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News and Announcements

03-24-2015 - Abandoned mine features uncovered with lidar; Potential danger for public, foresters, firefighters revealed with new maps | news release

03-20-2015 - State agencies to meet March 30 on proposed gold mine in Malheur County | news release

03-19-2015 - Remembering the Oso landslide; As the anniversary of Washington’s devastating landslide approaches, work continues to understand, prepare for the geologic hazard | news release

03-10-2015 - DOGAMI announces new agency leadership; Ian Madin will serve as interim State Geologist; Richard Riggs joins as new Assistant Director | news release

DOGAMI Open-File Report O-15-01, Landslide susceptibility analysis of lifeline routes in the Oregon Coast Range

02-27-2014 - Map outlines western Oregon's landslide risks from a subduction zone earthquake | preview

02-06-2015 - Be alert for landslides and debris flows during intense rain
Current Flood Watches for Oregon
Learn to recognize landslide warning signs

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Strategic Framework

The Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI) has released the strategic framework that will guide the agency’s work over the next six years.

rec map on smartphone 12-29-2014 - New study maps coastal Curry County landslide hazards. Data also included in SLIDO 3.2 web map update. | news release | preview report | SLIDO web map

rec map on smartphone 12-15-2014 - Lidar Explored calendar shows off Oregon geology. See Oregon in a new light with incredible images created using lidar technology. | news release | preview

12-10-2014 - Commemorating the 1964 Christmas Flood In December
1964, the Pacific Northwest was devastated by floods. Fifty years later, we’re better able to detect, warn of, and respond to flood events – but flooding remains a serious hazard for Oregon. Learn more about the historic flood, and the work DOGAMI is doing today to help communities be ready.

10-01-2014 - New map poster explores Columbia River connections; Oregon and Washington geologists collaborate in honor of Geologic Map Day | news release

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rec map on smartphone 07-01-2014 - Oregon Geology magazine, vol. 70, no. 1 | all Oregon Geology and Ore BIn issues

rec map on smartphone 06-30-2014 - Take geology on the trail with mobile maps: explore Mount Hood, Crater Lake, and Three Sisters with GPS features | news release | maps

06-27-2014 - Companies honored with Mined Land Reclamation Awards; Special Recognition Award given to Bob Short, tireless industry advocate
news release | MLR Awards

DOGAMI Open-File Report O-14-01, Geologic map of the southern Oregon coast between Port Orford and Bandon, Curry and Coos counties, Oregon

06-09-2014 - New maps unravel the geology, hazards of Oregon’s southern coast | news release | preview

thumbnail image of Willamette River Historical Stream Channels, Oregon Stunning poster reveals historical channels of the Willamette River
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Next DOGAMI Governing Board Meeting:

Friday, May 15, 8:30 am
Portland Sate Office Building
800 NE Oregon St., Ste. 965
Portland, OR 97015
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Seismic Screenings of Buildings (Schools, Hospitals, Emergency Facilities)

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We cannot prevent a tsunami but we can prepare for one.
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Be ready for an earthquake
Learn about Oregon's earthquake risk. Find earthquake hazards in your neighborhood. Track real-time seismic activity in the Pacific Northwest. Make an emergency kit.

Having an emergency kit and an
emergency plan are important first
steps in being prepared
for any disaster.

"Oregon: A Geologic History — 150 Years of Statehood, 150 Million Years in the Making"
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Chemical Process Mining Notices of Intent

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Learn more about Oregon geology via the Capitol Windows panels: Oregon: 150 Years of Statehood; 150 Million Years in the Making!

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Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries
800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 965, Portland, OR 97232-2162
(971) 673-1555, FAX (971) 673-1562
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