Hazards

Hazards

Climate change. The debate continues on whether we are in the midst of a marked change in climate...
Coastal erosion is a natural process that continually affects the Oregon coast. Erosion becomes a...
The low-lying areas of Oregon's coast are vulnerable to inundation by high waters. Heavy, winter...
At the beach, winter storms strip away sand covering a buried forest. A road-cut reveals massive...
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Cape Creek Landslide The Oregon coast changes daily, sometimes in ways that are very...
Wildfire Wildfire is a common and widespread natural hazard in Oregon. Wildfire is...
Floods Floods are a common hazard in Oregon. The damaging effects of a flood can be local or...
Photo Credit: Tiffany Woods, Oregon Sea Grant (2016) Coastlines are beautiful and appealing places...
On the basis of anecdotal science and geological records, Oregon has a long history of...
In urban areas the human and infrastructure costs of landslides are often mediate and devastating....

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