Week 10 assignment
1. The highest points of Newtok are estimated to be under water by 2017.
2. No, the land is too fragile to build a wall and other structures.
3. 180 other native Alaskan communities are facing the same issues and it effects 86% of
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by University of Oregon on 02/04/08. For personal use only.
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on Giant Earthquakes
and Tsunamis at Sub
No human work can withstand the violence of
Newspaper headline after 1923 Tokyo earthquake
Introduction to Geologic Hazards
Goals for the class
understand basic scientic and social issues
related to hazard assessment and mitigation
learn basic co
Lecture 10 Tsunamis
Earthquakes and Tsunamis
Has been locked
And bended, causing
Bulging over 1200
Dec 24, 2004 it released
Energy in a M9 EQ
A beach in Sri Lanka just after the tsunami
Recent earthquakes (through the eyes of the USGS)
The Big One
Earthquakes recorded in drowned forests and tsumani sand
Recap of last Cascadia eq
occurred Jan 26, 1700
was probably close to M9
generated tsunami in
Japan and along the PNW
Monday, November 17, 2014
Lecture 15: Announcements
Final presentation dates and Final exam date
Hydrographs (streamgage data collection & mgmt)
Monday, November 17, 2014
What is a watershed?
Monitoring and Current Research
UO Graduate Student
Hwy 224 (E of Estacada)
Landslide Hazard: Damages
highway in Taiwan
Topics covered today
Volatiles (Gases) and Magma
Density and Viscosity
Vesiculation and Explosive eruptions
Classifications of Eruptions
Magmatism at sea bottom, Ocean Islands, Iceland
Melting below MOR is rel
Lava Flows and Hazards
Eruption of Lava in Hawaaii Jim Kauhap 8 min
2.3 min: graphic lava images
16 min educational video
Week one assignment
1. I have experience a drought in California before and this has affected me because of the
amount of water I am now able to use and also due to my families business. My family
owns a restaurant so things had to change when a drought o
Week 9 assignment
1. It correlates very closely, as sea surface temperature rises so does intensity of hurricanes.
2. Half a degree.
3. Tropical wind storms like Hurricane Sandy and heavier then usual winter snow storms
both rely heavily on the Jet stream
1. The run-up height of the tsunami in Lituya Bay, Alaska in 1958 was 1700 feet high and it
was caused by a landslide.
2. I would go to ptwc.weather.gov because their website is the Pacific Tsunami Warning
Center, and keeps tabs of different
Week 6 assignment
1. Its a landslide susceptible map.
2. The map shows which areas of Oregon are susceptible to landslides and indicates which
parts of Oregon will suffer heavy losses. It can help reduce the damage by preparing for
one in the area by keep
Week 5 assignment
1. Landslides, Floods, and channel Migration happen more often, but cause less damage.
Volcanoes and Earthquakes happen less, but cause more damage than others.
2. Government Camp, Villages at Mt. Hood, and Sandy are all villages that ca
Week 7 assignment
1. Yes the levees in Oregon are located on the coast.
2. Yes they are and I believe more people will be in high risk areas not only because of all
the new construction being done in the area, but also because where we are located.
Week 8 assignment
1. A crew flies into the storm and takes measurements of pressure, dew point, temperature
wind speed, and other stuff at 30-second intervals. They also drop packets called
dropwindsondes into the storm to get wind, temperature, moisture
"USGS: Volcano Hazards Program." USGS: Volcano Hazards Program. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 May
"Earthquake Safety | Earthquake Preparedness | Red Cross." American Red Cross. N.p., n.d.
Web. 06 May 2016.
"State of Oregon: Oregon Office of Emergenc
GEOL 353 WK 7
From the Floodsmart website:
1. Are there levees in Oregon? Y
es where? Most are made from naturally built up earth, but
there are man made levees found on parts of the Columbia river.
2. Are flood maps in your area scheduled to be updated?
Lecture 7 Seismic Hazards
Waves and Faults
1) Concept of waves and rays and wave propagation
2) Seismic waves: Body (P and S) and Surface
3) Seismographs and seismograms
4) What Causes Eqs: Faults and faults types,
Geology and Floods in the McKenzie Watershed
Karl Morgenstern, Eugene Water & Electric Board
Natural Floods and Development Patterns
Climate Change Impacts
EWEBs Source Protection Program