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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
00HQGR0008Gary PattersonCentral and Eastern U.S.SMARRT: Strategies for Mid-America Residential RetrofitUniversity of Memphisdownload
2000
00HQGR0024Ronald Street Central and Eastern U.S.A surface-to-bedrock, shear wave and geotechnical investigation of the post-Paleozoic sediments across the Upper Mississippi Embayment between the 35th and 36th parallels: Collaborative Research with the University of MemphisUniversity of Kentuckydownload
2000
00HQGR0025Paul MayneCentral and Eastern U.S.Cone Penetration Testing for Seismic Hazards Evaluation in Memphis & Shelby County, TennesseeGeorgia Institute of Technologydownload
2000
00HQGR0031Roy Van ArsdaleCentral and Eastern U.S.Surficial geologic and liquefaction susceptibility mapping in Shelby County, TennesseeUniversity of Memphisdownload
2000
00HQGR0066Haydar Al-ShukriCentral and Eastern U.S.Spatial and temporal characteristics of paleoseismic features in the southern terminus of the New Madrid Seismic Zone in Eastern ArkansasUniversity of Arkansas at Little Rockdownload
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00HQGR0077Arch JohnstonCentral and Eastern U.S.A Moment Magnitude Seismicity Catalog for the United States East of the Rocky Mountain FrontUniversity of Memphisdownload
2000
01HQAG0019Glenn RixCentral and Eastern U.S.Liquefction Susceptibility Mapping in Memphis/Shelby County, TN Georgia Institute of Technology download
2001
01HQAG0205Brian WaldronCentral and Eastern U.S.Creation, Expansion, Maintenance, and Application of a Subsurface Database for Shelby County, TNUniversity of Memphisdownload
2001
01HQGR0003Lorraine WolfCentral and Eastern U.S.Geophysical Investigations of Earthquake-Induced Liquefaction at Cultural Sites in the New Madrid Seismic ZoneAuburn Universitydownload
2001
01HQGR0024Paul BodinCentral and Eastern U.S.Seismic response of deep sediments in mid-continent (using broad band and short period signals)University of Memphisdownload
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01HQGR0030Timothy StarkCentral and Eastern U.S.Interpretation of Ground Shaking from Paleoliquefaction FeaturesUniversity of Illinois Chicagodownload
2001
01HQGR0039Paul MayneCentral and Eastern U.S.Cone Penetration Testing for Seismic Hazards Evaluation in Mid-AmericaGeorgia Institute of Technologydownload
2001
01HQGR0044Edward WooleryCentral and Eastern U.S.An integrated geophysical assessment of Late Quaternary neotectonics along the northern Mississippi Embayment extension of the Fluorspar area fault complexKentucky Geological Survey download
2001
01HQGR0050Paul SegallCentral and Eastern U.S.Fault loading processes in the New Madrid seismic zoneStanford University download
2001
01HQGR0052Randel CoxCentral and Eastern U.S.Investigation of seismically-induced liquefaction in the southern Mississippi EmbaymentUniversity of Memphisdownload
2001
01HQGR0055John BaldwinCentral and Eastern U.S.Paleoseismic investigation of the Idalia Hill fault along the Commerce geophysical lineament, Idalia, MissouriWilliam Lettis and Associatesdownload
2001
01HQGR0059Chandan SaikiaCentral and Eastern U.S.Maps of ground motion amplification representing the 3D effects of the Mississippi Embayment on wave propagation URS Greiner Woodward Clyde Federal Servicesdownload
2001
01HQGR0061Michael HamburgerCentral and Eastern U.S.GPS Constraints on Present-Day Strain in the U.S. midcontinentIndiana University download
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01HQGR0063Gary PattersonCentral and Eastern U.S.ASAP: Automated seismic alert projectUniversity of Memphisdownload
2001
01HQGR0118Ronald StreetCentral and Eastern U.S.A surface-to-bedrock, shear wave and geotechnical investigation of the post-Paleozoic sediments across the Upper Mississippi Embayment between the 35th and 36th parallels: Collaborative research with the University of MemphisUniversity of Kentuckydownload
2001
01HQGR0126John McBrideCentral and Eastern U.S.Detection of geologically recent deformation near the northern terminus of the New Madrid seismic zone using high-resolution seismic reflection and drill hole informationIllinois State Geological Surveydownload
2001
01HQGR0153Gabriel ToroCentral and Eastern U.S.Estimation of the magnitudes of 1811-1812 New MadridRisk Engineering, Inc.download
2001
01HQGR0164Martitia TuttleCentral and Eastern U.S.Towards a paleoearthquake chronology for the New Madrid seismic zone: Collaborative research with M. Tuttle & Associates and the USGSM. Tuttle & Assoc download
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01HQGR0195Robert BauerCentral and Eastern U.S.Shear wave velocity determination of nonlithified geologic materials and production of soil amplification maps for Project Impact community areas in the CUSEC regionCentral U.S. Earthquake Consortium (CUSEC)download
2001
02HQAG0007Norman HesterCentral and Eastern U.S.Collections, compilation and analysis of geologic and geotechnical data for map production translation and transfer of geotechnical data. Achieving earthquake disaster reduction through community based partnershipCentral U.S. Earthquake Consortium (CUSEC)download
2002
02HQAG0103Brian WaldronCentral and Eastern U.S.Database Management and Subsurface Stratigraphic Surface Interpolation for the Shelby County Hazard Mapping Project.University of Memphisdownload
2002
02HQGR0001Gail AtkinsonCentral and Eastern U.S.Updated ground motion relations for earthquakes in Eastern North AmericaCarleton Universitydownload
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02HQGR0004Shahram PezeshkCentral and Eastern U.S.Collaborative research with the University of Memphis and the USGS: Downhole seismic instrumentation at the I-40 Mississippi river bridge in Memphis, TennesseeUniversity of Memphis download
2002
02HQGR0016 Ronald StreetCentral and Eastern U.S.Analysis of strong-motion records from the University of Kentucky accelerometers in the New Madrid seismic zone: 1990 through 2001University of Kentucky download
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02HQGR0023Ronald StreetCentral and Eastern U.S.Shear-wave velocities of the post-Paleozoic sediments in the Upper Mississippi embayment: Collaborative research with the University of Kentucky and the University of MemphisUniversity of Kentuckydownload
2002
02HQGR0024John BaldwinCentral and Eastern U.S.Geophysical and paleoseismic investigations of the New Madrid North fault, Farrenburg, MissouriWilliam Lettis and Associates, Inc.download
2002
02HQGR0025Randel CoxCentral and Eastern U.S.Paleoseismology of the southeastern margin of the Reelfoot Rift in the vicinity of Memphis, TennesseeUniversity of Memphisdownload
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02HQGR0028Yuehua ZengCentral and Eastern U.S.Development of ground motion regression relations for eastern North AmericaUniversity of Nevada Renodownload
2002
02HQGR0029Jer-Ming ChiuCentral and Eastern U.S.Shear-wave velocity of the post-Paleozoic sediments in the upper Mississippi embayment: Collaborative research between the University of Kentucky and the University of Memphis.University of Memphisdownload
2002
02HQGR0031James HarrisCentral and Eastern U.S.Shallow seismic reflection investigations of the Big Creek Fault Zone and its extension into the Memphis, Tennessee, Area: Collaborative research with Mississippi Mineral Resources Institute, University of MississippiMillsaps College download
2002
02HQGR0032Charles SwannCentral and Eastern U.S.Shallow Seismic Reflection Investigations of the Big Creek Fault Zone and its Extension into the Memphis, Tennessee, Area: Collaborative with Millsaps College, Jackson, MSMississippi Mineral Resources Institutedownload
2002
02HQGR0036Laurie BaiseCentral and Eastern U.S.Liquefaction hazard mapping in Boston, Massachusetts: Collaborative research with William Lettis & Assoc., Inc. and Tufts UniversityTufts Universitydownload
2002
02HQGR0040Charles BrankmanCentral and Eastern U.S.Liquefaction hazard mapping in Boston, Massachusetts: Collaborative research with William Lettis & Associates and Tufts UniversityWilliam Lettis and Associates, Inc.download
2002
02HQGR0053Roy Van ArsdaleCentral and Eastern U.S.Investigation of faulting beneath the city of Memphis and Shelby County, TennesseeUniversity of Memphisdownload
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02HQGR0077Charles LangstonCentral and Eastern U.S.ESEE - Embayment Seismic Excitation Experiment: Collaborative Research with CERI and the U. S. Geological Survey University of Memphisdownload
2002
02HQGR0097Martitia TuttleCentral and Eastern U.S.Search for and study of sand blows at distant sites resulting from prehistoric and historic New Madrid earthquakes: Collaborative research, M. Tuttle & Associates and Central Region Geologic Hazards Team, USGSM. Tuttle & Associatesdownload
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02HQGR0101Edward WooleryCentral and Eastern U.S.A comprehensive geotechnical investigation and installation of a borehole accelerometer array in the New Madrid seismic zoneKentucky Geological Survey download
2002
02HQGR0107Glen MattioliCentral and Eastern U.S.Evaluation of monument stability and noise associated with campaign and continuous GPS geodesy in the New Madrid seismic zone and other areas of unconsolidated sedimentUniversity of Arkansasdownload
2002
02HQGR0120Shelly KennerCentral and Eastern U.S.Fault Loading Processes in the New Madrid Seismic Zone, dated January 15, 2001University of Kentuckydownload
2002
03HQAG0103Gary PattersonCentral and Eastern U.S.The Public Earthquake Resource Center ($20,000; August 2003 through Juy 2005)University of Memphisdownload
2003
03HQGR0001Eric CalaisCentral and Eastern U.S.Testing intraplate deformation in the North America plate interior from a combined geodetic solution: implication for strain accumulation on potentially seismogenic faults in the central and eastern U. S.: Collaborative research with Purdue University ($47,512; November 2002 through October 2004)Purdue Universitydownload
2003
03HQGR0002Dennis DeMetsCentral and Eastern U.S.Testing intraplate deformation in the North America plate interior from a combined geodetic solution: implication for strain accumulation on potentially seismogenic faults in the central and eastern U. S.: Collaborative research with Purdue University ($20,365; November 2002 through October 2004)University of Wisconsindownload
2003
03HQGR0007Won-Young KimCentral and Eastern U.S.Source Characterization and Hazard Implication of the April 20, 2002, Plattsburgh, New York, Earthquake Sequence ($79,982; November 2002 through October 2003)Columbia Universitydownload
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03HQGR0011Randel CoxCentral and Eastern U.S.Investigation of seismically-induced liquefaction in the southern Mississippi embayment ($24,994; February 2003 through January 2004)University of Memphisdownload
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03HQGR0023J. David RogersCentral and Eastern U.S.Seismically-induced land slippage in the Benton Hills and Crowley's Ridge, New Madrid seismic zone, Missouri and Arkansas ($36,867; January 2002 through October 2003) University of Missouridownload
2003
03HQGR0029John BaldwinCentral and Eastern U.S.Liquefaction susceptibility mapping, St. Louis, Missouri and Illinois ($48,394; January 2003 through December 2004)William Lettis and Associates, Inc.download
2003
03HQGR0030Keith KelsonCentral and Eastern U.S.Evaluation of potential aseismic creep along the Ouachita frontal fault zone, southeastern Oklahoma ($57,303; January 2003 through December 2004)William Lettis and Associates, Inc.download
2003
03HQGR0031Martitia TuttleCentral and Eastern U.S.Re-evaluation of earthquake potential and source in the vicinity of Newburyport, Massachusetts ($45,000; January 2003 through December 2003)M. Tuttle & Associatesdownload
2003
03HQGR0035Robert SmalleyCentral and Eastern U.S.Reducing earthquake losses in the central US through incorporation of strain rate data from GPS in hazard estimations ($35,199; January 2003 through June 2004)University of Memphisdownload
2003
03HQGR0036Jose PujolCentral and Eastern U.S.Determination of shallow shear wave attenuation in the Mississippi embayment using vertical seismic profiling data ($117,668; January 2003 through December 2006)University of Memphisdownload
2003
03HQGR0044Mitchell WithersCentral and Eastern U.S.ShakeMap for Memphis ($31,525; January 2003 through December 2003)University of Memphisdownload
2003
03HQGR0046Ronald AndrusCentral and Eastern U.S.NEHRP site class and liquefaction susceptibility mapping of the Charleston quadrangle, South Carolina ($80,000; January 2003 through June 2005)Clemson Universitydownload
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03HQGR0050Haydar Al-ShukriCentral and Eastern U.S.Spatial and Temporal Characteristics of Paleoseismic Features in the Southern Terminus of the New Madrid Seismic Zone in Eastern Arkansas (25,000; January 2003 through November 2004)University of Arkansas at Little Rockdownload
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03HQGR0054Shelly KennerCentral and Eastern U.S.Earthquake generation within localized intraplate seismic zones: sources of stress and geometric considerationsUniversity of Kentucky2003
03HQGR0070Michael C. HansenCentral and Eastern U.S.The Ohio Seismic NetworkOhio Geological Surveyinfo2003
03HQGR0095John BaldwinCentral and Eastern U.S.Paleoseismic Investigation on the Idalia Hill Fault along the commerce geophysical lineament, Idalia, MissouriWilliam Lettis & Associates, Incdownload
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03HQGR0103Gary PavlisCentral and Eastern U.S.Structure and seismicity of the Wabash Valley seismic zoneIndiana Universitydownload
2003
03HQGR0104Seth SteinCentral and Eastern U.S.Investigation of intraplate strain in North America using GPS Northwestern Universitydownload
2003
03HQGR0107Jeffrey BachhuberCentral and Eastern U.S.Development of liquefaction and ground failure hazard maps for the greater San Juan metropolitn area, Puerto Rico. William Lettis and Associates, Inc.download
2003
03HQGR0109Gary PattersonCentral and Eastern U.S."Our Seismic Earth": An Interactive Module for Earth Science and Earthquake Education. University of Memphisdownload
2003
03HQGR0110Gary PattersonCentral and Eastern U.S.Seismic hazard map products for the central and eastern U.S. (ShazMaP). University of Memphisdownload
2003
04HQAG0214David WilliamsCentral and Eastern U.S.Cooperative Agreement between the USGS and the Southwest Indiana Disaster Resistant Community Corporation (SWIDRCC), July 2004 ($5,887; September 2004 through December 2005)Southwest Indiana Disaster Resistant Community Corpdownload
2004
04HQGR0015William McCannCentral and Eastern U.S.Improving the seismic hazard model for Puerto Rico: A reliable microearthquake catalog through seismic velocity modeling and microearthquake joint location ($39,334; November 2003 through November 2004)Earth Scientific Consultantsdownload
2004
04HQGR0016David HoffmanCentral and Eastern U.S.Saint Louis Missouri Area Surficial Materials Database ($60,000; January 2004 through April 2005)Missouri Department of Natural ResourcesFinal Technical Report Due July 2005. See 05HQGR00192004
04HQGR0018Rachel AbercrombieCentral and Eastern U.S.Source scaling of earthquakes in the northeastern United States: Collaborative research with Columbia University and Boston University ($14,249; November 2004 through December 2005)Boston Universitydownload
2004
04HQGR0019Paul BodinCentral and Eastern U.S.Intraplate seismic sources and wave propagation: A critical comparison ($58,000; November 2003 through November 2005)University of Memphisdownload
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04HQGR0022Martitia TuttleCentral and Eastern U.S.Development of education displays and webpage on paleoseismology and earthquake hazards of the New Madrid seismic zone ($23,437; December 2003 through May 2006)M. Tuttle & Assocdownload
2004
04HQGR0028Won-Young KimCentral and Eastern U.S.Source Scaling of Earthquakes in the Northeastern United States: Collaborative Research with Columbia University and Boston University ($51,385; November 2003 through November 2005)Columbia Universitydownload
2004
04HQGR0036Jia-Kang XieCentral and Eastern U.S.Source spectral shape, scaling, stress drop, and radiated energy of earthquakes in the continental U.S., and implications on seismic hazard maps (CANCELLED).Columbia UniversityAward Cancelled No Final Technical Report Required.2004
04HQGR0046Mian LiuCentral and Eastern U.S.Intraplace Earthquake in the Central Eastern United States: An integrated Seismological and Geodynamics Study ($110,000; January 2004 through August 2006) University of Missouridownload
2004
04HQGR0049Martitia TuttleCentral and Eastern U.S.Re-evaluation of earthquake potential and source in the vicinity of Newburyport, Massachusetts ($45,000; January 2004 through September 2005)M. Tuttle & Associatesdownload
2004
04HQGR0053Pradeep TalwaniCentral and Eastern U.S.Paleoseismological studies in the Charleston, South Carolina region ($55,000: January 2004 through December 2007) University of South Carolinadownload
2004
04HQGR0060Mitchell WithersCentral and Eastern U.S.ShakeMap for Memphis ($43,327; January 2004 through December 2004)University of Memphisdownload
2004
04HQGR0074Robert BauerCentral and Eastern U.S.Central U.S. shear wave velocity database with accompany geological/geotechnical information of nonlithified geologic materials ($60,000; January 2004 through January 2005)Central U.S. Earthquake Consortium (CUSEC)download
2004
04HQGR0075Miguel PandoCentral and Eastern U.S.Ground Motion Evaluation and Geotechnical Database for the City of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico ($41,000; January 2004 through June 2005)University of Puerto Ricodownload
2004
04HQGR0091Pamela JansmaCentral and Eastern U.S.Constraints on Active Faulting and Diffuse Extensions in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands from GPS Geodesy: Implications for Seismic Hazard ($83,270; March 2004 through February 2007)University of Arkansasdownload
2004
04HQGR0093Roy Van ArsdaleCentral and Eastern U.S.Investigation of Possible Quaternary Faulting in the City of Memphis and Shelby County, Tennessee ($32,894; March 2004 through August 2005)University of Memphisdownload
2004
04HQGR0094Edward WooleryCentral and Eastern U.S.High-Resolution Geophysical and Geological investigation of late Quaternary deformation in the lower Wabash Valley Fault Zone ($54,158; April 2004 through August 2005)University of Kentuckydownload
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04HQGR0095Edward WooleryCentral and Eastern U.S.Ground Motion Site Effects in the Wabash Valley Region From the 18 June 2002 Darmstadt Earthquake ($45,774; April 2004 through August 2005)University of Kentuckydownload
2004
04HQGR0166Laurie BaiseCentral and Eastern U.S.Regional Wave Propagation in New York: Collaborative research with Boston University and Tufts University ($8,454; September 2004 through August 2006)Tufts Universitydownload
2004
04HQGR0167Rachel AbercrombieCentral and Eastern U.S.Regional Wave Propagation in New England and New York: Collaborative research with Boston University and Tufts University ($50,210; September 2004 through August 2006)Boston Universitydownload
2004
05HQAG0147J. David RogersCentral and Eastern U.S.Implementation of an AGS-Cosmos-FHWA Compatible Geotechnical Databases for the St. Louis Metro Area, Missouri and Illinois and, the Evansville-Henderson Area, Indiana and Kentucky ($45,761; September 2005 through August 2006)University of Missouri Rolladownload
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05HQGR0012Carlos MendozaCentral and Eastern U.S.Improving the seismic hazard model for Puerto Rico through seismic tomography and a reliable microearthquake catalog with recalculated magnitudes and calibrated error estimates: Collaborative research with W. McCann and C. Mendoza ($30,695; December 2004 through November 2005)Independentdownload
2005
05HQGR0013William McCannCentral and Eastern U.S.Improving the seismic hazard model for Puerto Rico through seismic tomography and a reliable microearthquake catalog with recalculated magnitudes and calibrated error estimates: Collarborative research with W.McCann and C. Mendoza ($30,695; December 2004 through November 2005)Earth Scientific Consultantsdownload
2005
05HQGR0014Phyllis SteckelCentral and Eastern U.S.Regional seismic hazards information transfer to executive policymakers and private-sector leaders ($42,313; December 2004 through November 2005)Phyllis Steckeldownload
2005
05HQGR0019James PalmerCentral and Eastern U.S.St. Louis area surficial materials database ($45,000; December 2004 through March 2006) Missouri Department of Natural Resourcesdownload
2005
05HQGR0020David HoffmanCentral and Eastern U.S.St. Louis area shear wave velocity testing ($50,000; December 2004 through November 2005) University of Missouridownload
2005
05HQGR0033Jennifer HaaseCentral and Eastern U.S.Calculation and validation of probabilistic seismic hazard assessment for the urban area of Evansville incorporating site effects ($77,608; January 2005 through June 2007)Purdue Universitydownload
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05HQGR0037Ronald AndrusCentral and Eastern U.S.Electronic Files of Shear Wave Velocity and Cone Penetration Test Measurements from the Greater Charleston Area, South Carolina ($45,000; January 2005 through December 2005)Clemson Universitydownload
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05HQGR0039Gail AtkinsonCentral and Eastern U.S.Relationship between felt intensity and instrumental ground motion measures for New Madrid ShakeMaps ($28,840; January 2005 through December 2005)Carleton Universitydownload
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05HQGR0042Stephen HortonCentral and Eastern U.S.Earthquake Town Meeting ($26,643; January 2005 through December 2006) University of Memphisdownload
2005
05HQGR0043Arleen HillCentral and Eastern U.S.Communicating Strong Ground Motion in Mid-America ($40,000; July 2005 through May 2007)University of Memphisdownload
2005
05HQGR0045Martitia TuttleCentral and Eastern U.S.Improving the earthquake chronology for the St. Louis region: Collaborative research with M. Tuttle & Assoc. and the USGS ($166,554; January 2005 through December 2008)M. Tuttle & Associatesdownload
2005
05HQGR0046Robert HerrmannCentral and Eastern U.S.Shear-Wave velocity determination for metropolitian St. Louis ($34,259; January 2005 through June 2006) Saint Louis Universitydownload
2005
05HQGR0056Robert BauerCentral and Eastern U.S.Shear Wave Velocity, Geology and Geotechnical Data on Earth Materials in the Central U.S. Urban Hazard Mapping Areas ($67,020; January 2005 through January 2006)Illinois State Geological Surveydownload
2005
05HQGR0059Ralph ArchuletaCentral and Eastern U.S.Predicting the Spatial Variability of Site Response ($52,103; January 2005 through June 2006)University of California Santa Barbaradownload
2005
05HQGR0063Justin PearceCentral and Eastern U.S.Liquefaction susceptibility and probabilistic liquefaction potential hazard mapping, St. Louis, Missouri and Illinois ($64,342; January 2005 through December 2007) William Lettis and Associatesdownload
2005
05HQGR0072Steven JaumeCentral and Eastern U.S.Shallow shear wave velocity structure of the Charleston historical district, South Carolina: Comparison of surficial methods and borehole results ($46,999; January 2005 through August 2006) College of Charlestondownload
2005
05HQGR0075Christa von Hillebrandt-AndradeCentral and Eastern U.S.Holocene faulting of the Cerro Goden fault, western Puerto Rico: Collaborative research with Judith Zachariasen and the University of Puerto Rico ($15,000; January 2005 through December 2005) University of Puerto Ricodownload
2005
05HQGR0081Lorraine WolfCentral and Eastern U.S.Investigation of pore fluid pressure variations from crustal deformation and regional flow modeling: New Madrid seismic zone ($59,501; February 2005 through April 2007)Auburn University download
2005
05HQGR0082Judith ZachariasenCentral and Eastern U.S.Holocene faulting of the Cerro Goden fault, western Puerto Rico: Collaborative research with Judith Zachariasen and the University of Puerto Rico ($48,665; February 2005 through April 2006) Independentdownload
2005
05HQGR0091Edward WooleryCentral and Eastern U.S.High-Resolution Geophysical and Geological Investigations of Lower Wabash Valley Fault System Neotectonics ($47,498; April 2005 through September 2006)University of Kentuckydownload
2005
06HQAG0141Gary PattersonCentral and Eastern U.S.Public Earthquake Resource Center at CERI ($60,000; August 2006 through March 2010)University of Memphisdownload
2006
06HQAG0145Edward Woolery & Zhenming WangCentral and Eastern U.S.Central United States Seismic Observatory: Phase I, Deep Borehole Installation ($45,345; August 2006 through September 2007)University of Kentuckydownload
2006
06HQGR0019John EbelCentral and Eastern U.S.Shake Maps for Earthquakes in the Northeastern United States: Collaborative Rsearch with Columbia University & Boston College ($15,000; March 2006 through May 2007)Boston Collegedownload
2006
06HQGR0022Won-Young KimCentral and Eastern U.S.Shake Maps for Earthquakes in the Northeastern United States: Collaborative Rsearch with Columbia University & Boston College ($35,000; March 2006 through May 2007)Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatorydownload
2006
06HQGR0023Martitia TuttleCentral and Eastern U.S.Study of Source, Magnitude, and Recurrence Time of Large Earthquakes Affecting Northern Puerto Rico: Collaborative Research, M. Tuttle & Associates and Central Region Geologic Hazards Team, USGS ($49,000; February 2006 through May 2007)M. Tuttle & Associatesdownload
2006
06HQGR0026David HoffmanCentral and Eastern U.S.St. Louis, Metro Area Shear Wave Velocity Testing (Renewal)($20,000; February 2006 through January 2008)University of Missouridownload
2006
06HQGR0039John PuchakayalaCentral and Eastern U.S.Reducing Earthquake Loss in the Central U.S. Through the Incorporation of Strain Rate Data From GPS in Hazard Estimation ($53,642; March 2006 through February 2008)University of Memphisdownload
2006
06HQGR0040Charles LangstonCentral and Eastern U.S.Linear & Non-Linear Wave Propagation Studies within sediments of the Mississippi embayment ($65,794; April 2006 through September 2007) University of Memphisdownload
2006
06HQGR0048Mitchell WithersCentral and Eastern U.S.Mid-America Shakemap: A Large Regional Implementation ($45,000; February 2006 through January 2007)University of Memphisdownload
2006
06HQGR0049Jer-Ming ChiuCentral and Eastern U.S.High Resolution P- and S- Wave Velocity Structure of the Post-Paleozoic Sediments in the Upper Mississippi Embayment: Collaborative Research Between the University of Kentucky and the University of Memphis ($20,000; March 2006 through September 2007)University of Memphisdownload
2006
06HQGR0053Gail AtkinsonCentral and Eastern U.S.Analysis of "Did You Feel It?" Intensity Data to Determine Ground Motion Characteristics for the Central United States ($25,560; February 2006 through January 2007)Atkinsondownload
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06HQGR0058Ronald AndrusCentral and Eastern U.S.Liquefaction Potential Map of Charleston, South Carolina Based on the 1886 Earthquake ($31,000; March 2006 through February 2007)Clemson Universitydownload
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06HQGR0109Martin ChapmanCentral and Eastern U.S.Investigation of Attentuation in the Epicentral Area of the 1886 Charleston, South Carolina Earthquake Using Data from Seismic Refraction Profiles ($40,000; January 2006 through December 2006)Virginia Polytechnic Institute download
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06HQGR0110Robert HerrmannCentral and Eastern U.S.Calibration of Absolute Ground Motion Scaling for the Central Mississippi Valley using ANSS Digital Data ($40,000; June 2006 through August 2009) Saint Louis Universitydownload
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06HQGR0131Brent RosenbladCentral and Eastern U.S.Deep Shear Wave Velocity Profiles of Northern Mississippi Embayment Sediments Determined from Surface Wave Measurements ($55,000; March 2006 through February 2008)University of Missouridownload
2006
06HQGR0137Stephen HortonCentral and Eastern U.S.Seismotectonics of the New Madrid Seismic Zone: New Data and Improved Analytical Techniques ($57,000; March 2006 through December 2008)University of Memphisdownload
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06HQGR0138John BaldwinCentral and Eastern U.S.Geophysical and Paleoseismic Evaluation of he Penintentiary Fault and its Association with the Commerce Geophysical Lineament, Tamms, Southern Ilinois ($50,000; March 2006 through February 2008)William Lettis & Associates, Inc.download
2006
06HQGR0145Edward WooleryCentral and Eastern U.S.High-Resolution P- and S-Wave Velocity Structure of the Post-Paleozoic Sediments in the Upper Mississippi Embayment: Collaborative Research Between the University of Kentucky and the University of Memphis ($34,991; April 2006 through September 2007) University of Kentuckydownload
2006
06HQGR0146Christine PowellCentral and Eastern U.S.Workshop to Develop a Community Strategy for a Borehole Geo-Observatory in the Central U.S. ($25,000; April 2006 through September 2007)University of Memphisdownload
2006
06HQGR0152William McCannCentral and Eastern U.S.Seismotectonics of South and Western Puerto Rico: Muertos Trough Downgoing Seismic Zone and Overriding Plate Seismicity ($39,450; April 2006 through March 2007) Earth Science Consultantsdownload
2006
06HQGR0155J. David Rogers & David HoffmanCentral and Eastern U.S.Creation of a Geologic GIS Database for the St. Louis Metro Area, Missouri and Illinois ($40,000; April 2006 through October 2007) University of Missouri Roladownload
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06HQGR0192Robert BauerCentral and Eastern U.S.Shear Wave Velocity, Geology and Geotechnical Data of Earth Materials in the Central U.S. Urban Hazard Mapping Areas ($45,000; July 2006 through June 2007) Central U.S. Earthquake Consortium (CUSEC)download
2006
06HQGR0194Victor Huerfano-MorenoCentral and Eastern U.S.Introducing ShakeMap to Potential Users in Puerto Rico Via Scenarios of Damaging Earthquakes ($43,765; August 2006 through December 2007) University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguezdownload
2006
07CRSA0515Phyllis SteckelCentral and Eastern U.S.St. Louis Urban Mapping Support ($112,898; August 2007 through October 2008)Phyllis SteckelNot Applicable2007
07HQAG0135Mimi GarstangCentral and Eastern U.S.Develop detailed surficial geologic maps for Granite City and Columbia Bottom quadrangles ($99,950; July 2007 through June 2008)Missouri Geological Surveydownload
2007
07HQGR0012David RogersCentral and Eastern U.S.Pilot Seismic Hazard Assessment of the Granite City, Monks Mound, and Columbia Bottom Quadrangles, St. Louis Metropolitian Area ($52,682; December 2006 through March 2008)University of Missouri Rolladownload
2007
07HQGR0042Martin ChapmanCentral and Eastern U.S.Investigation of Attenuation in the Epicentral Area of the 1886 Charleston SC Earthquake Using Data from Seismic Reflection Profiles ($59,950; January 2007 through December 2007)Virginia Polytechnic and State Universitydownload
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07HQGR0043C. Guney OlgunCentral and Eastern U.S.Liquefaction Susceptibility of Calcareous Sediments Along the Coastal Plains of Puerto Rico ($49,794; January 2007 through March 2008)Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Universitydownload
2007
07HQGR0046James GahertyCentral and Eastern U.S.Three-Dimensional Models of Crustral Structure in Eastern North America ($79,800; January 2007 through December 2008)Columbia University Lamont-Dohertydownload
2007
07HQGR0047Egill HaukssonCentral and Eastern U.S.Development of a California-Wide Three Dimensional Seismic Wavespeed Model: Collaborative Research with UW-Madison, LDEO/Columbia University., UC San Diego, and CalTech ($25,000; January 2007 through December 2007)California Institute of Technologydownload
2007
07HQGR0049Dennis DeMetsCentral and Eastern U.S.Intraplate Strain and Stress in the North American Plate Interior: Calibrating Glacial Isostatic Analysis Effects on Seismogenic Faults with Plate-Wide GPS Measurements: Collaborative Research with Purdue University and University of Wisconsin ($23,840; January 2007 through December 2009)University of Wisconsin Madisondownload
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07HQGR0051Arleen HillCentral and Eastern U.S.Urban Hazards Maps in Mid-America: What Do they Convey? ($60,701; January 2007 through December 2007)University of MemphisFinal Technical Report Due March 20082007
07HQGR0052Roy Van ArsdaleCentral and Eastern U.S.Quaternary Displacement Along the Hovey Lake Fault of Soutern Indiana ($31,679; January 2007 through December 2008)University of Memphisdownload
2007
07HQGR0054Alemayehu JemberieCentral and Eastern U.S.Study of Sediment Nonlinearity Using Explosion and Natural Earthquake Data ($16,020; January 2007 through December 2007)North Carolina A&T State Universitydownload
2007
07HQGR0058Jennifer HaaseCentral and Eastern U.S.Liquefaction Susceptibility Mapping in the Evansville, Indiana, Region Including An Investigation of 2D Amplification and Duration Effects Due to Bedrock Valley Structure ($50,000; January 2007 through June 2008)Purdue Universitydownload
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07HQGR0059Eric CalaisCentral and Eastern U.S.Intraplate Strain and Stress in the North American Plate Interior: Calibrating Glacial Isostatic Adjustment Effects on Seismogenic Faults With Plate-Wide GPS Measurements: Collaborative Research With Purdue Univ and Univ Wisconsin ($111,000; January 2007 through December 2009)Purdue Universitydownload
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07HQGR0062Michael HamburgerCentral and Eastern U.S.Observational and Geodynamic Constraints on Active Deformation in the Southern Illinois Basin ($86,000; January 2007 through December 2009)Indiana Universitydownload
2007
07HQGR0069Haydar Al-ShukriCentral and Eastern U.S.Spatial and Temporal Characteristics of Paleoseismic Features in the Southern Terminus of the New Madrid Seismic Zone in Eastern Arkansas ($67,000; February 2007 through December 2008)University of Arkansas at Little Rockdownload
2007
07HQGR0071Gail AtkinsonCentral and Eastern U.S.Analysis of "Did You Feel It?" Intensity Data to Determine Ground Motion Characteristics for the Central United States ($27,696; February 2007 through January 2008)Independentdownload
2007
07HQGR0107John EbelCentral and Eastern U.S.Analysis of Aftershock and Foreshock Activity in Stable Continental Regions: Implications for Aftershock Forecasting and the Seismic Hazard for Strong Earthquakes in the CEUS ($27,000; June 2007 through May 2008)Boston College Weston Observatorydownload
2007
08HQAG0120David RogersCentral and Eastern U.S.Modeling Uncertainties in Lithology and Sensitivity Analyses of Seismic Site Response for the Pilot Quadrangles in the St. Louis Metropolitan Area, Missouri and Illinois ($50,000; May 2008 through April 2009)Missouri University of Science & Technologydownload
2008
08HQAG0129David GauntCentral and Eastern U.S.Detailed Surficial Geologic Maps for the Elsah, Grafton, and Alton 7.5' Quadrangles as a Portion of the St. Louis Area Earthquake Hazard Mapping Project ($49,999; July 2008 through June 2009)Missouri Department of Natural Resourcesdownload
2008
08HQGR0008Randel Tom CoxCentral and Eastern U.S.Investigation of Seismically-Induced Liquefaction in Northeast Louisiana($56,031; December 2007 through January 2009) University of Memphisdownload
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08HQGR0009Martitia TuttleCentral and Eastern U.S.Paleoseismological Constraints on Long-Term Deformation along the Reelfoot Rift: Collaborative Research, M. Tuttle & Associates and Central Region Geologic Hazards Team, USGS ($4,915; Decemeber 2007 through November 2008)M. Tuttle & AssociatesNo Final Technical Report will be provided for this award. PI no longer with Institution.2008
08HQGR0016Chris CramerCentral and Eastern U.S.A Proposal in Support of the St. Louis Area Earthquake Hazards Mapping Project: Suite of CEUS-Specific Hard-Rock Time-Histories and Seismic Hazard Model Updates($42,578; December 2007 through November 2008)University of Memphisdownload
2008
08HQGR0035Richard RayCentral and Eastern U.S.Testing and Analysis of Deep Sediments in Charleston, SC($64,902; January 2008 through May 2010)University of South Carolinadownload
2008
08HQGR0040Christine PowellCentral and Eastern U.S.Seismotectonics of the New Madrid Seismic Zone: Improved Velocity Models and Fault Characterization ($55,766; January 2008 through June 2009)University of Memphisdownload
2008
08HQGR0065Samuel PannoCentral and Eastern U.S.Major Earthquakes Recorded by the Initiation and/or Regrowth of Speleothems in Mid-Western US Caves ($80,762; March 2008 through March 2009)University of Illinoisdownload
2008
08HQGR0085Ronald AndrusCentral and Eastern U.S.Characterizing Liquefaction Potential of Pleistocene Soil Deposits in the Charleston Area, South Carolina, Area ($96,774; May 2008 through October 2010)Clemson Universitydownload
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08HQGR0089Maria Beatrice MagnaniCentral and Eastern U.S.Toward an understanding of the long-term deformation in the Mississippi Embayment: Collaborative research between the University of Memphis and the University of Texas ($43,720; May 2008 through May 2009)University of Memphisdownload
2008
08HQGR0090Kirk McIntoshCentral and Eastern U.S.Toward an Understanding of the Long-Term Deformation in the Mississippi Embayment: Collaborative Research between the University of Memphis and the University of Texas ($63,045; May 2008 through May 2009)University of Texas at Austindownload
2008
08HQGR0094Edward WooleryCentral and Eastern U.S.Towards Construction of the Central United States Seismic Observatory and Calibration Site: Defining the Geologic Site Model ($58,617; May 2008 through October 2009)University of Kentuckydownload
2008
08HQGR0120Jim WilkinsonCentral and Eastern U.S.Funding to support CUSEC State Geologists Needs Assessment Workshop ($40,000; July 2008 through November 2009)Central U.S. Earthquake Consortium (CUSEC)download
2008
G09AP00008Chris CramerCentral and Eastern U.S.A Proposal in Support of the St. Louis Area Earthquake Hazards Mapping Project: Update to Methodology and Urban Hazard Map Uncertainty Analysis($94,069; December 2008 through November 2010)University of Memphisdownload
2009
G09AP00013John Puchakayala & Robert SmalleyCentral and Eastern U.S.Constraining Central US Deformation Models with Continuous GPS Data ($28,927; January 2009 through December 2009)The University of Memphisdownload
2009
G09AP00015Randel Tom CoxCentral and Eastern U.S.Holocene Faulting and Liquefaction along the Southern Margin of the North American Craton (Alabama-Oklahoma Transform)($37,885; January 2009 through February 2010)University of Memphisdownload
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G09AP00017Stephen HortonCentral and Eastern U.S.The Effects of Radiation Pattern on Ground Motion in the NMSZ ($59,097; January 2009 through December 2011)University of MemphisFinal Technical Report Due March 20122009
G09AP00022John Baldwin & Robert GivlerCentral and Eastern U.S.Paleoseismic Characterization of the Penitentiary Fault and its Association with the Commerce Geophysical Lineament, Tamms, Southern Illinois ($74,890; January 2009 through June 2010)William Lettis & Associates, Inc.download
2009
G09AP00057Jennifer Haase & Robert NowackCentral and Eastern U.S.Evansville PSHA and Earthquake Scenarios in Support of Earthquake Training Exercises ($20,000; May 2009 through April 2010) Purdue Univeristydownload
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G09AP00065David DolencCentral and Eastern U.S.Effects of Shallow 3D Structure of the Mississippi Embayment on Ground-Motion Amplification:Collaborative Research between University of Minnesota Duluth and University of Memphis ($53,032; June 2009 through May 2010) University of Minnesota Duluthdownload
2009
G09AP00066Stephen HortonCentral and Eastern U.S.Effects of Shallow 3D Structure of the Mississippi Embayment on Ground-Motion Amplification: Collaborative Research between University of Minnesota Duluth and University of Memphis ($20,158; June 2009 through May 2010) University of Memphisdownload
2009
G09AP00070William McCannCentral and Eastern U.S.Estimating the Lower Limit of the Seismogenic Zone & Rates of Aseismic Slip on the Puerto Rico Megathrust Using Focal Mechanisms and Repeating Earthquakes ($46,494; May 2009 through May 2010) William McCanndownload
2009
G09AP00073Pedro de AlbaCentral and Eastern U.S.Use of Ground Failure Case Histories to Characterize a Design Earthquake for Coastal New England ($20,695; June 2009 through August 2010) University of New Hampshiredownload
2009
G09AP00074Martin ChapmanCentral and Eastern U.S.Investigation into the Nature of Vertical Strong Ground-Motion for the Charleston, SC Area ($67,755; June 2009 through December 2010) Virginia Polytechnic and State Universitydownload
2009
G09AP00079Charles LangstonCentral and Eastern U.S.Finding the Path Effect for Shear Waves in the Central US Using Broadband Waveform Inversion ($69,717; June 2009 through August 2010)University of Memphisdownload
2009
G09AP00096Jer-Ming ChiuCentral and Eastern U.S.High-Resolution P- and S- Wave Velocity Structure of the Post-Palezoic Sediments in the Upper Missippi Embayment: Collaborative Research between the University of Kentucky and the University of Memphis ($55,000; July 2009 through December 2011) University of Memphisdownload
2009
G09AP00112Edward WooleryCentral and Eastern U.S.Ground Motion Site Effects in the Wabash Valley Region from the 18 April 2008 Mt. Carmel, Illinois Earthquake and Aftershocks ($45,896; July 2009 through June 2010)University of Kentuckydownload
2009
G09AP00113Dave GauntCentral and Eastern U.S.Detailed Surficial Materials Mapping for the O'Fallon 7.5 Minute Quadrangle as a Portion of the St. Louis Area Earthquake Hazards apping Project (SLAEHMP)($57,346; July 2009 through July 2010)Missouri Division of Geology and Land Surveydownload
2009
G09AP00123Youssef HashashCentral and Eastern U.S.Site Amplification Factors for Deep Deposits & Their Application in Seismic Hazard Analysis for Central US ($74,381; August 2009 through August 2011) University of Illinoisdownload
2009
G09AP00126Edward Woolery & Zhenming WangCentral and Eastern U.S.High-Resolution P- and S- Wave Velocity Structure of the Post-Palezoic Sediments in the Upper Missippi Embayment: Collaborative Research between the University of Kentucky and the University of Memphis ($89,421; July 2009 through December 2011) University of Kentuckydownload
2009
G09AP00139Sidao NiCentral and Eastern U.S.Ground Motion Simulations for the 1811 and 1812 New Madrid Earthquakes ($69,535; September 2009 through October 2011) URS Group, Inc.download
2009
G09AP00141Charles Langston, Heather Deshon, Stephen Horton, & Mitch WithersCentral and Eastern U.S.Detection and Location of Non-Volaic Tremor in the New Madrid Seismic Zone ($53,000; September 2009 through December 2010)University of Memphisdownload
2009
G10AC00224Chris CramerCentral and Eastern U.S.Proposal to Complete 12 St. Louis Area Earthquake Hazards Mapping Project Seismic Hazard Maps ($176,109; April 2010 through April 2013)University of Memphisdownload
2010
G10AP00007Kim OlsenCentral and Eastern U.S.3D Broadband Ground Motion Estimation for Large Earthquakes on the New Madrid Seismic Zone, Central United States ($43,866; January 2010 through December 2011)San Diego State Universitydownload
2010
G10AP00008Charles Langson and Stephen HortonCentral and Eastern U.S.3D Seismic Velocity Model for the Unconsolidated Mississippi Embayment Sediments from H/V Ambient Noise Measurements ($74,837; January 2010 through December 2010)University of Memphisdownload
2010
G10AP00012Maria Beatrice-MagnaniCentral and Eastern U.S.Characterizing the geometry and time of deformation of the Meeman-Shelby Fault, near Memphis, TN ($152,810; January 2010 through September 2012)University of Memphisdownload
2010
G10AP00013Heather DeShonCentral and Eastern U.S.Imaging Body Wave Attenuation Heterogeneity within the New Madrid Seismic Zone using Local Earthquakes ($64,361; January 2010 through December 2010)University of Memphisdownload
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G10AP00014Laurence Becker & Edward FrattoCentral and Eastern U.S.Utilizing the Surficial Geology of the Northeast United States to Improve NEHRP Site Effect Classifications in HAZUS-MH ($14,908; January 2010 through June 2011)Northeast States Emergency Consortium (NESEC)download
2010
G10AP00020Guoqing LinCentral and Eastern U.S.Improving Three-Dimensional Seismic Velocity Models and Earthquake Location for Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands: Collaborative Research between University of Miami and University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez ($40,000; February 2010 thru July 2011)University of Miamidownload
2010
G10AP00021Victor Huerfano MorenoCentral and Eastern U.S.Improving Three-Dimensional Seismic Velocity Models and Earthquake Location for Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands: Collaborative Research between University of Miami and University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez ($24,249; February 2010 thru July 2011)University of Puerto Rico Mayaguezdownload
2010
G10AP00022Eric CalaisCentral and Eastern U.S.Intraplate strain and stress in the North American plate interior: Collaborative Research with Purdue University and University of Wisconsin ($140,323; January 2010 through December 2013)Purdue Universitydownload
2010
G10AP00024Dennis DeMetsCentral and Eastern U.S.Intraplate Strain and Stress in the North American Plate Interior: Collaborative Research with Purdue University and University of Wisconsin ($26,092; January 2010 through December 2013)Univeristy of Wisconsin Madisondownload
2010
G10AP00037John EbelCentral and Eastern U.S.Analysis of Aftershock Sequences for Use in Predicting Aftershock Probabilities Immediately Following Strong Earthquakes ($42,867; January 2010 through December 2010)Boston Collegedownload
2010
G10AP00070Luis Suarez and Miguel PandoCentral and Eastern U.S.Ambient Vibrations Measurements for Estimation of Site Fundamental Periods at the City of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico ($26,550; May 2010 through October 2011)University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguezdownload
2010
G10AP00074David GauntCentral and Eastern U.S.Detailed Surficial Materials Mapping for the Kampville and Saint Charles 7.5 Quadrangles as a Portion of the St. Louis Area Earthquake Hazards Mapping Project (SLAEHMP)($56,693; July 2010 through June 2011)Missouri Department of Natural Resourcesdownload
2010
G10AP00083Roland LaForgeCentral and Eastern U.S.Analysis of the Effects of the 1918 Puerto Rico Earthquake and Calibration of Puerto Rico Shakemap Parameters: Collaborative Research with William McCann and William Lettis and Associates, Inc. ($30,994; April 2010 through March 2011)William Lettis & Associates, Inc.download
2010
G10AP00084William McCannCentral and Eastern U.S.Analysis of the Effects of the 1918 Puerto Rico Earthquake and Calibration of Puerto Rico Shakemap Parameters: Collaborative Research with William McCann and William Lettis and Associates, Inc. ($30,804; April 2010 through March 2011)William McCanndownload
2010
G10AP00096Peggy Young and Joseph GillmanCentral and Eastern U.S.CUSEC State Geologist Earthquake Hazard Mapping Preparedness and Outreach Associated with Central U.S. Seismicity ($106,250; May 2010 through December 2013)Central U.S. Earthquake Consortiumdownload
2010
G10AP00152Gary PattersonCentral and Eastern U.S.CERI Education and Outreach (formerly PERC, Public Earthquake Resource Center)($115,000; September 2010 through September 2013)University of MemphisFinal Technical Report Due December 20132010
G11AP20011Ronald Counts and Lewis OwenCentral and Eastern U.S.Determining the Deformation History of a Newly Discovered Holocene Fault in the Wabash Valley Seismic Zone, Western Kentucky: Collaborative Research between the Kentucky Geological Survey and the University of Cincinnati ($57,623; December 2010 through April 2012)Kentucky Geological Surveydownload
2011
G11AP20013Lewis Owen and Ronald CountsCentral and Eastern U.S.Determining the Deformation History of a Newly Discovered Holocene Fault in the Wabash Valley Seismic Zone, Western Kentucky: Collaborative Research between the Kentucky Geological Survey and the University of Cincinnati ($$33,046; December 2010 through April 2012)University of Cincinnatidownload
2011
G11AP20034John EbelCentral and Eastern U.S.A Detailed Database of Mw>4.0 Earthquakes Since 1700 for the CEUS ($67,841; January 2011 through December 2011)Boston Collegedownload
2011
G11AP20035John Baldwin & Robert GivlerCentral and Eastern U.S.Geophysical and Paleoseismic Investigation of the Commerce Geophysical Lineament, Qulin, southeast Missouri ($84,182; January 2011 through August 2014)Fugro William Lettis & Associates, Inc.Final Technical Report Due November 20142011
G11AP20043Martin ChapmanCentral and Eastern U.S.Reprocessing and Interpretation of an Industry Seismic Reflection Profile Across the South Georgia Rift in the Epicentral Area of the 1886 Charleston, South Carolina Earthquake ($88,879; January 2011 through August 2012) Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Universitydownload
2011
G11AP20122Roy Van ArsdaleCentral and Eastern U.S.Seismological Society of America 2011 Field Trip: Fault Trench Site in the New Madrid Seismic Zone ($4788; April 2011 through June 2011)University of Memphisdownload
2011
G11AP20124Chris CramerCentral and Eastern U.S.Liquefaction Hazard Maps for the St. Louis Area Earthquake Hazards Mapping Project: Collaborative Research with the Missouri University of Science and Technology and the University of Memphis ($24,845; April 2011 through March 2012)Univesity of Memphisdownload
2011
G11AP20125David RogersCentral and Eastern U.S.Liquefaction Hazard Maps for the St. Louis Area Earthquake Hazards Mapping Project: Collaborative Research with the Missouri University of Science and Technology and the University of Memphis ($50,000; April 2011 through March 2012)Missouri Universitydownload
2011
G11AP20141Martin ChapmanCentral and Eastern U.S.Experiment to Determine Hypocenters and Focal Mechanisms of Earthquake Occurring in Association with Imaged Faults Near Summerville, South Carolina ($78,045; May 2011 through December 2012)Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Universitydownload
2011
G11AP20156Edward WooleryCentral and Eastern U.S.Towards Construction of the Central United States Seismic Observatory and Calibration Site: Defining the Geologic Site Model-Part 2 ($67,672; June 2011 through December 2012) University of Kentuckydownload
2011
G11AP20174Edith StarbuckCentral and Eastern U.S.Detailed Surficial Materials Mapping for the Creve Couer and Kirkwook 7.5 Minute Quadrangles as a Portion of the St. Louis Area Earthquake Hazards Mapping Project (SLAEHMP)($59,924; July 2011 through December 2012)Missouri Department of Natural Resourcesdownload
2011
G11AP20178Haydar Al-ShukriCentral and Eastern U.S.Eastern Section of the Seismological Society of America 2011 Field Trip-Trenching Support for Paleoliquefaction Stop in the Marianna, AR, Area October 16-18, 2011 ($5,000; September 2011 through December 2011)University of Arkansas at Little Rockdownload
2011
G11AP20192Jennifer HaaseCentral and Eastern U.S.Effects of 3-D Wave Propagation in Evansville and Impacts on Infrastructure ($125,480; August 2011 through August 2013)Purdue UniversityFinal Technical Report Due November 20132011
G12AC20211Edith StarbuckCentral and Eastern U.S.Surficial Materials Mapping of the Chesterfield, House Springs, Manchester, Maxville and Weldon Spring 7.5 Minute Quadrangles, and Vs Profiles for the Western Portion of the St. Louis Area Earthquake Hazards Mapping Project ($60,000; July 2012 through June 2013)Missouri Department of Natural Resourcesdownload
2012
G12AP20000Martitia TuttleCentral and Eastern U.S.Paleotsunami Record of Large Offshore Earthquakes North of Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands ($64,100; January 2012 through June 2014)M. Tuttle & AssociatesFinal Technical Report Due September 20142012
G12AP20001Cliff FrohlichCentral and Eastern U.S.Induced Earthquakes in Texas: Preliminary Comparison of Sites Where they Occur and Do Not Occur ($81,828; December 2011 through November 2012)University of Texas Austindownload
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G12AP20002Russell GreenCentral and Eastern U.S.Implications from Liquefaction Observations in New Zealand for Interpreting Paleoliquefaction Data in the CEUS ($76,150; December 2011 through August 2013)Virginia Polytechnic Institutedownload
2012
G12AP20012Shu-Chioung Chiu, Charles Langston, Jer-Ming Chiu & Mitch WithersCentral and Eastern U.S.Imaging Shallow Crustal Structure in the Upper Mississippi Embayment using Local Earthquake Data ($44,149; January 2012 through March 2014)University of Memphisdownload
2012
G12AP20031Kevin FurlongCentral and Eastern U.S.The Intraplate Earthquake Cycle:Strain and Displacement Behavior During the Canterbury, NZ Earthquake Sequence ($48,605; January 2012 through December 2012)Pennsylvania State Universitydownload
2012
G12AP20042Ronald CountsCentral and Eastern U.S.Paleoseismic Investigation of the Meadow Bank Lineament in the Wabash Valley Seismic Zone: Collaborative Research between the University of Illinois and the University of Kentucky ($4,056; March 2012 through February 2013)University of KentuckyRelinquished to University of Illinois2012
G12AP20045Timothy Larson, Andrew Phillips, Ahmed Ismail & Scott ElrickCentral and Eastern U.S.Paleoseismic Investigation of the Meadow Bank Lineament in the Wabash Valley Seismic Zone($5,999; March 2012 through January 2014)University of Illinoisdownload
2012
G12AP20068Martitia TuttleCentral and Eastern U.S.Filling the Gap in the Paleoearthquake Record between the New Madrid and Wabash Valley Seismic Zones ($75,000; September 2012 through August 2014)M. Tuttle & AssociatesFinal Technical Report Due November 20142012
G12AP20079Chris Cramer and Gary PattersonCentral and Eastern U.S.Updating and Expanding Urban Seismic Hazard Maps and Public Outreach for Memphis and Shelby County, TN ($88,066; May 2012 through April 2013)University of Memphis2012
G12AP20079Chris Cramer and Gary PattersonCentral and Eastern U.S.Updating and Expanding Urban Seismic Hazard Maps and Public Outreach for Memphis and Shelby County, TN ($88,066; May 2012 through April 2013)University of Memphisdownload
2012
G12AP20082Paul Somerville & Sidao NiCentral and Eastern U.S.Estimating Site Response by Constraining Shallow Velocity Structure with Local P Waves in the Central and Eastern US ($58,104; May 2012 through April 2013)URS Group, Inc.download
2012
G12AP20093Haydar Al-Shukri & Hanan MahdiCentral and Eastern U.S.Geophysical and Paleoseismic Investigations of Large Sand Blows along a Northwest-Oriented Lineament near Marianna, Arkansas ($91,399; June 2012 through December 2014)University of Arkansas at Little RockFinal Technical Report Due March 20152012
G12AP20099Randel Tom CoxCentral and Eastern U.S.Investigation of the Magnitude and Timing of Paleo-Earthquakes in Southeast Arkansas ($48,053; July 2012 through July 2013)University of Memphisdownload
2012
G12AP20101Stephen HortonCentral and Eastern U.S.Seismic Hazard from Induced Earthquakes in Arkansas($58,000; June 2012 through May 2015)University of MemphisFinal Technical Report Due August 20152012
G12AP20136Heather DeShonCentral and Eastern U.S.Integrating USArray and Cooperative New Madrid Seismic Network Data to Establish Central US Catalog Location and Magnitude Sensitivities ($13,649; September 2012 through December 2012)Southern Methodist University, Inc.download
2013
G12AP20150Jennifer HaaseCentral and Eastern U.S.Effects of 3-D Wave Propagation in Evansville and Impacts on Infrastructure ($59,475; October 2012 through December 2013)University of California San Diegodownload
2012
G13AP00019Paul SegallCentral and Eastern U.S.Network Based Estimates of Strain-Rate and Uncertainty in the Central U.S.($70,693; April 2013 through March 2015)Stanford UniversityFinal Technical Report Due June 20152013
G13AP00024Heather Savage and Geoffrey AbersCentral and Eastern U.S.The 2011 Oklahoma Earthquake Sequence and the Role of Fluid Injection in Triggering Earthquakes: Collaborative Research with the University of Oklahoma and Columbia University ($37,225; April 2013 through November 2014)Columbia UniversityFinal Technical Report Due February 20152013
G13AP00042Martin Chapman & John HoleCentral and Eastern U.S.Study of Near-Source Geometrical Spreading and Radiation Pattern Effects from the Aftershocks of the 2011 Virginia Earthquake ($51,804; July 2013 through December 2014)Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityFinal Technical Report Due March 20152013
G13AP00043John EbelCentral and Eastern U.S.Hypocenter and Focal Mechanism Determination of the August 23, 2011 Virginia Earthquake Aftershock Sequence:Collaborative Research with VA Tech and Boston College ($39,894; July 2013 through December 2014)Boston CollegeFinal Technical Report Due March 20152013
G13AP00044Martin ChapmanCentral and Eastern U.S.Hypocenter and Focal Mechanism Determination of the August 23, 2011 Virginia Earthquake Aftershock Sequence:Collaborative Research with VA Tech and Boston College ($59,830; July 2013 through December 2014)Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityFinal Technical Report Due March 20152013
G13AP00045Martitia TuttleCentral and Eastern U.S.Earthquake Potential of the Central Virginia Seismic Zone ($62,000; August 2013 through July 2015)M.Tuttle & AssociatesFinal Technical Report Due October 20152013
G13AP00046Chris CramerCentral and Eastern U.S.A Proposal in Support of the St. Louis Area Earthquake Hazards Mapping Project: Completion of the Final 12 SLAEHMP Seismic and Liquefaction Hazard Maps ($58,013; July 2013 through June 2015)University of MemphisFinal Technical Report Due September 20152013
G13AP00049Phyllis SteckelCentral and Eastern U.S.Earthquake Insight for Key Central and Eartern US Decision-Makers and Policy-Makers: Extrapolating Proven Outreach Methods to New Areas and New Audiences ($46,060; July 2013 through June 2014)Earthquake Insight LLCFinal Technical Report Due September 20142013
G13AP00062John BaldwinCentral and Eastern U.S.Geophysical and Paleoseismic Investigation of the Big Creek Fault Zone, near West Helena, Arkansas: Collaborative Research with Millsaps College and Lettis Consultants International, Inc.($70,560; September 2013 through August 2014)Lettis Consultants InternationalFinal Technical Report Due November 20142013
G13AP00064James HarrisCentral and Eastern U.S.Geophysical and Paleoseismic Investigation of the Big Creek Fault Zone, near West Helena, Arkansas: Collaborative Research with Millsaps College and Lettis Consultants International, Inc. ($49,864; September 2013 through August 2014)Millsaps CollegeFinal Technical Report Due November 20142013
G13AP00067Gail AtkinsonCentral and Eastern U.S.Constraints on Source and Attenuation Parameters for moderate earthquakes in the CEUS ($39,200; September 2013 through August 2014)Gail AtkinsonFinal Technical Report Due November 20142013
G13AP00076Martin Chapman, James Martin & Guney OlgunCentral and Eastern U.S.Site Response and Soil Amplification in the National Capital Region During the 2011 Virginia Earthquake-Development of Region-Specific Site Amplification Factors ($79,932; September 2013 through May 2015)Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityFinal Technical Report Due August 20152013
G14AP00001Kathleen KeranenCentral and Eastern U.S.Evaluating the Role of Injected Fluid in Triggering the 2011 Oklahoma Earthquake Sequence: Collaborative Research with Cornell University and Columbia University ($14,641; November 2013 through November 2014)Cornell UniversityFinal Technical Report due February 20152014
G14AP00008Andreas Skarlatoudis, Paul Somerville, Hong Kie Thio & Jeff BaylessCentral and Eastern U.S.Magnitude Estimates for the 1811-1812 New Madrid Seismic Zone Earthquakes using Large Scale Numerical Simulations: Implications for the Seismic Hazard in Urban Areas around the Mississippi Embayment ($64,723; January 2014 through December 2014)URS Group, Inc.Final Technical Report Due March 20152014
G14AP00013Roy Van ArsdaleCentral and Eastern U.S.Seismic Potential of the New Madrid Seismic Zones Reelfoot Fault: Collaborative with University of Memphis and University of Kentucky ($17,281; January 2014 through December 2014)University of MemphisFinal Technical Report Due March 20152014
G14AP00014Edward WooleryCentral and Eastern U.S.Seismic Potential of the New Madrid Seismic Zone’s Reelfoot Fault: Collaborative Research with the University of Memphis and University of Kentucky ($45,581; January 2014 through December 2014)University of KentuckyFinal Technical Report Due March 20152014
G14AP00015Keith KelsonCentral and Eastern U.S.Evaluation of Earthquake Magnitude from the Kentucky Bend Scarp, central New Madrid Seismic Zone – A Paleoseismic Assessment ($64,540; January 2014 through December 2014)URS CorporationFinal Technical Report Due March 20152014
G14AP00016Miaki IshiiCentral and Eastern U.S.Digitization of Analogue Seismograms for Improved Seismicity Constraints in the Northeastern United States ($17,030; January 2014 through December 2014)Harvard CollegeFinal Technical Report Due March 20152014
G14AP00023Steven JaumeCentral and Eastern U.S.Charleston, SC Area Earthquake Hazard Mapping Project (CAEHMP) Workshop and Pilot Study: Collaborative Research with College of Charleston and University of Memphis ($47,659; January 2014 through January 2015)College of CharlestonFinal Technical Report Due April 20152014
G14AP00024Chris CramerCentral and Eastern U.S.Charleston, SC Area Earthquake Hazard Mapping Project (CAEHMP) Workshop and Pilot Study: Collaborative Research with College of Charleston and University of Memphis ($28,968; January 2014 through January 2015)University of MemphisFinal Technical Report Due April 20152014
G14AP00031Kevin FrankeCentral and Eastern U.S.Development and evaluation of simplified performance-based procedures for the estimation of liquefaction-induced lateral spread displacements and seismic slope displacements ($78,380; March 2014 through February 2015)Brigham Young UniversityFinal Technical Report Due May 20152014
G14AP00031Kevin FrankeCentral and Eastern U.S.Development and evaluation of simplified performance-based procedures for the estimation of liquefaction-induced lateral spread displacements and seismic slope displacements ($78,380; March 2014 through February 2015)Brigham Young UniversityFinal Technical Report Due May 20152014
G14AP00036Eric SandvolCentral and Eastern U.S.Seismic Attenuation and Hazard in the Central and Eastern U.S. ($48,942; April 2014 through March 2015) University of MissouriFinal Technical Report Due June 20152014
G14AP00037Paul SegallCentral and Eastern U.S.Network Based Estimates of Strain-rate and Uncertainty in the Central U.S.($33,034; April 2014 through March 2015)Stanford UniversityFinal Technical Report Due June 20152014
G14AP00046Russell GreenCentral and Eastern U.S.Development of Region-Specific Magnitude Bound Curves for CEUS Paleoliquefaction Data Interpretation ($78,701; May 2014 through May 2015) Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityFinal Technical Report Due August 20152014
G14AP00060Laurie BaiseCentral and Eastern U.S.Near Surface Sediment Model and Site Response for Boston: Collaborative Research with Tufts University and Boston College ($76,895; June 2014 through May 2015)Tufts UniversityFinal Technical Report Due August 20152014
G14AP00061John EbelCentral and Eastern U.S.Near Surface Sediment Model and Site Response for Boston: Collaborative Research with Tufts University and Boston College ($54,665; June 2014 through May 2015)Boston CollegeFinal Technical Report Due August 20152014
G14AP00099Chris Cramer, Gary Patterson & David ArellanoCentral and Eastern U.S.Updating Liquefaction Probability Curves, Seismic Hazard Model, and Urban Seismic Hazard Maps with Public Outreach for Memphis and Shelby County, Tennessee ($81,126; August 2014 through July 2015)University of MemphisFinal Technical Report Due October 20152014
G14AP00103Jonathan StewartCentral and Eastern U.S.Development of Calibrated Site Amplification Models for Application in Central and Eastern North America: Collaborative Research with UCLA, UIUC, and UT ($54,434; August 2014 through August 2015) University of California, Los AngelesFinal Technical Report Due November 20152014
G14AP00104Youssef HashashCentral and Eastern U.S.Development of Calibrated Site Amplification Models for Application in Central and Eastern North America: Collaborative Research with UCLA, UIUC, and UT ($48,604; August 2014 through August 2015) University of IllinoisFinal Technical Report Due November 20152014
G14AP00110Sidao Ni & Paul SomervilleCentral and Eastern U.S.Constraining shallow subsurface S wave velocities with noise H/V ratio and the initial portion of local P waves recorded at ANSS and EarthScope Transportable Array stations in the CEUS ($64,187; September 2014 through August 2015) URS Group, Inc.Final Technical Report Due November 20152014

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