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A rock gully prone to landslides in the Glacier Peak Wilderness in the North Cascades of Washington in August 2021. Landslides will be a major threat after the Cascadia earthquake, according to Oregon State University Professor Andrew Meigs.

Though Cascadia earthquake may be long off, local experts encourage preparation

Hayden Lohr, News Contributor
December 22, 2021

With several earthquakes recently hitting off the Oregon coast, Oregonians are reminded of the Cascadia fault, which will produce a powerful earthquake that could have severe effects on Corvallis, Ore.  According...

Over 130 volunteers gathered at Reser Stadium this morning to participate in the Great Oregon ShakeOut, which prepares campuses for earthquakes. 

Oregon State University prepares for earthquakes and disasters

Ryley Martin Practicum Contributor
October 20, 2016

At 10:20 a.m. the students of Oregon State University drop from their desks onto the floor, rolled under their desks and held on to the nearest stable object.This marked the annual Great Oregon Shakeout,...

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