Funded Research - Grants & Cooperative Agreements & Final Technical Reports

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
G23AP00014 Yihe Huang Induced Seismology Relative Magnitude Calculation and Variations in Magnitude-Frequency Distribution for Earthquakes in the Delaware Basin ($70,760; January 2023 through December 2023) University of Michigan Final Technical Report due March 2024 2023
G23AP00017 Brett Maurer Engineering Seismology and Impacts Informing Predictions from Above with Data from Below: A Hierarchical Geospatial Liquefaction Model for Rapid Response and Simulation ($78,966; January 2023 through December 2023) University of Washington Final Technical Report due March 2024 2023
G23AP00020 Peter Shearer Southern California Implications of Spatial Variations in Earthquake Stress Drop for Fault Mechanics and Strong Ground Motion ($125,111; January 2023 through December 2023) University of California San Diego Final Technical Report due March 2024 2023
G23AP00021 Fan-Chi Lin & Tonie Van Dam Intermountain West Towards an Improved Salt Lake Valley Community Velocity Model Through Seismic and Gravity Joint Inversion: Collaborative Proposal with University of Utah and Utah Geological Survey ($59,963; January 2023 through December 2023) University of Utah Final Technical Report due March 2024 2023
G23AP00049 Qimin Wu & Martin Chapman Central and Eastern U.S. Comprehensive Seismological Investigation of the 2020 Mw 5.1 Sparta, North Carolina, Earthquake Sequence ($62,271; January 2023 through December 2023) Lettis Consultants International, Inc. Final Technical Report due March 2024 2023
G23AP00051 Christian Hardwick & Adam McKean Intermountain West Towards an Improved Salt Lake Valley Community Velocity Model Through Seismic and Gravity Joint Inversion: Collaborative Proposal with University of Utah and Utah Geological Survey ($24,886.18; January 2023 through December 2023) Utah Geological Survey Final Technical Report due March 2024 2023
G23AP00060 Elnaz Seylabi & Seth Saltiel Intermountain West High-Resolution Subsurface Imaging Using Interfermometry of DAS Ambient Noise Strain Rate Measurements along a Dark Fiber Line in Downtown Reno, NV ($84,715; January 2023 through December 2023) University of Nevada Reno Final Technical Report due March 2024 2023
G23AP00062 Robert Smalley, Jr Central and Eastern U.S. Determining GNSS Strain Rate and Uncertainity in Low Strain Rate Regions: Application for the New Madrid Seismic Zone and Northeastern Oklahoma ($93,079; January 2023 through December 2023) University of Memphis Final Technical Report due March 2024 2023
G23AP00064 Will Levandowski & Dan McNamara National Delineation of the frequency-dependent Gulf Coast / CEUS ground motion boundary ($33,356; January 2023 through December 2023) Boulder Geophysics Final Technical Report due March 2024 2023
G23AP00065 Allyson Carroll Northern California Assessing the Timing of the Penultimate Earthquake of the Northern Section of the San Andreas Fault using Dendrochronology: Collaborative Research with USGS ($99,765; January 2023 through December 2023) Cal Poly Humboldt Final Technical Report due March 2024 2023
G23AP00066 Chukweubuka Nweke National Geometric Parameterization of Southern California Sedimentar Basins for Site Response Analysis and Modeling ($74,448; January 2023 through December 2023) University of Southern California Final Technical Report due March 2024 2023
G23AP00067 Norman Abrahamson Southern California Including CyberShake 3-D Simulations into Non-Ergodic Ground-Motion Models for the Los Angelse Region ($84,857; January 2023 through December 2023) University of California Berkeley Final Technical Report due March 2024 2023
G23AP00079 Paul Segall Induced Seismology Constraints on Stress Heterogeneity from Modeling Induced Seismicity on Rough Faults in Oklahoma ($88,584; January 2023 through December 2023) Stanford University Final Technical Report due March 2024 2023
G23AP00081 Will Levandowski Central and Eastern U.S. High-precision 3D gravity investigation of the 2020 Mw5.1 Sparta, NC epicentral and aftershock zone ($15,319; January 2023 through December 2023) Tetra Tech, Inc. Final Technical Report due March 2024 2023
G23AP00083 Gregory Beroza Northern California Towards a Multi-Decadal Machine-Learning-Based Earthquake Catalog for Northern California ($93,764; January 2023 through December 2023) Stanford University Final Technical Report due March 2024 2023
G23AP00091 Ellen Rathje & Krishna Kumar Engineering Seismology and Impacts Investigating Shear Strength Proxies for us in Regional Seismic Landslide Assessments ($79,810; January 2023 through January 2024) University of Texas at Austin Final Technical Report due April 2024 2023
G23AP00092 Andreas Skarlatoudis, Paul Somerville, Hong Kie Thio & Scott Condon National Regionalization of Earthquake Source and Ground Motion Models for Subduction Interface Earthquakes ($69,421.80; January 2023 through December 2023) AECOM Technical Services Final Technical Report due March 2024 2023

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