Abandoned mine features uncovered with lidar
Potential danger for public, foresters, firefighters revealed with new maps.
Remembering the Oso landslide
As the anniversary of Washington's devastating landslide approaches, work continues to understand, prepare for the geologic hazard.
DOGAMI announces new agency leadership
Ian Madin will serve as interim State Geologist; Richard Riggs joins as new Assistant Director.
Be alert for landslides and debris flows during intense rain
Current Flood Watches for Oregon
Learn to recognize landslide warning signs
DOGAMI releases 2015-2021 Strategic Framework
The Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI) has released the strategic framework that will guide the agency’s work over the next six years.
New study maps coastal Curry County landslide hazards
12/29/2014 - A study released today by Oregon geologists found more than 3,000 landslide locations along the Curry County coastline - an area that's known for landslide issues. The data are also included in the latest update of Statewide Landslide Information Database for Oregon (SLIDO) interactive web map. | news release | preview report | SLIDO web map
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).