Publications Policy

Publications Acknowledgment Policy:

Acknowledgment of NSF support must appear or be stated in all publications resulting in PEER-supported activities, using at least one of the following statements:

1. For PEER Core-funded projects

"This work was supported primarily by the Earthquake Engineering Research Centers Program of the National Science Foundation, under award number EEC-9701568 through the Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER)."

"Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the National Science Foundation."

2. For PEER Lifelines-funded projects

A. Not funded by CEC
"This project was sponsored by the Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Centerís Program of Applied Earthquake Engineering Research of Lifelines Systems supported by the California Energy Commission, California Department of Transportation, and the Pacific Gas and Electric Company."
"This work made use of the Earthquake Engineering Research Centers Shared Facilities supported by the National Science Foundation, under award number EEC-9701568 through the Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER)."
"Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the National Science Foundation."
B. Funded by CEC
"This project was sponsored by the Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center's Program of Applied Earthquake Engineering Research of Lifeline Systems supported by the California Energy Commission, the California Department of Transportation, and the Pacific Gas and Electric Company."
"This work made use of the Earthquake Engineering Research Centers Shared Facilities supported by the National Science Foundation under award number EEC-9701568 through the Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER). Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the National Science Foundation."
"This report was prepared as a result of work sponsored by the California Energy Commission (Commission). It does not necessarily represent the views of the Commission, its employees, or the State of California. The Commission, the State of California, its employees, contractors, and subcontractors make no warranty, express or implied, and assume no legal liability for the information in this report; nor does any party represent that the use of this information will not infringe upon privately owned rights. This report has not been approved or disapproved by the Commission nor has the Commission passed upon the accuracy or adequacy of the information in this report."

3. For PEER Lifelines-funded PEARL projects, the following should be added in addition to acknowledgments #2A or 2B as shown above:

"The financial support of the PEARL sponsor organizations including the Pacific Gas & Electric Company, the California Energy Commission, and the California Department of Transportation is acknowledged."