The 3D Elevation Program: summary for Oregon [ More info] Summarizes the expected value over the next decade of the 3D Elevation Program for this state
The Public Land Survey System (PLSS) [ More info] Explains the characteristics and history of this distinctive way of describing geographic position characteristic of the midwestern and western states of the US.
Tsunami preparedness along the U.S. West Coast (video) [ More info] Guidelines for correct tsunami response and community preparedness from local emergency managers, first-responders, and leading experts on tsunami hazards and warnings.
Tsunami preparedness in Oregon (video) [ More info] Guidelines for correct tsunami response and community preparedness from local emergency managers, first-responders, and leading experts on tsunami hazards and warnings.
Tsunamis & earthquakes [ More info] Homepage for tsunami research with links to information and images on basics, tsunamis in the Pacific Northwest, the 1998 Papua New Guinea tsunami, research on specific tsunamis, and animations in various formats.
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Western Region Coastal and Ocean Science [ More info] Overview of USGS research addressing a broad range of coastal and marine issues in California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, and Hawaii.
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Western Region: Seabirds Coastal and Ocean Science [ More info] Overview of USGS research on the breeding, behavior, and population ecology of Pacific seabirds.
USGS Hydro-Climatic Data Network 2009 (HCDN?2009) [ More info] This updated subset of USGS streamgages for which the streamflow primarily reflects prevailing meteorological conditions for specified years, screened to exclude sites where human activity affects the natural flow of the watercourse.
USGS National Map of Surficial Mineralogy [ More info] Maps of exposed surface mineral groups derived from automated spectral analysis of satellite and airborne imaging systems; these data suggest areas that may contain mineral deposits of various types.
USGS mine drainage activities [ More info] Listing of USGS research and monitoring projects on mine drainage, in order to promote cooperation and collaboration among scientists working on problems related to mining and the environment.
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