Be alert for landslides and debris flows during intense rain
Current Flood Watches for Oregon
Learn to recognize landslide warning signs
Lidar Explored calendar shows off Oregon geology
See Oregon in a new light with incredible images created using lidar technology. news release | preview
Commemorating the 1964 Christmas Flood
In December 1964, the Pacific Northwest was devastated by floods. Fifty years later, we’re better able to detect, warn of, and respond to flood events – but flooding remains a serious hazard for Oregon. Learn more about the historic flood, and the work DOGAMI is doing today to help communities be ready.
Take geology on the trail with mobile maps!
The geology of Oregon’s volcanic peaks is in the hands of hikers with just-released mobile maps for Mount Hood, Crater Lake, and Three Sisters. news release | maps
New maps unravel the geology, hazards of Oregon’s southern coast
New maps by DOGAMI reveal more than ever before about the complex and intriguing geology of the southern Oregon coast between Port Orford and Bandon. This mapping is part of a multi-year project, supported in part by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) STATEMAP component of the National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program, to map the Oregon coast from the California border north to Coos Bay. The DOGAMI publication includes Esri geodatabase, shapefiles, 1:24,000 map plates from mapping done at 1:8,000, spreadsheets, and a 66-page text report. News release.
Resources for preparing for earthquakes and tsunamis
Tsunami warnings now part of NOAA's Wireless Emergency Alert system
Did you know that most mobile carriers will automatically send you tsunami warnings as part of the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system? See the NOAA Tsunami Warnings via Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) fact sheet or NOAA Wireless Emergency Alert page for more information.
Statewide seismic needs assessment
Final results of the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries' work on the statewide seismic needs assessment of Oregon education and emergency services buildings, as directed by the 73rd Legislative Assembly (Senate Bill 2, 2005).