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Jun 27, 2012 at 8:37 AM

CORVALLIS, Ore. – At the beginning of 2010, Oregon State University geologist Bob Yeats told a national reporter that Port au Prince, Haiti, was a “time bomb” for a devastating earthquake because of its crowded, poorly constructed buildings and...
Jun 27, 2012 at 7:00 AM
A week after an Oregon State professor called Port au Prince, Haiti, a time bomb for a devastating earthquake, a magnitude 7 quake killed hundreds of thousands there. He sees other ticking time bombs around the world's active faults.
May 3, 2011 at 4:01 PM
The March earthquake and tsunami devastated Japan, and experts say it's only a matter of time before an earthquake delivers the same kind of destruction here in Oregon.
Apr 27, 2011 at 1:05 PM
Experts say an earthquake is in Oregon's future, but is the state prepared for a 9.0 magnitude quake?
Jan 24, 2011 at 6:16 PM
Nearly 30,000 Oregon residents have signed up to "drop, cover and hold on" for the Jan. 26 drill
Jan 19, 2011 at 4:20 PM
“It’s been a long struggle to convince Oregonians that these risks are real, that it will happen here and we have to prepare for it,” said Bob Yeats, a professor emeritus of geology at OSU and international leader in earthquake science and history.
Jan 19, 2011 at 4:20 PM
CORVALLIS, Ore. – As thousands of Oregonians participate next week in the “Great Oregon ShakeOut” – the state’s first comprehensive earthquake drill – they should consider the history of other global disasters and accept that such preparation in all...