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Notice of Public Meeting of Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee

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U.S. Geological Survey, Interior.




In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, and the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Authorization Act of 1977, the Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee (SESAC) will meet as indicated below.


The SESAC will hold public meetings on March 5-6, 2018. On March 5, 2018, the SESAC will meet from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on March 6, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.


The SESAC meeting will be held at the Caltech Avery Library, 370 Holliston Avenue, Pasadena, California.

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Questions should be directed to Dr. William Leith, U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, MS 905, Reston, Virginia 20192. Dr. Leith can be reached by calling (703) 648-6712 or via email at

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The SESAC advises the Director of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) on matters relating to the USGS's participation in the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program. The Committee is comprised of members from academia, industry, and State government. In this meeting, the Committee will review the current activities of the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program and discuss future priorities. All meetings are open to the public.

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Authority: 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2; 42 U.S.C. 7709.

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William Leith,

Senior Science Advisor for Earthquake and Geologic Hazards.

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[FR Doc. 2018-03286 Filed 2-16-18; 8:45 am]