Notice of Intent: Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC)


Funding Opportunity ID: 290666
Opportunity Number: USGS-FA-17-0047
Opportunity Title: Notice of Intent: Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC)
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Other (see text field entitled “Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity” for clarification)
Category Explanation: Earthquake Hazards
CFDA Number(s): 15.807
Eligible Applicants: Private institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency Code: DOI-USGS1
Agency Name: Department of the Interior
Geological Survey
Posted Date: Dec 15, 2016
Close Date: Dec 29, 2016
Last Updated Date: Dec 15, 2016
Award Ceiling: $8,116,355
Award Floor: $1,595,882
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: Notice of Intent to Award a Cooperative Agreement to the University of California in support of the project entitled “Southern California Earthquake Center”. The project objectives include: (1) Modeling the Fault System, (2) Understanding Earthquake Processes, (3) Characterizing Seismic Hazards, and (4) Reducing Seismic Risk. The topical elements within these thematic areas cover a wide spectrum of activities including gathering basic data, compiling data into Community Models, developing physics-based models of earthquake rupture and ground motion characterization, improving probabilistic seismic hazard analysis and operational earthquake forecasting, and applying these results and models to help reduce seismic risk
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