Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program

To support earthquake hazards research in order to develop information, knowledge, and methods relevant to the major Earthquake Hazards Program elements: national and regional earthquake hazards assessments; research related to earthquake information, monitoring, and notification; research on earthquake
occurrence, physics, and effects; and earthquake safety policy.

Specific objectives and research tasks identified as measures of progress towards the goals of these program elements are described in greater detail in the Research Priorities section of the annual Program Announcement.

Agency - Department of the Interior

The Department of the Interior protects and provides access to the Nation's natural and cultural heritage, including responsibilities to Indian tribes and island communities. Departmental goals include resource protection and usage, overseeing recreational opportunities, serving communities and excellence in management.