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New! Landslide hazard and risk study of central and western Multnomah County
The study identifies areas of Multnomah County where landslides are more likely to happen – and how many people and buildings are at risk when they do. Read the news release
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DOGAMI Job Opportunity
MLRR Supervisor (Principal Executive/Manager D)
Applications close April 30, 2018 11:59 PM Pacific


Earthquake regional impact analysis for Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington counties
The study offers a look at potential impacts, including estimates of injuries, building damages, and people needing shelter, for a Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake. Read the news release.


New statewide map of radon potential

Radon is produced in the natural decay of uranium, which is found in trace amounts in all rocks and soils. The map shows areas where Oregon’s underlying geology is more likely to produce radon. See radon potential information in Oregon HazVu.
Testing your home is the only way to know if radon is present. Learn more from the Oregon Health Authority about radon risk in Oregon and testing your home for radon.


Interactive lidar map reveals Oregon’s dramatic landscapes
The Lidar Data Viewer interactive map offers additional data and new features that make exploring and downloading lidar easier than ever before.


Oregon awarded grant for tsunami preparedness projects
A $354,241 federal grant will fund multiple projects aimed at increasing the resilience of coastal communities. Read the news release.


New levee database benefits flood preparedness
Comprehensive data is a first for Oregon, adding an important resource for reducing flood risks as well as ecological restoration | news release


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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 Take geology on the trail with mobile maps: explore Mount Hood, Crater Lake, and Three Sisters with GPS features | news release | maps

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Jul 17, 2018 – Newport
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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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