RFG 2018 Conference

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Communicating Cascadia's Earthquake Risk

Friday, October 16, 2015

Overarching questions addressed in this webinar include:

  • What does geoscience tell us about the risk posed by the Cascadia subduction zone?
  • How is earthquake science used in the decision-making process?
  • What challenges do state and local decision makers face responding to the threat of large-scale earthquakes in their area?
  • How can information about earthquake risk be communicated effectively to decision makers and the public?
  • What actions are state and local decision makers taking to prepare for the risks posed by Cascadia and other similar faults? What other actions could be taken?

Our speakers include:

  • Chris Goldfinger, Oregon State University | pdf download icon Slides  YouTube download icon Video
  • Jeff Rubin, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue | pdf download icon Slides   YouTube download icon Video
  • Tom Brocher, Earthquake Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey | Slides  YouTube download icon Video

Webinar Co-Sponsors:
U.S. Geological SurveyWestern States Seismic Policy Council, Oregon Seismic Safety Policy Advisory Commission

Resources to learn more:

Communicating Cascadia's Earthquake Risk: The Science Behind the Cascadia Subduction Zone Risk

Water as One Resource: How interactions between groundwater and surface water impact water availability

Monday, July 13, 2015

Overarching questions addressed in this webinar include:

  • How do surface water and ground water interact and what implications do these interactions have for sustainable water management?
  • Are there new tools/resources/partnerships that can be used to better manage surface water and groundwater as connected resources?
  • What policy limitations exist for managing water as one resource?
  • Are there best practices that water management organizations can implement?

Our speakers include:

  • Ken Bradbury, Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey | pdf download iconSlides YouTube download icon Video
  • William M. Alley, National Ground Water Association | pdf download icon Slides YouTube download icon Video
  • Thomas Harter, University of California, Davis | Slides YouTube download icon Video

Webinar Co-Sponsors:
National Ground Water Association, Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey, Association of American State Geologists

Resources to learn more:

Search the Critical Issues Research Database for reports and factsheets on water resources.

Water As One Resource: How Groundwater Interacts with Lakes and Streams

Induced Seismicity in the Midcontinent

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Our speakers include:

Webinar Co-Sponsors:
Association of American State Geologists (AASG)

Resources to learn more:

New Resources

Resources from 2015 Webinar

Search the Critical Issues Research Database for reports and factsheets on induced seismicity.

Overview of Induced Seismicity

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