Earthquakes: Risk, Monitoring, Notification, and Research

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This report describes estimates of earthquake hazards and risk in the United States; the current federal programs that support earthquake monitoring and that provide notification after a seismic event; and the programs that support mitigation and research aimed at reducing U.S. vulnerability to earthquakes.

Creator(s): Folger, Peter
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: January 16, 2008
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Folger, Peter

Specialist in Energy and Natural Resources Policy; Resources, Science, and Industry Division

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: January 16, 2008
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United States
Description:

This report describes estimates of earthquake hazards and risk in the United States; the current federal programs that support earthquake monitoring and that provide notification after a seismic event; and the programs that support mitigation and research aimed at reducing U.S. vulnerability to earthquakes.

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22 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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