Subduction Zone Science

Science

USGS subduction zone science (SZS) relies on multi-institutional, multi-disciplinary collaborations, and is focused on eight regional and topical themes. USGS SZS includes foundational basic research and frontier studies. For each theme, learn more about projects conducted within USGS NHMA programs, funded via external grants, Powell Center, Mendenhall Fellowships, and partner organizations.

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Reducing Risk

Reducing Risk

USGS scientists develop new products to make science available to the public, emergency managers, and decision-makers. These efforts increase public safety and reduce risk and economic losses caused by natural hazards.

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Mendenhall Research Fellowship Program Opportunities

Mendenhall Research Fellowship Program Opportunities

In Fiscal Year 2001, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) started a new postdoctoral research program called the Mendenhall Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program (now the Mendenhall Research Fellowship Program) in honor of Walter C. Mendenhall.

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