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Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program

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This federal aid program is managed by:

U.S. Geological Survey, Department of the Interior

Objectives:

To support earthquake hazards research in order to develop information, knowledge, and methods relevant to the major Earthquake Hazards Program elements: national and regional earthquake hazards assessments; research related to earthquake information, monitoring, and notification; research on earthquake occurrence, physics, and effects; and earthquake safety policy. Specific objectives and research tasks identified as measures of progress towards the goals of these program elements are described in greater detail in the Research Priorities section of the annual Program Announcement.

Funding obligations:

(Cooperative Agreements) FY 09 $6,937,000; FY 10 est $6,674,000; FY 11 est $7,000,000

Uses and Use Restrictions:

Specific research objectives are identified in the annual program announcement. Applications for research projects not covered by one of the objectives are not solicited.

Examples of Funded Projects:

Fiscal Year 2010: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2011: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2012: No Current Data Available

Program Accomplishments:

Fiscal Year 2010: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2011: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2012: No Current Data Available

Types of Assistance:

Cooperative Agreements

Range and Average of Financial Assistance:

$6,000 to $1,300,000; average $75,000.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance:

Grants and cooperative agreements will normally be awarded in 12 or 36 month budget periods. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Recipients request payment as needed throughout the award period.

Applicant Eligibility:

Colleges, universities, profit-making, and nonprofit organizations, and State and local governments may make application for support by a named principal investigator.

Beneficiary Eligibility:

Research scientists, engineers, and the general public will ultimately benefit from the program.

Award Procedure:

Notification of an award is by a grant or cooperative agreement document signed by a contracting officer.

Contact Info for Headquarters Office:

Elizabeth Lemersal, Department of the Interior, Geological Survey, MS 905 National Center, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, Virginia 20192 Email: gd-coordinator@usgs.gov Phone: (703) 648-6701 Fax: (703) 648-6642.

Website Address:

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/research/external/.

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