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2018.03.15 - Ides of March Post Earthquake Response Exercise

This is only a drill. The USGS will be using this site for an earthquake response exercise, scheduled for March 15, 2018. The M7.2 Scenario Earthquake - Sierra Madre will be used for this exercise.

Table Top Exercise (10:00am - 12:00pm)

  • Introduction (Hough)
  • Bureaucratic issues: Travel authorizations, vehicles, satellite phones (Hough)
  • Response organization chart (Hough)
  • Compilation of initial results (Hough)
    • Scope
    • Responsibility
    • Dissemination
  • Media response (Davis)
  • SCEC response site for technical coordination (Hough)
  • Review of current state of aftershock forecasting/OEF (Page/van der Elst)
  • Review of portable instrument inventory and coordination of deployments (Cochran/Yong/Hough)
  • Field mapping: overflights and remote-sensing imagery (Scharer)
  • Contingency plans in the event of significant IT interruptions (Hough/Detweiler)

Talking Points Drill (2:00-4:00pm)

Call-in Number: 703-648-4848 (79209409)


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