Oregon Tsunami Worries – Less High Ground

New maps show there’s less high ground than previously thought for refuge from the most serious earthquake and tsunami projected along Oregon’s northwest coast, leaving city officials unsettled. Oregon geology … Read More

Biggest Solar Flare Yet – Update, Make That TWO

SOLAR ACTIVITY SURGES: A sunspot on the sun’s eastern limb is crackling with powerful X-class solar flares. It announced itself with an X1.7-class eruption on May 13th at 0217 UT, … Read More

Disaster Lessons From China

Beijing — China, which annually faces almost every disaster possible – including earthquakes, floods, cyclones and landslides – is doing something right in the field of disaster risk reduction (DRR), … Read More