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The Earthquake Hazards Program funds research in order to provide earth science data and information essential to mitigate earthquake losses.

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Award No. Principal Investigator(s) Region Project Title Institution Final Report Journal Publication(s) Year
G15AP00001Kevin MayedaSouthern CaliforniaSource-Scaling Validation for Selected Southern California Earthquake Sequences and Application to Ground Motion Prediction ($75,000; December 2014 through November 2015) University of California BerkeleyFinal Technical Report Due February 20162015
G15AP00003Robert Nadeau & Roland BurgmannEarthquake Physics Collaborative Research with University of California, Berkeley and Indiana University: Does Consideration of Fault Interaction Improve the Predictability of Repeating Earthquake Sequences at Parkfield? ($73,546; December 2014 through November 2015) University of California BerkeleyFinal Technical Report Due February 20162015
G15AP00004Kaj JohnsonEarthquake Physics Does Consideration of Fault Interaction Improve the Predictability of Repeating Earthquake Sequences at Parkfield?: Collaborative Research with Indiana University and the University of California Berkeley ($18,849; December 2014 through November 2015) Indiana UniversityFinal Technical Report Due February 20162015
G15AP00005Don HelmbergerNationalBroadband Modeling of Large Earthquake Effects ($150,000; December 2014 through November 2016) California Institute of TechnologyFinal Technical Report Due February 20172015
G15AP00007Robert Anderson & Susan AndersonEarthquake EffectsEvaluation of Weathering on Rock Strength and Slope-Stability during Large Earthquakes: Collaborative Research with University of Michigan and University of Colorado Boulder ($28,492; December 2014 through November 2015) University of Colorado BoulderFinal Technical Report Due February 20162015
G15AP00008Marin ClarkEarthquake EffectsEvaluation of Weathering on Rock Strength and Slope-Stability during Large Earthquakes: Collaborative Research with University of Michigan and University of Colordao Boulder ($57,784; December 2014 through November 2015) University of MichiganFinal Technical Report Due February 20162015
G15AP00009Cheryl SeegerCentral and Eastern U.S.Isobath and Clay Cap Survey of the New Madrid Seismic Zone in Southeast Missouri ($49,229; December 2014 through November 2015) Missouri Department of Natural ResourcesFinal Technical Report Due February 20162015
G15AP00011James EvansEarthquake Physics The Analysis of Scaling of Fault-Related Processes:Fluid-Rock Interactions and Slip Processes from the MM to 10's KM Scale of Slip ($59,725; December 2014 through November 2015) Utah State UniversityFinal Technical Report Due February 20162015
G15AP00012Cynthia Ebinger & Frank HorowitzCentral and Eastern U.S.Identification of Faults and Lateral Crustal Loads and their Implications for Intraplate Seismicity in CEUS: Collaborative Research with University of Rochester, Cornell University ($40,026; December 2014 through November 2015) University of RochesterFinal Technical Report Due February 20162015
G15AP00013Franklin Horowitz & Cynthia EbingerCentral and Eastern U.S.Identification of Faults and Lateral Crustal Loads and their Implications for Intraplate Seismicity in CEUS: Collaborative Research with University of Rochester, Cornell University ($34,179; December 2014 through November 2015) Cornell UniversityFinal Technical Report Due February 20162015

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