Oregon Department of Geology
and Mineral Industries

Publications Center | Hazards | Permits | About | Search || Oregon.gov

News and Announcements

State agencies to meet March 5 and 7 on proposed gold mine in Malheur County | news release

Calico Resources USA
Technical Review Team
March 5, 2018
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (Pacific)

Calico Resources USA
Technical Review Team – Geochemistry Subcommittee Teleconference
March 7, 2018
10:00 am – noon (Pacific)

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.

Public comment period open for proposed amendment to oil and gas rules
This proposed amendment adds a single word of clarification in describing a well casing in order to allow well plugging and decommissioning based on current, accepted best practices. Comments will be accepted until 4 p.m. on March 6, 2018.
Rulemaking documents and how to comment

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.

10-5-2017 - New maps look at landslide hazards in east Multnomah County, including Eagle Creek fire area. Read the news release. See mapped landslides in Oregon with the SLIDO web map – now mobile!

SLIDO web map on mobile device

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

South Chemult

Mined Land Reclamation Awards recipients announced
Outstanding habitat restoration and innovative approaches to reclamation honored | news release

Earth Science camp 2017 promo banner

New guide helps identify and reduce landslide hazards around the home
DOGAMI and the Washington State Department of Natural Resources teamed up to develop the guide, which offers guidance on landslide warning signs as well as resources.
Download the guide. Read the news release.

interactive geologic map of Oregon

Explore Oregon’s geology
with an interactive map

front page of 2015-2021 DOGAMI Strategic FrameworkDOGAMI 2015-2021
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

thumbnail image of Willamette River Historical Stream Channels, Oregon Stunning poster reveals historical channels of the Willamette River

More DOGAMI and geology news...

Facebook   Twitter   Flickr   YouTube

Upcoming DOGAMI
Governing Board Meetings:

Apr 6, 2018 – Portland
Jul 16, 2018 – Newport
Oct 1, 2018 – Portland
Dec 10, 2018 – Portland

Calico Grassy Mountain
information / meetings

Seismic Screenings of Buildings (Schools, Hospitals, Emergency Facilities)

OregonTsunami.org logo OregonTsunami.org
We cannot prevent a tsunami but we can prepare for one.
drop, cover, and hold during an earthquake

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"
IMS-28 50- x 58-inch wall map

News release
companion web site

DOGAMI Publications Search

speeding envelope

Oregon Lidar Consortium logo

Oregon Lidar Consortium (OLC)

Earthquakes; Floods; Landslides and debris flows; Volcanic eruptions; Tsunamis and other geologic hazards on the Oregon coast

Mineral Land Regulation and Reclamation Program
Chemical Process Mining Notices of Intent

Oil, Gas and Geothermal Program

Learn more about Oregon's geology

Many documents on our website require Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click on the box above to download it for free.

Publications Center | Permits | About | Search

Fossils, Minerals & Gems | Hazards | News and Events |
State of Oregon website | Job listings from the State of Oregon jobs page

Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries
800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 965, Portland, OR 97232-2162 | map
971-673-1555, FAX 971-673-1562
email us at DOGAMI