What a long, strange trip it's been for a small striped fish native to Japan that apparently hitched a cross-Pacific ride in a small boat believed to be part of a tide of debris from that country's March 2011 tsunami.
Scientists from Oregon State University, who have examined more than three dozen pieces of debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami that have washed ashore on the Northwest coast, say the potential damage from invasive species may not be known for years.
A new exhibit featuring a portion of a dock that washed ashore near Newport more than a year after the devastating March 2011 Tohoku, Japan, earthquake and tsunami will open on Sunday, March 10, 2013, at Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine...
“We're still processing new fish, but so far the radiation we're detecting is far below the level of concern for human safety,” said Delvan Neville, a graduate researcher with OSU's Radiation Health Physics program and a co-investigator on the project.
When the big one hits the Oregon coast, people won't need sirens, say experts — they'll know by the intense trembling beneath their feet that a tsunami is on the way and it's time to hustle to high ground.
Cannon Beach City Councilor Nancy Giasson has been organizing weekly walks this summer to help North Coast residents become more confident about their ability to find safety if a massive Cascadia earthquake and ensuing tsunami were to strike.
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...
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.