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Jun 7, 2011 at 9:53 AM
CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Under blue skies and along smooth roads and tree-lined sidewalks, Corvallis is home sweet home to thousands. "It has a lot of attributes," said Corvallis resident and OSU Professor Robert Yeats. "I live here, I like it and I don't...
Jun 7, 2011 at 9:27 AM
A New York Times assessment named Corvallis as the best place to live to avoid a natural disaster. It's welcomed news to some, but local emergency crews don't buy it.
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 22, 2011 at 7:20 PM
CORVALLIS, Ore. – The terribly destructive earthquake that just hit Christchurch, New Zealand, was only a moderate 6.3 magnitude, but had certain characteristics that offer an important lesson to cities up and down the West Coast of North America...
Feb 22, 2011 at 1:06 PM
“The same characteristics that caused such destruction and so many deaths in Christchurch are similar to those facing Portland, Seattle, parts of the Bay Area and many other West Coast cities and towns,” Robert Yeats said.
Mar 8, 2010 at 6:14 PM
From Oregon StateThe two earthquakes that recently struck Haiti and Chile both caused devastating destruction, but also offer an important contrast in loss of life – and a clear warning to other cities around the world that share problems of poor...
Jan 14, 2010 at 10:28 PM
International earthquake expert and geologist Robert Yeats forecasted one week ago that one of the world's most at risk locations for a major destructive earthquake was the fault that runs through Haiti and near Port-au-Prince.
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.
May 4, 2007 at 1:24 PM
New studies done with Li-DAR, an aerial mapping technology show much of the pacific northwest is vulnerable to surface faulting from earthquakes.