The Center for Community Earthquake Preparedness was awarded a major grant to perform loss estimations for Mississippi using HAZUS.
The USGS Cone Penetration Truck performs tests in Memphis.
The CUSEC Board of Directors voted unanimously to include the State of Alabama as a full member of CUSEC. Read the press release here.
CUSEC, which serves on the Mid-America Regional Advisory Committee for the Advanced National Seismic System as a representative of the emergency management interest in the central US, has recently increased its involvement. CUSEC will host a strong motion instrument at its headquarters in Memphis, Tennessee.
The J. E. Maher Award Of Excellence was given for the third time at the CUSEC Annual Meeting held in Nashville on June 30 – July 1, 2003. Mr. Dan Cicirello, Earthquake Program Manager for the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management, accepted the award.