Natural Hazards

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Date published: June 14, 2018
Status: Active

PS-CoSMoS: Puget Sound Coastal Storm Modeling System

The CoSMoS model is currently available for most of the California coast and is now being expanded to support the 4.5 million coastal residents of the Puget Sound region, with emphasis on the communities bordering the sound.

Date published: June 14, 2018
Status: Active

Operational CoSMoS model: San Francisco Bay

The San Francisco Bay Coastal Flood Forecast pilot project is an operational CoSMoS model, part of a project funded by the California Department of Water Resources (CA-DWR) and NOAA’s Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL).

Date published: June 13, 2018
Status: Active

CoSMoS 3.0: Southern California

CoSMoS 3.0 for southern California provides detailed predictions of coastal flooding due to both future sea-level rise and storms, integrated with predictions of long-term coastal evolution (beach changes and coastal cliff retreat) for the Southern California region, from Point Conception (Santa Barbara County) to Imperial Beach (San Diego County).

Date published: June 13, 2018
Status: Active

CoSMoS 2.2: Pt. Arena and Russian River

Building on the initial work in the Bay Area and Outer Coast, CoSMoS 2.2 adds river flows to help users project combined river and coastal flooding along the northern California coast from Bodega Head to Point Arena.

Date published: June 13, 2018
Status: Active

CoSMoS 2.1: San Francisco Bay

With primary support from the National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR), CoSMoS is set-up within the San Francisco Bay as part of Our Coast, Our Future (OCOF).

Date published: June 12, 2018
Status: Active

CoSMoS 2.0: North-central California (outer coast)

Our Coast, Our Future (OCOF) is a collaborative, user-driven project providing science-based decision-support tools to help coastal planners and emergency responders understand, visualize, and anticipate local impacts from sea-level rise (SLR) and storms...

Date published: June 11, 2018
Status: Active

CoSMoS 1.0: Southern California

CoSMoS was initially developed and tested for the Southern California coast in collaboration with Deltares.

Date published: June 8, 2018
Status: Active

Landslides 101

What is a Landslide?

The term landslide includes a wide range of ground movements, such as rock falls, deep failure of slopes, and shallow debris flows. Although gravity acting on an over-steepened slope is the primary reason for a landslide, there are other contributing factors: 

  • erosion by rivers, glaciers, or ocean waves create
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Date published: June 8, 2018
Status: Active

State Geologists & Geological Surveys

Geological Surveys, city and county governments, and professional consultants may have specific landslide information for your area.

Date published: June 8, 2018
Status: Active

Portland, Oregon

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Real-Time Data

Instrument installation at this site took place during the summer and fall of 2006. These instruments are used to monitor and detect changes in local conditions, including

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Date published: June 8, 2018
Status: Active

Millicoma Meander, Elliott State Forest, Oregon

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Real-time Data

Instruments were installed in late summer 2012 and are used to monitor and detect changes in local conditions, including

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