Hazards

Hazards

Climate change. The debate continues on whether we are in the midst of a marked change...
Wildfire Wildfire is a common and widespread natural hazard in Oregon. Wildfire is...
At the beach, winter storms strip away sand covering a buried forest. A road-cut reveals massive...
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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...
Photo Credit: Tiffany Woods, Oregon Sea Grant (2016) Coastlines are beautiful and appealing...
"Climate change refers to a change in the state of the climate that can be identified (e.g. using...
Coastal erosion is a natural process that continually affects the Oregon coast. Erosion becomes a...
In urban areas the human and infrastructure costs of landslides are often mediate and devastating....

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