Community Disaster Preparedness

Lynn Ketchum

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Ocean Acidification - Part 2, Solutions

This video is a follow up to the inital film on ocean acidification. It explores the effects on the Oregon coast and possible solutions.

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

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 Extension Catalog

Latest News

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 | News Story

OSU uses satellite images to detect underwater volcanic eruptions

Jan 28, 2014
Oregon State University scientists have discovered how to pinpoint the time and place of underwater volcanic eruptions using satellite images.

News Story

Have a Question? Ask an Expert!

Ask an Expert is a way for you to get answers from the Oregon State University Extension Service. We have experts in family and health, community development, food and agriculture, coastal issues, forestry, programs for young people, and gardening.

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How can I prepare for a tsunami?

Do you know where I can go to find out about various coastal towns' emergency preparedness and directions for evacuation in the event of a tsunami?

By Lynette Black | Featured Question