for an Earthquake provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).