Geologic Hazards

Tsunami Impacts from a Seattle Fault Earthquake

The Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has released a new study regarding the tsunami impacts that would affect Metro Seattle in the event of an earthquake on the Seattle Fault. The last known earthquake […]

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Comings and Goings

GroundProbe Opens Geotechnical Support Center in Indonesia

Geotechnical monitoring specialists, GroundProbe, have recently celebrated the relocation of their facilities and Geotechnical Support Service (GSS) center in Balikpapan, Indonesia. The center, which originally opened in 2012, provides 24/7 remote monitoring of radar and […]

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Available Resources

Debris Flow Game and New Design Manual

Debris flows are a significant geologic hazard that affect communities around the world. Their destructive potential has been evident in North America in recent years, but the Swiss have been at the forefront of debris […]

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Failures

Major Devastation in BC from Atmospheric River

The record-breaking precipitation in BC and the Pacific Northwest causes major destruction to bridges, embankments, roads, and rail corridors. The BC Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure posted some photos today that are quite dramatic. See […]