Articles tagged geology

April 1, 2014, 4:02 p.m.

Landslide Mapping An Unfinished Task for Geologists

The last time a national map of landslide hazards was produced was 1982. Oregon and Washington are ahead of other states in producing more detailed maps, but theirs are a patchwork of studies done with varied levels of detail.

March 26, 2014, 9:10 a.m.

Latest Landslide Science Not Connecting With County Planning

The technology exists, but the degree to which planners are using the latest mapping technology to make decisions about development in landslide-prone areas varies county to county.

Nov. 30, 2012, 3 a.m.

LIDAR Reveals Subtle Ripples in the Forest Near Crater Lake

Using LIDAR, geologists have created a remarkably detailed new map of Crater Lake National Park that reveals gentle ripples in the ground left by the eruption that formed the caldera 7,700 years ago.

Aug. 24, 2011, 6:38 a.m.

Researchers Stream Live Video From Undersea Volcano Off Oregon

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