GSOC Partners with Northwest Energy Association
Infrastructure Preparedness for a Cascadia Mega-Earthquake. The program was a collaboration between top Pacific Northwest would be affected by a massive Cascadia earthquake. Earthquakes vulnerable area for earthquake hazards, particularly soil liquefaction. Representatives from pipeline
Paleoseismicity Research: From Trench to Earthquake Hazard Map
seismicity of the United States looking at a USGS earthquake probability map (ie., acceleration contours are used to develop seismic resistant design regulations and other earthquake mitigation efforts from 3 earthquakes were determined from the testing. The most recent earthquake (1857) with 5 m of , seismologists consider the earthquakes that are generated on faults that can affect the map area. Data Earthquakes Paleoseismicity Research: From Trench to Earthquake Hazard Map describing her research on the San Andreas Fault. In generating the earthquake probability map interpreted as showing the results of 3 significant earthquakes happening since the land was settled and logged by the first Spanish settlers.
Pacific Northwest Mega-Earthquakes
of a mega-earthquake is 30% in the next 50 years. This one-day Symposium and second-day field trip to a major earthquake. The attached announcement provides the program and registration process -Earthquake. Primary focus of the Symposium will be on the energy infrastructure, a critical component for an effective response to a major earthquake. Mega-Earthquakes symposium. Registration Now Open Limited to 100 – register early! The probability Energy Infrastructure Preparedness for a Cascadia Mega-Earthquake Northwest Energy Association and problems resulting from "The Really Big One", the predicted Cascadia Mega-Earthquake. Primary focus Pacific Northwest Mega-Earthquakes
Dr. Chris Goldfinger: Earthquakes and the Cascadia Subduction Zone
Big Earthquake Overdue for Pacific Northwest? American Meteorological Society presents: Guest Dr. Chris Goldfinger: Earthquakes and the Cascadia Subduction Zone
September Lecture: Earthquake Early Warning Systems (Bill Burgel)
Bill Burgel will speak on the topic of Earthquake Early Warning Systems. His presentation will earthquake damage and/or loss of life. Bill spent 48 years in Railroad Industry after receiving his Management) Bill Burgel will speak on the topic of Earthquake Early Warning Systems. His presentation will of earthquake damage and/or loss of life. Bill Burgel spent 48 years in Railroad Industry after September Lecture: Earthquake Early Warning Systems (Bill Burgel)
May Lecture: Oregon's Slow Rotation Is Responsible for Earthquakes in NW Urban Corridor (Ray Wells, USGS)
understand the controls on great megathrust earthquakes and has applied that understanding to the Cascadia partitioned into permanent deformation of the forearc, producing faults, earthquakes, and tectonic -moving Canada. The northward push is responsible for crustal earthquakes on shallow faults in the is useful for understanding the rate of earthquake production. Little did we know that the curiosity May Lecture: Oregon's Slow Rotation Is Responsible for Earthquakes in NW Urban Corridor (Ray Wells, USGS) -driven paleomagnetists would be so important to understanding the earthquake hazard in the Pacific Oregon coastal block. The northward push is responsible for crustal earthquakes on shallow faults in
Friday Night Lecture Feb. 12th
Investigative Geology: Combining Historic and Paleoseismic Data to Characterize Earthquake Hazard , earthquakes and associated hazards, earthquake recurrence, fault behavior, and rupture
Friday Night Lecture April 8th - Earthquake Culture: Why We Need One
evaluations after earthquakes and other disasters. The need for such planning led her to found Salus Friday Night Lecture April 8th - Earthquake Culture: Why We Need One , and PNW wines. Allison’s presentations focus on our earthquake risks and the effects subduction zone ) Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering (TCLEE) to the 2010 Chile and 2011 Japan earthquake earthquakes had on the built environment and lifelines in Chile and Japan, the damage we can here for any disaster, but first and foremost in people’s minds is the Cascadia subduction zone earthquake
GSOC President Addresses Rotary Group on the Big One
Northwest is at risk for a major earthquake. This body of evidence makes a strong case for the need entitled, The Great Subduction Earthquake- A Collection of Evidence from the Oregon Coast presents the
Rotating Crustal Blocks Form a Simplified Picture of Pacific NW Plate Motion
Cascadia Subduction Zone, which periodically ruptures and causes great earthquakes in the Pacific NW. In explained much about the distribution and function of shallow crustal earthquakes and their associated floor and mapping the earthquakes whose hypocenters are located within the oceanic plates. The addition there are periodic deep earthquakes in the subducting oceanic plate that are in response to this activity. The topic of Wells’ lecture, however, focused upon crustal earthquakes that occur function of shallow crustal earthquakes and their associated faults in the region. This picture had
LUSI Mud Eruption: Natural or Man-Made Disaster?
produced mud volcanoes and ascertain what sort of earthquake event might produce mud volcano activity the controversy over its origin. On May 27, 2006. a MM6.3 Yogyakarta earthquake occurred more than following the earthquakes and compare it with normal eruptive activity. In the Salton Sea mud . Shortly after the study began, a major earthquake, the April 4, 2010 El Mayor-Cucapah MM7.2 Earthquake earthquake and claimed that their drilling activity was coincidental to the eruption of the nearby mud
Friday Night Lecture: Cancelled due to Snow
significant earthquake shaking. Harnessing the power of MEMS accelerometer technology to enable
Board Meeting Notes October 2015
important and fascinating symposium given by NWEA on earthquake preparedness. Holiday Party: Carol has third talk at Courtyard Village, this time on subduction earthquakes. She also recently attended an
Johnson Creek Geology
erosion and earthquake resistant. Flood waters ponded in the Portland basin creating Lake Allison. The erosion and earthquake hazards. Flood waters from Glacial lake missoula emptied into the columbia
Board Meeting Notes
“Quakify!,” which includes the use of social media in earthquake early warning. Field Trips Eclipse
GSOC Board Meeting Notes August 12, 2018
Earthquake Early Warning Systems • Dec: Holiday Party • March 2019 banquet: Ian Madin of DOGAMI Paul paid members with a password. Earthquake Preparedness Committee: The ad hoc Earthquake Preparedness
GSOC Board Meeting Notes
speaker on CSZ earthquake issues. Janet suggests that, prior to the lecture, we have a rotating
In Memory of Dr. John Whitmer, 1923-2016
the 1959 Madison Canyon earthquake and landslide with three of the university’s geology professors
GSOC Past Presidents 95-99
engineering geology courses and learning about the Cascadia Subduction Zone and earthquakes in the
When the Plate Tectonic Revolution Met Western North America: the Lure of Science and the Oddness of being Female
. There they were, the plates of the world all outlined by the earthquakes. It was stunning, awesome broad plate boundary zones, both steady motions and the time dependent deformations around earthquakes energy accumulates near plate boundaries and then is released during earthquakes. The real test of ears. The other thing I remember was the map of earthquake locations that student Muawia Barazangi had been recognized as a major through-going structure ever since the 1906 San Francisco earthquake
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