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Attendees: Art, Guy, Jonathan, Jason, Rick, Bruce, Lydia, Scott, Maureen, Tom, Pat, Matt, Kevin, Andy, Amy

  1. Discipline updates
    • Landslide - Jonathan, Kevin
      • Workshop in June is still happening.
      • Want to explore landslide dam outbursts creating turbidites.
      • Working on a better inventory of subduction zone earthquakes to understanding landslide volumes and relationship to causative source size.
      • Working on organizing a co-seismic landslide session for the GSA meeting in Seattle.
      • Guy suggests working with Washington DNR on some of their cores.
    • Tsunami - Guy, Bruce, Alan, Rob, Scott
      • Went to a few previously-visited sites in WA and OR to try to extend the records there.  Have plans for more.  
      • Have coring plans for various lakes, to implement this summer.
    • Subsidence - Rob, Brian S., Scott
      • Sites being selected for looking at changes in micro-facies for transfer-function analyses, that will be visited this Winter/Spring.
      • University colleagues (Engelhart's group) also working on this.
    • Offshore – Janet, Scott, Jason
      • Done lots of networking and data mining.  Developing new data sources and contacts with groups doing complementary activities - with the UW and NOAA folks.  Also spoken with Anne Trehu and others at OSU, who have other data sources.  Chris Goldfinger has also expressed interest in collaborating; he's been updating his offshore fault map inventory and will share it.
      • High-res, shallow geophysical study of the Seattle fault zone (possibly S. Whidbey and Tacoma faults) is scheduled for ~Feb 21-28. Collaboration btwn ESC/PCMCS/UW-Oceanography.  Will be useful proof-of-concept for offshore work.
      • Jason spoke with NOAA NW Fisheries Science Center who have complementary data and interests in collaborating.
    • Modeling – Art, Joan
      • M9 ground motion modeling results are being compared with paleoseismic observations of uplift and subsidence, examining role of sub-events and locking on ground motions.
      • Preliminary results of a study of offshore site effects shows large variations that correlate grossly with prism structure, but much more needs to be done.
    • Crustal -  Lydia
      • Been focusing on Powell Center and database - see below.
    • Geodesy 

          2. Powell Center Proposal, Lydia, Rob

Draft proposal nearly complete (Due date for FY18, Jan. 31 2017)!  Focus of the proposal is creation of a database and developing synergies with others with common interests.

3. Database construction, Lydia 
Looking into formatting options, database strategies used elsewhere (e.g. for GEM).

4. EHP External Grants program, Joan
A broad request for Recurrence work will be included in the RFP.  

5. At the next meeting we'll discuss another coordination workshop before we begin BASIS planning, possibly in May or June in Santa Cruz.

6. Potential ways to involve outside collaborations

    • Powell Center activities.
    • Relevant session is being planned at the SSA - Rob Witter
    • Anne Trehu is leading a workshop proposal to NSF (Earthscope) for a relevant data-focused workshop.

        7. Next meeting in early March!

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