Community Disaster Preparedness

Lynn Ketchum

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OSU Extension Catalog

A Community-based Response to Flooding, Jay Gordon (Farmer-to-Farmer Case Study Series)

Active consensus-building, high-quality research partnerships, and the capacity to support these efforts: learn more about dairy farmer Jay Gordon here.

OSU Sea Grant Publication

Seacast: Ocean Forecasting Website

Seacast is an easy-to-use, interactive, online map that lets commercial fishermen check forecasts of ocean conditions off the Pacific Northwest coastline.

OSU Sea Grant Publication

An Oregon Primer on Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia Science

Slide presentation on ocean acidification and hypoxia science given by Dr. Francis Chan at the 2018 Oregon OAH Council Meeting

Latest News

News Story

Zombie game teaches teens to be prepared for emergencies

Oct 18, 2017
In an age of disasters, being ready is a serious concern

By Kym Pokorny
Oct 18, 2017

News Story

OSU’s wristband samplers detect environmental chemicals in aftermath of Harvey’s flooding

Sep 25, 2017
The simple detectors mimic human cells to pick up more than a thousand chemicals

By Gail Wells
Sep 25, 2017

News Story

OSU scientist helps war-torn island plan for future tsunamis

Apr 13, 2005
Jay Noller, a soil scientist from Oregon State University, is mapping evidence of tsunamis on war-torn Cyprus and helping the divided governments plan for a shared future.

By Peg Herring
Apr 13, 2005

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