U.S. Geological Survey
SAFRR - Science Application for Risk Reduction
Earthquake Early Warning (EEW)
Late in 2007, SAFRR staff participated in discussion with Caltech, U.C. Berkeley, and the USGS to create an Earthquake Early Warning System. After the results of the ShakeOut Scenario’s success in 2008, Earthquake Early Warning has gained momentum as potentially serving to mitigate injury, property damage, and the loss of life (if implemented before the next big earthquake).
SAFRR continues to support this effort by assisting project leads in connecting with early test users of the ShakeAlert interface, introducing the project to future users, and building a coalition of supporters.
The EEW project contniues to make strides and gain traction, with the latest information being updated at www.shakealert.org.