Hazards

Hazards

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...
Oregon State University 1964 Corvallis Flood This collection features 59...
Photo Credit: Tiffany Woods, Oregon Sea Grant (2016) Coastlines are beautiful and appealing...
Earthquakes An earthquake is defined as the "perceptible trembling to violent...
Tags: Hazards, Geology
On the basis of anecdotal science and geological records, Oregon has a long history...
"Climate change refers to a change in the state of the climate that can be identified (e.g. using...
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...

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