Seismic Monitoring Station - Caspers Wilderness Park

Summary

SCH Number
2018128420
Lead Agency
Emergency Services, Office of (Office of Emergency Services, California)
Document Title
Seismic Monitoring Station - Caspers Wilderness Park
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
This new station will contribute to the CA Earthquake Early Warning System (CEEWS) designed to potentially save thousands of lives during a large earthquake, prevent critical infrastructure damage and expedite recovery following a large earthquake. The network to which this sensor is connected will contribute real-time data to accurately record and warn people of strong shaking due to earthquakes in the region, help provide records of ground motion that would be of immense scientific, engineering and public safety value. Note: See 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
33.5579755°'"N 117.5577503°'"W
Counties
Orange
Other Location Info
Location Specific: Ronald W. Caspers Wilderness Park, 33401 Ortega Hwy, San Juan Capistrano, CA, 92675 Note: See NOE for full details.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 3, 4, 6 Sec. 15303*
Reasons for Exemption
*15304, 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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