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Grants List


GBMF423.01_Hero_seismometer for tectonic observatory grant

California Institute of Technology

Tectonics Observatory

To support Caltech's Technology Tectonics Observatory in the second phase of developing a multidisciplinary facility that combines state-of-the-art monitoring networks and innovative observations at key tectonics boundaries with modeling of tectonic forces over a wide range of spatial and temporal scales. The goal of the project is to understand and eventually predict the earth's behavior near the intersection of key tectonic plates and provide strategic insights into a variety of destructive phenomena such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, tsunamis, landslides, and other geochemical and geophysical processes.

Title: Tectonics Observatory
Date Awarded: Sep 2008
Amount: $13,000,000
Term: 60 months
Grant ID: GBMF423.01
Funding Area: Science, California Institute of Technology

Other grants to California Institute of Technology (39)

Solar Decathlon $100,000 Aug 2013
Chemistry of Cellular Signaling $6,000,000 Nov 2011
Genes, Circuits, and Behavior $5,000,000 Oct 2010
Community Seismic Network $1,500,000 Oct 2010
Energy from Sunlight $6,000,000 Oct 2006
Detectors for Cosmology $12,020,300 Jun 2006
Neurobiological Reward $5,998,512 Jun 2006
Proteome Exploration Laboratory $7,979,578 Nov 2005
Student Diversity Programs $5,000,000 Apr 2005
Tectonics Observatory $13,254,000 Jul 2004
Nanoscale Systems Initiative $25,426,741 May 2004
Program Cost Support $30,822,486 Feb 2004
Beamline Observatory $14,206,289 Nov 2003
Thirty-Meter Telescope Project $17,500,000 Sep 2003
All Grants