U.S. Geological Society Earthquake Hazard Program - Application Period Open

Marilyn Gally, DEM's Mitigation Officer Director and State Hazard Mitigation Officer, notes that the U.S. Geological Society's Earthquake Hazards Program (EHP) has opened the application period for the FY2012 Earthquake Hazards Research Grants Competition.  Interested researchers can view the full announcement at the Grants.Gov website under the Funding Opportunity Number G11AS20009. Applications are due May 18, 2011. The EHP seeks research proposals focused on the geographical areas in the United States that are most at risk from earthquakes, earthquake physics, earthquake effects, and nationally applicable earthquake hazards issues.