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Tsunami evacuation test

March 11th, 2016 · Comments Off on Tsunami evacuation test · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

Oregon Tests Tsunami Walkout Friday (Northwest Public Radio, 3/10/2016) Tsunami evacuation map. Florence, Oregon [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

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Landslide susceptibility map

February 25th, 2016 · Comments Off on Landslide susceptibility map · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

New map shows Oregon’s hot spots for potential landslides (Oregonian, 2/24/2016) Landslide susceptibility overview map of Oregon (2016) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

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Cannon Beach emergency plan

January 27th, 2016 · Comments Off on Cannon Beach emergency plan · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

Cannon Beach emergency committee reconsiders escape plan (Daily Astorian, 1/26/2016) Tsunami inundation maps for Cannon Beach, Clatsop County, Oregon (2013) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

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Cascadia subduction earthquake history

January 26th, 2016 · Comments Off on Cascadia subduction earthquake history · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

Tuesday marks 316 years since last big quake (Statesman Journal, 1/26/2016) How Scientists Know When The Last Big Earthquake Happened Here (OPB, 1/26/2016) Map of selected earthquakes for Oregon, 1841 through 2002 [PDF] (2002) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries Penrose Conference, Great Cascadia earthquake tricentennial : program summary and abstracts [PDF] (2000) Oregon […]

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Landslide hazards

December 22nd, 2015 · Comments Off on Landslide hazards · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries, Portland State University

State Officials Warn: Beware Of Landslides (OPB, 12/18/2015) Landslide that killed woman was unusual for the area (Bend Bulletin, 12/20/2015) Homeowner’s guide to landslides : recognition, prevention, control, and mitigation [PDF] (2008) Portland State University GIS overview map of potential rapidly moving landslide hazards in western Oregon [PDF] (2002) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral […]

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Out-of-date tsunami maps

September 29th, 2015 · Comments Off on Out-of-date tsunami maps · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

Tsunami Maps Dangerously Out Of Date (OPB, 9/27/2015) Tsunami inundation and evacuation maps for Oregon [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries Tsunami inundation scenarios for Oregon [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

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Seismic risks of Oregon schools

September 28th, 2015 · Comments Off on Seismic risks of Oregon schools · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

Hundreds Of Schools At Risk, As Oregon Starts Paying For Fixes (OPB, 9/27/2015) Statewide seismic needs assessment : implementation of Oregon 2005 senate bill 2 relating to public safety, earthquakes, and seismic rehabilitation of public buildings : report to the seventy-fourth Oregon Legislative Assembly [PDF] (2007) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

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Cannon Beach evacuation route

September 11th, 2015 · Comments Off on Cannon Beach evacuation route · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

Can you outrun a tsunami? Race the Wave this weekend on the Oregon Coast (Oregonian, 9/11/2015) Tsunami evacuation map. Cannon Beach, Oregon [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

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Trojan Nuclear Power Plant site

August 10th, 2015 · Comments Off on Trojan Nuclear Power Plant site · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries, Nuclear Plant Siting Task Force

June Roberts didn’t want the story to die with her (Oregonian, 8/8/2015) Geologic hazards review : Trojan Nuclear Power Plant site, Columbia County, Oregon [PDF] (1978) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries Review of the Trojan Nuclear Power Plant site evaluation [PDF] (1970) Oregon Nuclear Plant Siting Task Force

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DOGAMI mission

July 28th, 2015 · Comments Off on DOGAMI mission · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

Geology department seeks to define its mission (East Oregonian, 7/24/2015) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

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Reedsport tsunami evacuation

July 22nd, 2015 · Comments Off on Reedsport tsunami evacuation · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

Tsunami: Racing to high ground in Reedsport after an Oregon coast earthquake (Oregonian, 7/21/2015) Tsunami evacuation map. Reedsport, Gardiner, Winchester Bay, Oregon [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

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Gold Beach tsunami zone

January 26th, 2015 · Comments Off on Gold Beach tsunami zone · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

Why Build A Hospital In A Tsunami Zone? (OPB, 1/26/2015) Tsunami evacuation map. Gold Beach, Oregon [PDF] (2012) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries Tsunami hazard map of the Gold Beach quadrangle, Curry County, Oregon [PDF] (1995) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

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Surviving a tsunami

January 22nd, 2015 · Comments Off on Surviving a tsunami · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

Can coastal communities survive a tsunami? (OPB, 1/21/2015) Tsunami evacuation map. Seaside & Gearhart, Oregon [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries Tsunami evacuation map. Yachats, Oregon [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

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Seismic upgrades to schools

August 18th, 2014 · Comments Off on Seismic upgrades to schools · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries, Seismic Safety Policy Advisory Commission

Courtney pushing for seismic upgrades to Oregon schools (Statesman Journal, 8/18/2014) Statewide seismic needs assessment [PDF] (2007) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries Seismic rehabilitation bond funds [PDF] (2009) Oregon Seismic Safety Policy Advisory Commission

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Tsunamis at Seaside

March 31st, 2014 · Comments Off on Tsunamis at Seaside · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

50 Years Ago, A Small Taste Of A Pacific Tsunami’s Potential Power (OPB, 3/27/2014) Tsunami evacuation map. Seaside & Gearhart, Oregon [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

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Oregon landslide danger

March 25th, 2014 · Comments Off on Oregon landslide danger · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

Landslide danger: Geologists say Oregon is vulnerable (Oregonian, 3/25/2014) March brings threat of landslides in Salem, throughout Oregon (Statesman Journal, 3/25/2014) Landslide hazards in Oregon [PDF] (2008) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

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Earthquake risk for energy infrastructure

August 14th, 2013 · Comments Off on Earthquake risk for energy infrastructure · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

Extended Fuel Shortages Predicted In Quake Risk Study (Oregon Public Broadcasting, 8/9/2013) Earthquake risk study for Oregon’s critical energy infrastructure hub [PDF] (2012) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

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Tsunami sirens

October 9th, 2012 · Comments Off on Tsunami sirens · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

Tillamook’s tsunami sirens become source of controversy: Keep them or move to newer technology? (Oregonian, 10/7/2012) Tsunami evacuation map. Rockaway Beach, Oregon [PDF] (2012) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

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Mining in Oregon

October 3rd, 2011 · Comments Off on Mining in Oregon · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

Southern Oregon was built on mining (Medford Mail Tribune, 10/2/2011) Gold and silver in Oregon [PDF] (1968) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

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Earthquakes and public buildings

March 21st, 2011 · Comments Off on Earthquakes and public buildings · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

From above, Oregon coastline masks the powerful force below — an earthquake ready to happen (Oregonian, 3/18/2011) Statewide seismic needs assessment [PDF] (2007) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

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