Publications - Outreach and Education

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DOGAMI Fact Sheets/Cascadia Newsletters
Fact Sheets/Newsletters from other agencies
Posters
Guidelines / Workshops
Signage
Inventories
Science
NTHMP Summary Reports
Curricula
Media

Publications
DOGAMI Fact Sheets /Cascadia Newsletters
TsunamiReady, TsunamiPrepared: Oregon Coast-Wide National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program, DOGAMI fact sheet, rev. 2011, 2 p.
Tsunami hazards in Oregon, DOGAMI Fact Sheet, 2009, 4 p.
tsunami brochureTsunami! Know how to survive on the Oregon coast, 2012. English | Spanish
Cascadia Winter 2012: The 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami: Lessons for the Oregon CoastCascadia Winter 2012: The 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami: Lessons for the Oregon Coast Understanding how the Tohoku, Japan earthquake and tsunami happened - and why it can happen here. 16-page PDF, 8.3 MB.

Cascadia Winter 2010: Oregon's Earthquake Risk and ResiliencyCascadia Winter 2010: Oregon's Earthquake Risk and Resiliency Oregon's Earthquake Risk and Resiliency Are you and Oregon prepared for the next big earthquake? (12-page PDF, MB).

Fact Sheets / Newsletters from other agencies
Cascadia Winter 2012: The 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami: Lessons for the Oregon CoastTsunami Zone Brochure, National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program, 2 p.
Cascadia Winter 2012: The 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami: Lessons for the Oregon CoastTsunami Fact Sheet, National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program, 2 p.
Cascadia Winter 2012: The 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami: Lessons for the Oregon CoastThe Japan Earthquake adn Tsunami and What They mean for the U.S., National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program, 5 p.
Forecasting California’s Earthquakes—What Can We Expect in the Next 30 Years? - "For the far northwestern part of the State [of California], a major source of quakes is the offshore 750-mile-long “Cascadia Subduction Zone,” which extends south about 150 miles into California. For the next 30 years there is a 10% probability of a magnitude 8 to 9 quake somewhere along the zone—such quakes occur about every 500 years." - USGS Fact Sheet 2008-3027, p. 4.
Tsunami Hazards—A National Threat: USGS Science Helps Build Safer Communities, USGS Fact Sheet 2006-3023, 4 p.
Posters

Don't Just Chill, Run for the Hills! Slogan by the students in the Science and Math Investigative Learning Experience at OSU, artwork by Joe Hunt. PDF, 8.5 x 11 inches.

When the Shaking Stops, Get up Top! Slogan by the students in the Science and Math Investigative Learning Experience at OSU, artwork by Joe Hunt. PDF, 8.5 x 11 inches.

Don't Stand Around, Head to High Ground. Artwork by Joe Hunt, design by James Roddey. PDF, 8.5 x 11 inches.

When You Shake, Rattle, and Roll, You'd better Drop, Cover, and Hold! Artwork Susan Greenstein, design by James Roddey. PDF, 8.5 x 11 inches.

The Great Earthquake and Tsunami of 1700 A.D. Siletz, Oregon, facsimile of roadside historical marker located on the south edge of Lincoln City along U.S. Hwy. 101 near milepost 118. PDF, 8.5 x 11 inches.

Guidelines / Workshops
Up and Out"Up and Out" Oregon Tsunami Wayfinding Research Project: Final Project Report and Guidance Document, 2014, by PUARL (Portland Urban Architecture Research Lab), 267 p. (PDF)
Guidance_for_Distant Tsunami_ResponseLocal Planning Guidance on Distant Tsunami Response, by the Oregon Distant Tsunami Working Group, 2012, by Oregon Distant Tsunami Working Group, 72 p. (PDF)
Tsunami Hazard Mitigation and Preparedness: A Perspective from State and Territory Tsunami Programs in the High Tsunami Risk Pacific Region, 2011, by The Western States Seismic Policy Council, 30 p. (PDF)
Tsunami Evacuation Building Workshop, September 28-29, 2009, Cannon Beach, Seaside, and Portland, Oregon, DOGAMI Open-File Report O-10-02, 2010, compiled by Yumei Wang, 35 p. text, plus 200 p. PowerPoint slides. buy ($15)
The City of Seaside's Tsunami Awareness Program: Outreach assessment, How to implement an effective tsunami preparedness outreach program, DOGAMI Open-File Report O-05-10, 2005, by Darci Connor, 78 p. You may also buy ($10 + shipping) a high-resolution printed copy of this publication from the Nature of the Northwest Information Center.
Tsunami warning systems and procedures: guidance for local officials, DOGAMI Special Paper 35, 2001, by Oregon Emergency Management and Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries, 41 p. buy ($10)
Development in Oregon's tsunami inundation zone: Information guide for developers and local government, DOGAMI Open-File Report O-03-05, 2003, by Dennis L. Olmstead, 17 p. buy ($10)
lodging door signTsunami preparedness guide for Oregon lodging facilities, 2003 (97 MB zipped file), DOGAMI Open-File Report O-03-04, 2003. Set of preparedness documents specifically geared toward lodging facilities.
Signage
Tsunami sign placement guidelines, DOGAMI Open-File Report O-03-06, 2003, by, Mark E. Darienzo, 8 p. buy ($10)
Inventories
Inventory of critical and essential facilities vulnerable to earthquake or tsunami hazards on the Oregon coast, DOGAMI Open-File Report O-95-02, 1995, by James W. Charland and George R. Priest, 52 p. buy ($9)
Science

2013 update - Cascadia subduction zone earthquakes: a magnitude 9.0 earthquake scenario, DOGAMI Open-File Report O-13-22, 2013, by Cascadia Region Earthquake Workgroup. Also avialable on CD-ROM, buy ($15)

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NTHMP Summary Reports

NTHMP Oregon TsunamiReady, TsunamiPrepared Outreach and Education Program reports:

Curricula
Oregon K-12 Tsunami Curriculum, 2000.
Media
Tsunami Emergency Guidebook for Oregon Mass Media (a.k.a. Oregon Tsunami Media Binder), Oregon Emergency Management, 2007, 46 p. 13 MB PDF.
National Media Tsunami Guidebook, updated January 2011, 44 p., from the National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program (NTHMP). This guidebook provides a concise overview of the notification process used to send tsunami alerts to national public information broadcasters, local jurisdictions, and the public. It includes a Tsunami Warning Flow Chart that shows how information from NOAA’s Tsunami Warning Centers is sent to broadcasters, a contact list of experts who can provide credible tsunami information during an event, and graphics that can be used to provide the public with information on tsunami generation, detection equipment, and safety messages.