Kansas Earthquake Program Related Information
State Government: http://www.kansas.gov
State Emergency Management: http://www.kansastag.gov/kdem_default.asp
State Geological Survey: http://www.kgs.ku.edu/
State Emergency Management Agency Information
The mission of the Division of Emergency Management is to provide a 24-hour operation to reduce loss of life and property, protect Kansans from all hazards by providing and coordinating resources, expertise, leadership and advocacy through a comprehensive, risk-based emergency management program of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery. The Division works directly with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Kansas Division of Emergency Management Agency
2800 SW Topeka Blvd.
Topeka, KS 66611-1287
Main Phone: (785) 274-1409
Kansas Adjutant General & State Director
Maj. General Lee Tafanelli
Phone: (785) 274-1911
Earthquake Program Contact
Planning and Mitigation Branch Director
Kansas Division of Emergency Management
Phone: (785) 274-1431
State Geological Survey Information
The mission of the Kansas Geological Survey, operated by The University of Kansas in connection with its research and service program, is to conduct geological studies and research and to collect, correlate, preserve, and disseminate information leading to a better understanding of the geology of Kansas, with special emphasis on natural resources of economic value, water quality and quantity, and geologic hazards. Progressively, the Survey has increased its research programs and facilities. The main office in Lawrence employs over 90 researchers and support-staff members and 40 student assistants. A second publications sales office and the Well Sample Library, storing over 131,000 rotary-cutting samples from Kansas wells, are located in west Wichita.
Kansas Geologic Survey
1930 Constant Ave.
Lawrence, KS 66047-3726
Phone: (785) 864-3965
Fax: (785) 864-5317
Return to Associate State Information Index