Seismic Monitoring Station Upgrade

Summary

SCH Number
2018108677
Lead Agency
Emergency Services, Office of (Office of Emergency Services, California)
Document Title
Seismic Monitoring Station Upgrade
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
By upgrading from antiquated analog recording systems to state-of-the-art earthquake recording and telemetry equipment, this station will be able to contribute seismic data to the CA Earthquake Early Warning System (CEEWS) and ShakeAlert, designed to potentially save thousands of lives during a large earthquake, prevent critical infrastructure damage, and expedite recovery following a large earth quake. NOTE: Refer to NOE for full details.

Contact Information
Ryan Arba
Office of Emergency Services, California
3650 Schriever Avenue
Mather, CA 95655-4203

916-845-8132
ryan.arba@caloes.ca.gov

Location

Coordinates
38.94038°'"N 123.19247°'"W
Counties
Mendocino
Other Information
Project Location: Road 110, Hopland, CA 95449 Dot Map ID: UG0012 Station Name/Site Code: Snow Mountain/NC.GSN

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 3, Sec. 15303, Class 4*
Reasons for Exemption
*Section 15304 and Class 6 Section 15306 This project is exempt in accordance with Class 3 as described above; construction of new small weatherproof enclosures to operate seismic sensor equipment for the purpose of data collection (Class 6). In accordance with Class 4, the project described above consists of minor public or private alterations in the condition of land and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees. None of the exceptions to a notice of exemption apply.
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