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Jan 23, 2013 at 11:40 PM
Team led by OSU scientist says earthquake prediction models are completely out-of-date
Jan 23, 2013 at 6:02 PM

CORVALLIS, Ore. - Scientists underestimated the size of earthquakes that hit Japan in 2011 and Indonesia in 2004.

Oregon State University researchers hope to make earthquake predictions a more exact science.

That's no easy...
Aug 1, 2012 at 1:59 PM
The Coos Bay, Ore. region is in danger of a major earthquake in the next 50 years, scientists at Oregon State University said.
Mar 10, 2012 at 2:15 PM
Scientists and emergency managers say they've learned a lot about earthquakes and tsunamis in the last year, but they fear the public remains woefully unprepared for a disaster that is certain to happen in the Northwest.
Mar 14, 2011 at 10:38 AM
Since the tidal gauge was installed in the boat basin in 1934, this small port on California's rugged northern coast has been hit by 34 tsunamis, large and small.
Mar 12, 2011 at 10:54 AM
PORTLAND, Ore. – A Portland tsunami expert was in Japan when the massive earthquake hit, and he said Friday via Skype that it’s one thing to teach about earthquakes and tsunamis but another thing to live through them. Oregon State University...
Mar 11, 2011 at 4:58 PM
CORVALLIS, Ore. – It’s being called one of the largest recorded earthquakes in world history. Also, according to Robert Yeats, “This is our wake up call.” Japan today is struggling with the aftermath of a massive 8.9 earthquake on a subduction zone,...
Mar 11, 2011 at 2:02 PM
It’s being called one of the largest recorded earthquakes in world history. Also, according to Robert Yeats of Oregon State University, “This is our wake up call.”
Feb 28, 2011 at 11:40 AM
Even a decade ago, scientists knew the Northwest was vulnerable to much nastier shakes than the magnitude 6.8 that rattled Seattle 10 years ago. But what they've learned in the past 10 years really has some researchers spooked.
May 24, 2010 at 9:14 AM
By Mark Floyd Oregon State University The major earthquakes that devastated Chile earlier this year and which triggered the catastrophic Indonesian tsunami of 2004 are more than just a distinct possibility to strike the Pacific Northwest coast of...
Mar 2, 2010 at 12:25 PM
The disaster in Chile has brought new attention to an undersea fault along the Pacific Northwest capable of producing the same type of mega earthquake and inflicting heavy damage on bustling cities like Seattle, Portland and Vancouver.
Jan 14, 2010 at 11:38 AM
An international earthquake expert at Oregon State University predicted one week ago that one of the world’s most at-risk locations for a major, destructive earthquake is the fault that runs through Haiti and near Port-au-Prince.
Apr 20, 2009 at 8:53 AM
Geologists now say there is a 10 to 14 percent chance of a major earthquake and tsunami hitting the Oregon Coast within the next 50 years. Scientists predict a tsunami from such a quake could be as high as 80 to 100 feet in Oregon.