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Hazards

Hazards

The Oregon Water Atlas is an aggregation and visualization of Oregon’s water data. It was created...
In urban areas the human and infrastructure costs of landslides are often mediate and devastating....
Facing_Climate_Change.png Climate change. The debate continues...
"Climate change refers to a change in the state of the climate that can be identified (e.g. using...
At the beach, winter storms strip away sand covering a buried forest. A road-cut reveals massive...
Tags: Hazards
Earthquakes An earthquake is defined as the "perceptible trembling to violent...
Tags: Hazards, Geology
Floods Floods are a common hazard in Oregon. The damaging effects of a flood can be local or...
According to the FEMA FAQ website, a 100-year flood is defined as: The term "100-year...
  Getting Involved with Community Wildfire Protection Planning   Many jurisdictions in Oregon have...
Coastal erosion is a natural process that continually affects the Oregon coast. Erosion becomes a...

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