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Development in Oregon"s tsunami inundation zone

Dennis Olmstead

Development in Oregon"s tsunami inundation zone

information guide for developers and local government.

by Dennis Olmstead

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Published by Oregon Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries in Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Building laws -- Oregon -- Pacific Coast.,
  • Real estate development -- Oregon -- Pacific Coast -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Tsunamis -- Government policy -- Oregon.,
  • Coastal zone management -- Oregon.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc., Government policy
    SeriesOpen-file report / State of Oregon, Department of Geology and Mineral Industries -- OFR-03-05., Open-file report (Oregon. Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries) -- O-03-05.
    ContributionsOregon. Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 17 p. ;
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16122330M

      Tsunami zone update gets pushback from Oregon Coast legislators stronger authority to regulate development in the tsunami hazard zone. a building must be located in the tsunami inundation. Oregon Tsunami Program – Major Accomplishments Tsunami Evacuation Wayfinding: Implemented blue line project in four Oregon communities. Tsunami Conference: Inaugural Oregon Tsunami Conference had over 25 speakers presenting on tsunami topics ranging from effective public education techniques to new evacuation modeling.

      The devastating Tohoku earthquake and tsunami, which translates to “harbor wave” that struck Japan provided a wake-up call to coastal Oregon. Many government agencies are involved in preparing the Oregon coast to deal with a major tsunami. Analyzing employment in Oregon’s tsunami inundation zones can help those efforts. In this J , photo, Oregon State University’s Marine Studies Building, which is under construction in a tsunami inundation zone, is viewed from the Yaquina Bay Bridge in Newport, Oregon.

    tsunami inundation zone News. Oregon’s North Coast Planners Question Development in Tsunami Zone. This fall a child care center moved into a building in Astoria that Oregon State Police had.   T he cheapest tsunami prevention is education: plastering maps and signs everywhere, and teaching the more t employees working within the inundation zone what to do. Unfortunately, many tourist-facing businesses do not want to aid in this : Caleb Diehl.


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Development in Oregon"s tsunami inundation zone by Dennis Olmstead Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Oregon Coastal Management Program (OCMP) is coordinating with coastal communities to help them prepare for a local Cascadia Subduction Zone (CSZ) tsunami through land use planning.

This work uses tsunami inundation and evacuation maps produced by the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI). The maps allow communities and planners to understand their risk and vulnerability to a local tsunami event. Development in Oregon's tsunami inundation zone: information guide for developers and local government.

Alternative Title: Information guide for developers and local government. Name(s): Olmstead, Dennis L Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries: Type of Resource: text. structure in Oregon’s tsunami inundation zone will need to look at the restrictions and prohibitions to determine if the proposed structure is legal in the zone.

This is done with the building codes official in the jurisdiction where the structure will be built. This is the first step in. Kathryn Schulz recent New Yorker article about Oregon’s shockingly shortsighted decision to allow development of long-lived public assets in Oregon’s tsunami inundation zone.

Oregon looks to shake up development rules in tsunami zones (Daily Astorian, 5/16/19) Preparing for a Cascadia Subduction Zone tsunami: a land use guide for Oregon coastal communities [PDF] () Oregon Department of Land Development in Oregons tsunami inundation zone book and Development Development in Oregon's tsunami inundation zone: information guide for developers and local government [PDF] () Oregon.

Meanwhile, Oregon State University officials have pressed ahead with construction of a $50 million marine studies building in the tsunami inundation zone near the mouth of Yaquina Bay. Unlike Washington and California, the Oregon Legislature made it a rule in the mids that certain “essential facilities” cannot be built inside the tsunami inundation zone — namely new.

90 rows  Using federal funding awarded by NOAA, DOGAMI has developed a new generation of. Tsunami Hazard Maps for the Oregon Coast Tsunami Evacuation Maps for the Public Tsunami Regulatory Maps. Tsunami regulatory maps are the official State maps for implementation of Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS) andlimiting, through the Oregon Building Code, construction of certain critical and essential facilities in the tsunami inundation zone.

They show a single tsunami inundation line. All U.S. ocean coasts can be impacted by tsunamis. Some areas have more risk than others. Over the past years, destructive and deadly tsunamis have struck Hawaii, Alaska, California, Oregon, Washington, American Samoa, Puerto Rico, and the U.S.

Virgin Islands. Learn more about the U.S. tsunami hazard from the National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program. The Oregon Legislature has repealed a nearly year-old law prohibiting new schools, hospitals, jails, and police and fire stations from being built in the state's tsunami inundation zone.

Houses in Cannon Beach, Oregon, sit just inside a tsunami-evacuation zone, an area that will be destroyed when a tsunami hits—even though it’s now legal for new public facilities to.

The Oregon State Police opted to move from their Astoria office, out of the inundation zone, and into a new building when the opportunity arose. But then a child care center moved in. The vote marked the first big step since the decision to allow the construction of critical facilities in tsunami inundation zones.

The move cleared the way for the development of. Oregon’s Tsunami Risk: Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea Why are the state’s lawmakers encouraging development in its tsunami inundation zone.

By Kathryn Schulz. The Oregon Legislature has repealed a nearly year-old law prohibiting new schools, hospitals, jails, and police and fire stations from being built in the state’s tsunami inundation zone. An "XXL," or extra-extra large tsunami, represents a wave caused by a magnitude earthquake that raises the ocean floor about 33 feet.

The map, using data from Oregon's Department of Geology and Mineral Industries, shows locations of schools, hospitals, fire stations and other "critical resources" in red. The evacuation zones on these maps were developed by the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries in consultation with local officials.

Evacuation routes were developed by local officials and reviewed by the Oregon Department of Emergency Management. Note that the tsunami inundation limits shown on these maps represent the worst case scenario for the two types of tsunami. This report describes the development of the 2,year probabilistic tsunami design zone maps and is suitable as a user manual.

Structural engineers, architects, and building code officials will find this collection of maps useful in identifying locations that fall within the Tsunami Design Zone. Even as work on Oregon State University’s Marine Studies Building was underway in Newport, the Legislature went a step further and repealed a ban on construction of new “critical facilities” in tsunami inundation zones, allowing fire stations, police stations and schools to be built in the potential path of a tsunami.

Critics blast Oregon Legislature's repeal of tsunami-zone building ban. Experts say it's only a matter of time before a fault line off the Oregon coast causes a quake that generates a tsunami .NVS provides easy access to observation, forecasts, data, and visualizations.Statewide tsunami inundation zones and evacuation maps have been produced by the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI) since Senate Bill established a single tsunami inundation line inalso known as “SB ,” which represented the best estimate of tsunami inundation from a typical or most likely.