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Posted by S. Malone, 08/10/2015
Earthquake information in Seattle:
The Seattle Times has a good article on City's old brick buildings could see huge damage in big quake.
Posted by A. Ling, 07/31/2015
A public forum on earthquake hazards and preparedness in the Pacific Northwest will be held at Unviersity of Oreogn on August 6 from 7pm to 9pm. The event will be streamed live on the Internet via the UO Channel and you can follow the discussion on Twitter at #TheReallyBigOne.
Posted by A. Ling, 07/30/2015
The USGS announced $5 million in funding that will allow the University of Washington, California Institute of Technology, UC Berkeley, and University of Oregon to help transition the prototype ShakeAlert earthquake early warning system, under development since 2005, into a public-facing tool. The Seattle Times and UW News report the annoucement.
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August 21, 2015
by Steve Malone
The PNSN reduces risk within the states of Washington and Oregon by
- monitoring ground motions within the region in order to better understand earthquake and volcano hazards and their impacts on the physical, economic, political, and social environment,
- providing the most accurate information about earthquakes and volcanoes as rapidly as possible to public officials, the public, and for education, and
- advocating comprehensive and cost-effective measures for reducing the harmful effects of earthquakes and volcanoes.