LESSONS FROM JAPAN'S QUAKE-TSUNAMI DISASTERU-T San DiegoA quiet revolution is taking place in small fishing villages along the Pacific coast of Japan where last year's 9.0 earthquake and devastating tsunami hit hardest.
Edward Wolf: Making Oregon schools quake-safe is a project that will outlast many governors and legislatures, but someone needs to get it started. That someone should be John Kitzhaber. He's determined to re-think Oregon schools from top to bottom.
A week after an Oregon State professor called Port au Prince, Haiti, a time bomb for a devastating earthquake, a magnitude 7 quake killed hundreds of thousands there. He sees other ticking time bombs around the world's active faults.
This map of all the world's recorded earthquakes between 1898 and 2003 is stunning. As you might expect, it also creates a brilliant outline of the plates of the Earth's crust—especially the infamous "Ring of Fire" around the Pacific Plate.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Imagine driving on the Golden Gate Bridge when your car starts shaking and the roadway ahead makes a groaning noise and collapses. That's probably what would have happened several years ago if an earthquake the magnitude of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake had struck the Bay Area. But that's before the bridge district began a $660 million project to seismically retrofit the bridge...
Fukushima's most important lesson is this: Probability theory (that disaster is unlikely) failed us. If you have made assumptions, you are not prepared. Nuclear power plants should have multiple, reliable ways to cool reactors.
The updated forecasts come as SOLVE prepares for the first beach cleanup of the year this Saturday. The Oregon nonprofit, which hosts spring and fall beach cleanups yearly, has been working with NOAA to prepare volunteers for debris they might find.
March 22, 2012 – SAN SALVADOR – The National Service of Territorial Studies, which is known as SNET is reporting that 8 earthquakes have rattled the San Salvador Volcano which is located northwest of the capital city of ...
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As part of the ongoing Tsunami Outreach Oregon education and awareness program managed by the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI), several coastal communities will be holding tsunami evacuation drills in the next few months.
Wave radar may help tsunami predictionsMalaysia StarIn preparation for the possible simultaneous occurrence of the Tokai, Tonankai and Nankai earthquakes, the research is aimed at seeing the system in practical use in four to five years.
The enormous fault off the coast of the Pacific Northwest has been silent for three centuries. But after years of detective work, geologists have discovered that it can unleash mayhem on an epic scale.
LONGVIEW, Wash. — Scientists and emergency managers say they’ve learned a lot about earthquakes and tsunamis in the last year, but they fear the public remains woefully unprepared for a disaster that is certain to happen in the Northwest.
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