USGS National Seismic Hazard Mapping Project Workshop

The United States Geological Survey’s National Seismic Hazard Mapping Project is in the process of updating the seismic hazard maps during 2012-2013. As a part of this process, they will hold a public ground motion workshop on December 12-13, 2012 in the International House at University of California, Berkeley.

Date: Wednesday December 12 − Thursday December 13, 2012
Location: International House at University of California, Berkeley. Directions
Time: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

How can I attend this workshop?
Attending the workshop is free of charge; however, advance registration is required. The registration for this event is now closed (if you missed the registration and would like to attend remotely email sanazr12@yahoo.com).

Participants who registered for remote attendance will receive the web and phone information via e-mail the week before the event.

How can I participate during this meeting?
All attendees are invited to participate during the discussion sessions. On Thursday afternoon, we welcome short presentations from interested individuals on outlined topics. You may bring a maximum of three slides to the meeting (alternatively, you can email your slides to sanazr128@yahoo.com prior to the meeting).

Other related events
For the convenience of attendees, note that this two day workshop immediately follows the NGA-East Working Meeting on Simulations.

Agenda
The workshop discussion will focus on published ground motion models for earthquakes within active crustal areas, stable continental regions, and subduction zones. Download the final agenda updated on December 7, 2012. (pdf file, 195KB)

Who should attend?
All interested parties are encouraged to participate in this important workshop that will influence future building codes for the U.S.

How can I stay informed of the progress of the NSHMP?
All interested persons are encouraged to sign-up for the 2014 NSHMP Next-Generation Attenuation Relations Mail List.

The workshop is being organized by the United States Geological Survey’s National Seismic Hazard Mapping Project and hosted by the Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER).