Project 17 Workshop on Seismic Hazard Mapping
On November 28, 2016, a Project 17 Workshop on Seismic Hazard Mapping was organized and presented by the Project 17 Committee of BSSC. The workshop was sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)'s National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) in coordination with the US Geological Survey (USGS). The purpose of the workshop was to critic on some options to solve critical issues related to seismic design value maps, and seek input on important issues related to development of the next generation of seismic design value maps from structural engineers, building officials, and members of the earthquake community. These proceedings include the Project 17 Workshop participants list by discussion group, a recording of the discussion groups’ straw votes, workshop announcement, technical background paper, and presentations.
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