[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 210 (Wednesday, October 30, 2013)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-25618]

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 Geological Survey


Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee (SESAC)

AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: Pursuant to Public Law 106-503, the Scientific Earthquake 
Studies Advisory Committee (SESAC) will hold its next meeting at 
Stanford University, in Palo Alto, California. The Committee is 
comprised of members from academia, industry, and State government. The 
Committee shall advise 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 will receive reports on the status of activities of 
the Program and progress toward Program goals and objectives. The 
Committee will assess this information and provide guidance on the 
future undertakings and direction of the Earthquake Hazards Program. 
Focus topics for this meeting include budget sequestration, rock 
mechanics research, induced seismicity, earthquake early warning and 
national earthquake hazard mapping.
    Meetings of the Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee 
are open to the public.

DATES: November 6-7th, 2013, commencing at 8:30 a.m. on the first day 
and adjourning at 1:00 p.m. on November 7, 2013.
    Contact: Dr. William Leith, U.S. Geological Survey, MS 905, 12201 
Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, Virginia 20192, (703) 648-6786, 

    Dated: October 22, 2013.
William Leith,
Designated Federal Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-25618 Filed 10-29-13; 8:45 am]