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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
G22AC00070 Yehuda Ben-Zion & Gregory C. Beroza Southern California Southern California Earthquake Center: Bridge Proposal SCEC 5.5 2022-2024 ($1,600,000; February 2022 through January 2024) University of Southern California Final Technical Report due April 2024 2022
G22AC00255 Adam Schultz General GEOMAG Cooperative Agreement Between USGS and Oregon State University Completion of Magnetotelluric Array in CONUS ($1,308,955; June 2022 through May 2024) Oregon State University Final Technical Report due August 2024 2022
G22AP00009 Deborah Kilb Pacific Northwest and Alaska Seismic Generated Shaking and Sediment Mobilization: Collaborative Research with University of Oregon, Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Oregon State University ($32,798; January 2022 through December 2022) University of California San Diego Final Technical Report due March 2023 2022
G22AP00010 Diego Melgar Earthquake Early Warning Machine Learning and GNSS Displacesments in ShakeAlert ($95,609; January 2022 through December 2022) University of Oregon Final Technical Report due March 2023 2022
G22AP00011 Peter Shearer & Wenyuan Fan Engineering Seismology and Impacts Development of New Tools to Measure Global Earthquake Source Properties Using Teleseismic Observations ($47,934; January 2022 through December 2022) University of California San Diego Final Technical Report due March 2023 2022
G22AP00012 Nori Nakata Induced Seismology Towards Improved Quantification of Induced Earthquake Sources using the Large-N LASSO Array: Collaborative Research with Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Boston University ($70,270; January 2022 through December 2022) Massachusetts Institute of Technology Final Technical Report due March 2023 2022
G22AP00013 Maureen Walczak Pacific Northwest and Alaska Seismic Generated Shaking and Sediment Mobilization: Collaborative Research with University of Oregon, Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Oregon State University ($9,287; January 2022 through December 2022) Oregon State University Final Technical Report due March 2023 2022
G22AP00018 Chris Cramer National Coastal Plain Amplification and Hazard Model for the National Seismic Hazard Model: Collaborative Research with University of Memphis, North Carolina State University, and Merrimack College ($51,327; January 2022 through December 2022) University of Memphis Final Technical Report due March 2023 2022
G22AP00019 Valerie Sahakian Pacific Northwest and Alaska Seismic Generated Shaking and Sediment Mobilization: Collaborative Research with University of Oregon, Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Oregon State University ($38,031; January 2022 through December 2022) University of Oregon Final Technical Report due March 2023 2022
G22AP00020 James Kaklamanos National Coastal Plain Amplification and Hazard Model for the National Seismic Hazard Model: Collaborative Research with University of Memphis, North Carolina State University, and Merimack College ($10,831; January 2022 through December 2022) Merrimack College Final Technical Report due March 2023 2022
G22AP00032 Susu Xu Engineering Seismology and Impacts Casual Graph-Based Joint Estimation of Ground Failure and Building Damage from Satellite Images in Near-Real Time: Collaborative Research with Stony Brook University and USGS ($75,406; January 2022 through December 2022) Stony Brook University Final Technical Report due March 2023 2022
G22AP00033 Kim Olsen Intermountain West Calibration of Nonlinear Rheology Parameters in the Salt Lake Basin from the March 18, M5.7 Magna, Utah, Earthquake Sequence Records ($66,667; January 2022 through December 2022) San Diego State University Final Technical Report due March 2023 2022
G22AP00035 Rachel Abercrombie Induced Seismology Towards Improved Quantification of Induced Earthquake Sources using the Large-N LASSO Array: Collaborative Research with Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Boston University ($27,317; January 2022 through December 2022) Boston University Final Technical Report due March 2023 2022
G22AP00036 Zhu Wen-Lu Earthquake Physics Experimental Investigation of Slow Faulting Under Drained Conditions ($90,672; January 2022 through December 2022) University of Maryland, College Park Final Technical Report due March 2023 2022
G22AP00037 Robert Givler & Christopher Bloszies Intermountain West Constraining the Timing of Paleoseismic Events on the Weber Segment of the Wasatch Fault Zone at the East Layton site, Layton, Utah ($29,059; January 2022 through December 2022) Lettis Consultants International Final Technical Report due March 2023 2022
G22AP00038 Brendan Crowell Earthquake Early Warning Leveraging GNDD Velocities for ShakeMaps and ShakeAlert ($91,789; January 2022 through December 2022) University of Washington Final Technical Report due March 2023 2022
G22AP00039 Ashly Cabas National Coastal Plain Amplification and Hazard Model for the National Seismic Hazard Model: Collaborative Research with University of Memphis, North Carolina State University, and Merrimack College ($71,523; January 2022 through December 2022) North Carolina State University Final Technical Report due March 2023 2022
G22AP00048 Laurie Baise & Babak Moaveni Engineering Seismology and Impacts Innovative Data-Driven Frameworks for Geospatial Ground Failure Models ($97,123; January 2022 through December 2022) Tufts University Final Technical Report due March 2023 2022
G22AP00049 Michael Kalinski & Zhenming Wang Earthquake Early Warning Acquisition of Earthquake Ground Motion Data in the New Madrid Seismic Zone Using Inexpensive Novel Instrumentation ($59,230; January 2022 through December 2022) University of Kentucky Final Technical Report due March 2023 2022
G22AP00067 Zhongwen Zhan Southern California DAS-Based Vs30 Mapping and Fine-Scale Anatomy of the Ridgecrest Earthquake Ground Motion ($99,512; February 2022 through January 2023) California Institute of Technology Final Technical Report due May 2023 2022
G22AP00078 Maarten Van Daele Pacific Northwest and Alaska The Eroding Iceberg Lake Sediments: A Short-Lived Opportunity to Obtain a Paleoseismic Record from the Eastern Edge of the Alaska Subduction Zone ($96,532.51; March 2022 through February 2023) Ghent University Final Technical Report due May 2023 2022
G22AP00198 Camilla Cattania Induced Seismology Induced Seismicity and Aseismic Skip on Rough Faults ($95,854; June 2022 through May 2023) Massachusetts Institute of Technology Final Technical Report due August 2023 2022
G22AP00199 Jeff Bayless, Paul Somerville & Scott Condon National Incorporating Rupture Directivity Effects into Probabilisitic Seismic Hazard Analyses for the NSHM ($68,600.46; May 2022 through May 2023) AECOM Technical Services, Inc. Final Technical due August 2023 2022
G22AP00201 Charles Langston Central and Eastern U.S. Embayment Seismic Excitation Experiment 2022 (ESEE 2022) ($91,790; June 2022 through May 2023) University of Memphis Final Technical Report due August 2023 2022
G22AP00206 Lewis Owen Intermountain West Defining Slip Rates using 10Be Surfice Exposure Dating for th Polaris and Truckee Faults near Truckee, California ($56,307; June 2022 through May 2023) North Carolina State University Final Technical Report due August 2023 2022
G22AP00226 Ares Rosakis & Nadia Lapusta Earthquake Physics Laboratory Earthquakes along Interfaces with Rock Gouge ($100,000; June 2022 through May 2023) California Institute of Technology Final Technical Report due August 2023 2022
G22AP00231 Domniki Asimaki & Zachary Ross Southern California Earthquake Accelerogram Synthesis via Conditional Generative Adversarial Networks for Engineering Applications ($85,000; June 2022 through May 2023) California Institute of Technology Final Technical Report due August 2023 2022
G22AP00234 Ivan Wong, Walter Silva & Robert Darragh Intermountain West Analyses of Site Effects in the 2020 M 5.7 Magna, Utah, Earthquake and Development of Shallow Site Amplication Factors for Salt Lake Valley ($64,313; June 2022 though May 2023) Lettis Consultants International Final Technical Report due August 2023 2022
G22AP00263 Kaj Johnson National From Strain Rate to Hazard: Estimating Fault Slip Deficit Rate and Off-Fault Moment Rate Using Geodetic Data: Collaborative Research with Indiana University and Missouri University of Science and Technology ($46,510; June 2022 through May 2023) Indiana University Final Technical Report due August 2023 2022
G22AP00264 Jeremy Maurer National From Strain Rate to Hazard: Estimating Fault Slip Deficit Rate and Off-Fault Moment Rate Using Geodetic Data: Collaborative Research with Indiana University and Missouri University of Science and Technology ($43,910; June 2022 through May 2023) Missouri University of Science & Technology Final Technical Report due August 2023 2022

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