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Nate Wood is a supervisory research geographer with the USGS Western Geographic Science Center and is co-located at the USGS Oregon Water Science Center in Portland, Oregon.
He has conducted research and written extensively on community vulnerability to natural hazards, such as tsunami threats in Washington, Oregon, California, Hawaii, Alaska, and American Samoa; volcanic hazards in Washington and California; and coastal hazards in California, Florida and the Pacific Northwest. He is currently working on a multi-hazard risk assessment for the U.S. Department of the Interior Office of Emergency Management.