Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

Tsunami inundation planning

Tsunami Zone Update Gets Pushback From Oregon Coast Legislators (NW News Network, 7/31/17)

Tsunami inundation and evacuation maps for Oregon [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

Tsunami inundation scenarios for Oregon [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

Erratic Rock

Erratic Rock a small reminder of the big floods that shaped Oregon (Oregonian, 6/6/17)

Missoula floods, inundation extent and primary flood features in the Portland Metropolitan Area, Clark, Cowlitz, and Skamania counties, Washington, and Clackamas, Columbia, Marion, Multnomah, Washington, and Yamhill counties, Oregon [PDF] (2012) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

Ban on fracking

Oregon lawmakers consider banning “fracking” by oil and gas drillers (Oregonian, 4/25/17)

Oregon House passes 10-year fracking ban (Statesman Journal, 4/25/17)

Hydraulic fracturing in Oregon [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

Permitted gas wells and coalbed methane potential in Oregon [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

Kalmiopsis Wilderness mining moratorium

Future mining blocked around the Kalmiopsis (High Country News, 1/30/2017)

geologyGeology and mineral resources of the Upper Chetco drainage area, Oregon, including the Kalmiopsis wilderness and Big Craggies botanical areas (1975) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries