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Tsunamis at Seaside

March 31st, 2014 · No Comments · 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 · No Comments · 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 · No Comments · 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 · 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 · 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 · 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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Tsunamis at the Oregon coast

March 14th, 2011 · Comments Off · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries, Emergency Management

For Oregon coastal towns, lessons from the Japanese earthquake abound (Oregonian, 3/11/2011) Experts say Japan quake a wake-up call for the Northwest (Register Guard, 3/12/2011) OSU preparedness expert: In “big one,” we won’t have warning (The World, 3/11/2011) Living on shaky ground : how to survive earthquakes and tsunamis in Oregon [PDF] (2011) Oregon Emergency […]

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Oregon 150

February 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off · Dept. of Forestry, Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries, Dept. of Transportation, Forest Resources Institute, State Legislature

Sesquifarewell (Statesman Journal, 2/14/10) Oregon on the move: A history of Oregon’s transportation systems [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Transportation, History Committee Oregon legislative branch history [PDF] (2009) Oregon State Legislature, Legislative Administration Committee What do Western Oregon’s forests look like after a century of management? [PDF] (2009) Oregon Forest Resources Institute Forests for Oregon […]

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Laser-based terrain maps of Oregon

November 18th, 2009 · Comments Off · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

Laser-based terrain maps show Oregon in detail (The Oregonian, 11/8/09) Lidar mosaic imagery of the Portland basin, Oregon and Washington [PDF - 25 mb] (2009) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

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Earthquake

September 3rd, 2009 · Comments Off · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

Tiny temblor hits the coast, but nobody seems to notice (The Register-Guard, 8/26/09) Cascadia subduction zone earthquakes: a magnitude 9.0 earthquake scenario [PDF] (2005)Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

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