Publications

2017

Pub.No. Publication Name
17-06 "Back to Normal": Earthquake Recovery Modelling
17-05 Beyond Button Pushing
17-03 2016 Annual Report
17-02 Appendices for Guide to Identify & Manage Seismic Risks of Buildings for Local Governments
17-01 Guide to Identify & Manage Seismic Risks of Buildings for Local Governments

2016

Pub.No. Publication Name
16-04 California Earthquake Early Warning System Benefit Study
16-03 Priority Recommendations for Renewed Investment in Seismic Resilience across California
16-02 2015 Annual Report
16-01 JPL Final Report: Select Technologies and Capabilities to Improve Earthquake Resiliency in California

2015

Pub.No. Publication Name
15-01 2014 Annual Report

2014

Pub.No. Publication Name
14-05 Earthquakes and California Agriculture   Reduced file size version
14-04 Small Business Disaster Resource Guide
14-03 Small Business Disaster Preparedness Survey 
14-02 Seismic Hazard Investigation of Lake Tahoe Using New Remote Operated Submarine: Dive Test in Support of Antarctic Subglacial Research (WISSARD) Project
14-01 2013 Annual Report

2013

Pub.No. Publication Name
13-05 Coordinated Planning and Preparedness for Fire Following Major Earthquakes
13-04 Concurrent Investigation of Seismic Hazards of the Lake Tahoe Basin: Dive Test in Support of the WISSARD Project Final Report
13-03 Loss Reduction Plan
13-02 ShakeOut Recommendations
13-01 2012 Annual Report

2012

Pub.No. Publication Name
12-02 Post-Disaster Rapid Economic Recovery Plan Project
12-01 2011 Annual Report

2011

Pub.No. Publication Name
11-03 4Page Water Supply in regards to Fire Following Earthquake (PEER)
11-02 Water Supply in regard to Fire Following Earthquake Report (PEER)
11-01 2010 Annual Report

2010

Pub.No. Publication Name
10-01 2009 Annual Report 

2009

Pub.No. Publication Name
09-03 The Study of Household Preparedness
09-03 The Study of Household Preparedness Appx 
09-02 Field Act Report  
09-02 Field Act Report Appendices 
09-01 2008 Annual Report

2008

Pub.No. Publication Name
08-02 Japan Earthquake 2007 Report 
08-01 2007 Annual Report

2007

Pub.No. Publication Name
07-04 Review of the Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER) YEARS 7-9
07-03 Field Act and Public School Construction: A 2007 Perspective
07-02 California Earthquake Loss Reduction Plan 2007-2011
07-01 2006 Annual Report

2006

Pub.No. Publication Name
06-04 2006 Unreinforced Masonry Building Law Report
06-03 California's Emergency Response to a Major Earthquake A Report of the Urban Search and Rescue Emergency Advisory Committee on the State's Readiness and Resource Needs
06-02 The Commercial Property Owner's Guide to Earthquake Safety (2006 Edition) Effective October 1, 2006
06-01 2005 Annual Report
Water System Improvement Program Review _4-19-06   111 KB [pdf] Review of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Water System Improvement Program

2005

Pub.No. Publication Name
05-03 Tsunami Threat to California Findings and Recommendations [pdf]
05-02 2004 Unreinforced Masonry Building Law Report [pdf]
05-01 2005 Homeowner's Guide to Earthquake Safety (in Spanish) 6.6MB [pdf]
05-01 2005 Homeowner's Guide to Earthquake Safety 5.6MB [pdf]
2005 Homeowners's Guide to Earthquake Safety 2.5MB [pdf] (contains reduced quality images)
Earthquake Shaking Potential Map For Portions Of Eastern California And Western Nevada [pdf] high resolution [pdf]

2004

Pub.No. Publication Name
04-04 Findings and Recommendations on Seismic Safety Polices and Requirements for Public, Private, and Charter Schools.
04-03 A Safer, More Resilient California:  The State Plan for Earthquake Research
04-02 Finding and Recommendations on San Simeon Earthquake, Dec.22, 2003
04-01 Annual Report (2003 Legislative Session)

2003

Pub.No. Publication Name
03-07 Strategic Plan
03-06 Progress Report for California Earthquake Loss Mitigation Plan
Regional earthquake shaking potential maps (index map) N. coast, S.F. Bay, C. coast, L.A., S.D., (jpg) N. coast print, S.F. Bay print, C. coast print, L.A print., S.D. print, (pdf) N. coast rtl, S.F. Bay rtl, C. coast rtl, L.A. rtl, S.D rtl., (rtl)
03-05 Findings and Recommendations on the Resource Needs of California's Urban Search and Rescue Teams
03-04 Year Five and Six Report to the Legislature on the     Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center ( PEER)
03-03 Status of the Unreinforced Masonry Building Law
03-02 Earthquake Shaking Potential for California Map PDF version or JPEG version
03-01 Annual Report (2002 Legislative Session)

2002

Pub.No. Publication Name
02-05 Findings and Recommendations on the Use of Non-Field Act Compliant Buildings for Public Schools
02-04 2002 Homeowner's Guide to Earthquake Safety (no longer available) see 05-01 for current edition
02-03 Improving Natural Gas Safety in Earthquakes
02-02 2002-2006 California Earthquake Loss Reduction Plan
2002-2006 California Earthquake Loss Reduction Plan, Japanese Version
02-01 Annual Report (2001 Legislative Session)

2001

Pub.No. Publication Name
01-05 Meeting California's Earthquake Engineering Research Needs: A review of PEER"
01-04 Finding and Recommendations on Hospital Seismic Safety
01-03 Notes and Observations from the 2001 Nisqually earthquake, Puget Sound, Washington
01-02 An Evaluation and Assessment of the California Seismic Safety Commission's Seismic Retrofit Practices Improvement Program Proposition 122
01-01 2000 Seismic Safety Commission Annual Report (2000 Legislation Session)

2000

Pub.No. Publication Name
00-04 A History of the California Seismic Safety Commission: "Living Where the Earth Shakes" 1975-2000
00-03 Seismic Safety Commission Findings: A Report to the Governor and the Legislature on Lessons Learned from Recent Earthquakes in Turkey, Greece, and Taiwan
00-02 2000 Status of California's Unreinforced Masonry Building Law
00-01 January 2000 Report to the Governor & the Legislature (activities during the 1999 Legislative Session)

1999

Pub.No. Publication Name
99-06 Earthquake Risk Management Tools for Decision Makers: A Guide for Decision Makers
99-05 Earthquake Risk Management Tools for Decision Makers: Mitigation Success Stories
99-04 Earthquake Risk Management Tools for Decision Makers: A Toolkit for Decision-Makers
99-03 Built to Resist Earthquakes. The Path to Quality Seismic Design & Construction for Architects, Engineers, Inspectors.( LARGE file (17 MB) - download here or call ATC at 650-595-1542 for ordering)
99-02 Incentives to Improve California's Earthquake Safety: "An Agenda in Waiting"
99-01 Education and Technology Development to Reduce California s Earthquake Losses (A Review of the Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center)
99-00 January 1999 Report to the Governor & the Legislature (activities during the 1998 Legislative Session)

1998

Pub.No. Publication Name
98-01 The Commercial Property Owner's Guide to Earthquake Safety (1998 Edition)

1997

Pub.No. Publication Name
97-03 1997 Status of California's Unreinforced Masonry Building Law
97-02 California Earthquake Loss Reduction Plan
97-01 The Homeowner's Guide to Earthquake Safety 1998 Edition (no longer available) see 05-01 for current edition

1996

Pub.No. Publication Name
96-02 National Seismic Safety Advisory Boards Directory
96-01 Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit of Concrete Buildings, ATC-40 Product 1.2 & 1.3 Call ATC at 650-595-1542 for ordering

1995

Pub.No. Publication Name
95-05B 1995 Status of California's Unreinforced Masonry Building Law Part 2
95-05 1995 Status of California's Unreinforced Masonry Building Law Part 1
95-04 1995 Recommended Model Ordinance for the Seismic Retrofit of Hazardous Unreinforced Masonry Bearing Wall Buildings. (This publications is included in 95-05)(Out of Date)
95-03 Public Safety Issues from the Northridge Earthquake of January 17, 1994
95-02 A Reconnaissance Report to the Seismic Safety Commission on the Hyogo-ken Nanbu Earthquake, (Neisei Nana Nen) The South Hyogo Prefecture near Kobe, Japan, January 17, 1995. By L. Thomas Tobin, Executive Director, Seismic Safety Commission
95-01 Northridge Earthquake: Turning Loss to Gain, Seismic Safety Commission Report to Governor Pete Wilson, Governor s Executive Order W-78-94   

1994

Pub.No. Publication Name
94-11 Northridge Earthquake, January 17, 1994 The Hospital Response. By Donald H. Cheu, MD
94-10 Research and Implementation Plan for Earthquake Risk Reduction in California
94-08 A Compendium of Background Reports on the Northridge Earthquake (January 17, 1994) for Executive Order W-78-94
94-07 Northridge Earthquake Hearings Draft Transcripts of Hearings Held February 10 & 11 and March 2 & 3, 1994, (provided in ASCII text on either Macintosh or PC format 3.5 inch disks specify disk format).
94-06 1994 Northridge Earthquake: Buildings Case Studies Project, Proposition 122, Product 3.2
94-05 Seismic Risk Management Tools, Product 2.1, includes Summary Report, 11 pages
94-04 The Tsunami Threat to California Hearings before the California Seismic Safety Commission
94-03 Review of Seismic Research Results for Existing Buildings, Product 3.1
94-02 Provisional Commentary for Seismic Retrofit, Product 1.1
94-01C California at Risk 1994 Status Report (94-01) and California at Risk: Reducing Earthquake Hazards 1992-1997 (91-08)
94-01 California at Risk 1994 Status Report

1993

Pub.No. Publication Name
93-03 Creating a Seismic Safety Advisory Board A Guide to Earthquake Risk Management
93-02 Proposed Maps for NEHRP s Recommended Provisions

1992

Pub.No. Publication Name
92-03 The Right to Know: Disclosure of Seismic Hazards in Building
92-01 1992 Status of California's Unreinforced Masonry Buiding Law

1991

Pub.No. Publication Name
91-10 Architectural Practice & Earthquake Hazards (A Report of the Committee on the Architect s Role in Earthquake Hazard Mitigation)
91-09 A California Business Owners Earthquake Insurance Program (Committee Report)
91-08 California at Risk: Reducing Earthquake Hazards 1992-1997 (Commission Report)
91-06 Loma Prieta's Call To Action (Janice R. Hutton)
91-05 Breaking the Pattern: A Research and Development Plan To Improve Seismic Retrofit Practices for Government Buildings (Charles Thiel, et al.)
91-02 Planning for the Next One (Transcripts of Hearings on the Loma Prieta Earthquake of Oct. 17, 1989)

1990

Pub.No. Publication Name
90-08 Earthquake Emergency Preparedness and Response (Commission Report)
90-07 Damage to Unreinforced Masonry Buildings in the Loma Prieta Earthquake of October 17, 1989 (Rutherford & Chekene Consulting Engineers)
90-06 Report to the Governor on Executive Order D-86-90 (Commission Report)
90-05 Earthquake Hazard Identification and Voluntary Mitigation: Palo Alto s City Ordinance (Commission Report)
90-02 A California Homeowners Earthquake Insurance Program (Commission Report)
90-01 Draft Model Ordinance for URM
1990 In Less Than One Minute: Earthquakes - Spend a Few Minutes Preparing For a Few Seconds That Could Put You Out of Business (Commission Report)
1990 SB 1250: Seismic Retrofit Cost Estimates for State Owned Buildings (Commission Report) Download pdf
1990 Draft Commentary to the Structural Engineers Association of California & California Building Officials, Joint Recommended Unreinforced Masonry Building Seismic Safety Provisions (Wiss, Janny Elstner Assoc.)

1988

Pub.No. Publication Name
88-01 California at Risk: Steps to Earthquake Safety for Local Governments (Commission Report)
1988 A Review of the California State Prison Construction Program (Committee Report)

1987

Pub.No. Publication Name
87-03 Guidebook to Identify and Mitigate Seismic Hazards in Buildings and Appendix (Commission Report)
87-02 Financial and Social Impacts of Unreinforced Masonry Building Rehabilitation (Commission Report)