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Earthquake hazard resources and links


The Earthquake and Landslide Program at DOGAMI (97k PDF file)

Earthquake hazard publications from DOGAMI

Read "Oregon at Risk"  - downloadable PDF version (1.4 MB) of this article from the Winter, 2001 issue of Cascadia

Learn more about Historic earthquakes in the Pacific Northwest

Learn more about the the science of earthquake prediction

Online resources for earthquake education and mitigation

DOGAMI earthquake hazard maps online at Portland State University
 
Learn more about the February 28th Nisqually earthquake
 
Tsunami hazard maps for the Oregon coast and evacuation brochures

 
Online resources for earthquake education
Oregon Emergency Management (OEM)

Cascadia Region Earthquake Workgroup (CREW)

Western States Seismic Policy Council (WSSPC)

Oregon Department of Education Emergency Information and Planning - resources on emergency preparedness for educators, parents and community members

Oregon Department of Education Quake Safe Schools page - information on earthquake safety in our schools

Institute for Home and Business Safety (IBHS)

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Earthquake Hazards Program

FEMA for kids - Online safety rules

Red Cross

The Global Earthquake Response Center


Educational materials for earthquake risk reduction
Earthquake hazard publications from DOGAMI

Earthquake related articles published in Oregon Geology (60k PDF file)

DOGAMI earthquake hazard maps online

Build an online earthquake hazard map for your area

"Are you ready for an earthquake?" - a home retrofit guide from the Institute for Home and Business Safety ( 5 Mb PDF file)

Public Education for Earthquake Hazards - a primer for local governments from the Natural Hazards Informer (1 Mb PDF file)

How to make a Family Disaster Plan - from the National Disaster Education Coalition (156 k PDF file)

Of scientific interest
Earthquake Engineering Research Institute

Pacific Northwest Geologic Mapping and Urban Hazards

DOGAMI Earthquake homepage

USGS Earthquake Homepage

USGS National Earthquake Information Center (NEIC) Homepage

USGS Predicting Earthquakes

USGS Frequently Asked Questions about Earthquakes

Juan de Fuca and the Cascadia subduction zone
 

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