REGISTRATION FOR THIS TRIP IS CLOSED. President Janet Rasmussen will lead a field trip to the Steens Mountain area of Southeast Oregon. The first and last days are travel days. Participants are encouraged to make lodging plans at or near the Steens Mountain Resort (SMR), just a few miles east of the town of Frenchglen, Oregon. This trip will explore four general areas:
- Diamond Craters and the Peter French Round Barn
- Steens Mountain Loop,
- Lakes and springs east of Steens Mountain
- Older terranes on the eastern side of the Pueblo Mountains.
Energy Infrastructure Preparedness for a Cascadia Mega-Earthquake
Northwest Energy Association and The Society of Petroleum Engineers
(not GSOC sponsored event)
October 2-3, 2015
Hood River, Oregon
On October 2-3, 2015 a diverse spectrum of scientists and emergency agency leaders will address the cause, history and mitigation of problems resulting from "The Really Big One", the predicted Cascadia Mega-Earthquake. Primary focus of the Symposium will be on the energy infrastructure, a critical component for an effective response to a major earthquake. The attached announcement provides the program and registration process. Please join Northwest Energy Association and The Society of Petroleum Engineers for Pacific Northwest Mega-Earthquakes symposium.
Dr. Marli Miller, University of Oregon
Author of the New Edition of Roadside Geology of Oregon (2014)
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