Seven members of the Seismological Society of America are among the distinguished academic, industry, and government experts who have been appointed to the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction.

They are:

The responsibilities of the new independent advisory committee include assessing trends and developments in the science and engineering of earthquake hazards reduction; NEHRP effectiveness in performing its statutory activities (improved design and construction methods and practices; land use controls and redevelopment; prediction techniques and early-warning systems; coordinated emergency preparedness plans; and public education and involvement programs); any need to revise NEHRP; and the...

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