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Membership Information



It's that time of year again. You may pay your dues either by PayPal (see below) or by remitting a check made payable to COSMOS and mailed to the COSMOS office: Rm 121, Bldg. 454, 1301 S. 46th St., c/o PEER, University of California, Richmond, CA 94804.

To keep our records current, we'd appreciate it if you would fill out the membership information card HERE, and email it back to the COSMOS office: Thank you.

If you are not a member or have let your membership lapse, we ask that you consider rejoining or joining. Without your support, we cannot fund initiatives like the upgrading of the COSMOS Converter Tool or the ever-popular Technical Sessions.

  • Individual Members: $50.00

  • Institutional Members: $1000.00

  • Affiliate Members: $2000.00-5000.00

2017 DUES


COSMOS Membership Supports:

• Data collection and processing guidelines
• Workshops and forums on important issues
• COSMOS Virtural Data Center

Benefits of Membership

• Professional Development
• Technical Resources
• Networking

COSMOS is continuing to develop and offer workshops on strong-motion issues. In addition to the benefits provided to the strong-motion community through its services and products, COSMOS provides direct benefits to members

• Participation in Annual Meeting / Seminars with reduced registration fees
• Free copies of all COSMOS guidelines and other publications
• Opportunities to participate in consensus-based strategic advocacy on important issues (web-based ANSS advocacy support)

Membership Categories and Associated Annual Dues

Core Member
• Larger Network (>1000 station); $20,000
• Smaller Networks (<1000 stations): $5000

Organizational Member: $1000 - $5000

Individual Member: $50

Become a Member

Membership is open to all individuals, agencies, organizations, private companies, consultants, professional institutions, societies, and universities interested in pursuing the mission and objectives of COSMOS.

Submit the following information via fax or email:

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    - EMAIL

Please make checks made payable to : COSMOS

Membership Applications or Inquiries may be submitted to:

1301 South 46th Street
Richmond CA 94804-4698

Tel.: 510-665-3437
Fax: 510-665-3420

COSMOS is a non-profit organization whose goal is to expand and significantly modernize the acquisition and application of strong-motion data in order to increase public safety from earthquakes.

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