Seafloor Mapping and Habitat Research

We are actively engaged in habitat mapping and coastal and Bayesian marine spatial planning research on the west coast of the U.S.

 

   

Whats New

Upcoming Talks and Other Things

National Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine

Joint BESR/COSG Meeting - The Cascadia Subduction Zone: Science, Impacts, and Response

November 10-11, 2016, National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution Ave NW Washington DC 20418

 

City Club Earthquake Forum, Kells Pub Portland, November 1, 5:30 pm

 

Goldfinger Active Tectonics Lab wins 2016 Geological Society of America Kirk Bryan Award.

 

TEdx Mt. HoodTEDx Portland, June 18, 2016. Revolution Hall

 

 

Science Pub Corvallis "Shaking up the Northwest, the Cascadia Earthquake in our Future" Majestic Theatre, Covallis 6 pm. Science Pub at The Majestic @ The Majestic Theatre | Corvallis | Oregon | United States

 

New Yorker Festival, Manhattan, October 3, School of Visual Arts, Theatre 1, 10 am. App_icon

NWEA Workshop, Hood River Inn, October 2.

Oregon Coast Economic Summit, August 27, Grand Ronde.

The Really Big One: A Public Forum On Earthquake Hazards

and Preparedness in the PNW, University of Oregon, Eugene, August 6, 7 PM. 156 Straub Hall.

New Books

New Novel: Stick Slip from Chris Scholz! An entertaining read about a Cascadia great earthquake.

The Next Tsunami examines our short term memory about disasters, Los Angeles Times, March 21, 2014

New Papers

Second Paper detailing the marine paleoseismic record of the Northern Sumatra margin released.

Second New Canadian Study Corroborates and Extends Cascadia Marine Paleoseismic Record

New Thesis Released: Southern Cascadia Turbidites Traced with High-Resolution CHIRP Sub Bottom Profiles.

New Dissertation Released: Sumatra Paleoseismology

New Paper Released: Cascadia Segmented Rupture Tsunami Models

New Paper Released: Cascadia Tsunami Models

New Paper Released: Cascadia Great Earthquake Clustering

Coastwide Tsunami inundation Scenarios for Oregon Released

"Superquakes and Supercycles" released, Seismological Research Letters

New Paper Released: Cascadia Turbidites in Forearc Lakes?

Preliminary study of existing lake sedimentary records suggests a record of great earthquakes.

New Cascadia Paper Released: Segmented Ruptures Along the Southern Cascadia Margin

New core and high resolution reflection data illuminate thesouthern Cascadia paleoseismic record.

New Canadian Study Corroborates Cascadia Marine Paleoseismic Record

Seismically generated turbidites in Effingham Inlet, western Vancouver Island.

Second in Sumatra Paleoseismology Series Released

Other Stuff

Bayesian Spatial Analysis Team Wins Department of the Interior Partners in Conservation Award

Oregon Earthquake Resiliency Report Released

Oregon Tsunami Work Wins Award

Successful geophysical cruise aboard the Derek. M. Baylis completed with very low carbon footprint

Cascadia, the Movie! Animation of 10,000 year earthquake record from marine and coastal paleoseismic sites.

Initiative to Retrofit Schools in Portand for Earthquakes

   

 

   

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Whats New

Upcoming Talks and Other Things

National Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine

Joint BESR/COSG Meeting - The Cascadia Subduction Zone: Science, Impacts, and Response

November 10-11, 2016, National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution Ave NW Washington DC 20418

 

City Club Earthquake Forum, Kells Pub Portland, November 1, 5:30 pm

 

Goldfinger Active Tectonics Lab wins 2016 Geological Society of America Kirk Bryan Award.

 

TEdx Mt. HoodTEDx Portland, June 18, 2016. Revolution Hall

 

 

Science Pub Corvallis "Shaking up the Northwest, the Cascadia Earthquake in our Future" Majestic Theatre, Covallis 6 pm. Science Pub at The Majestic @ The Majestic Theatre | Corvallis | Oregon | United States

 

New Yorker Festival, Manhattan, October 3, School of Visual Arts, Theatre 1, 10 am. App_icon

NWEA Workshop, Hood River Inn, October 2.

Oregon Coast Economic Summit, August 27, Grand Ronde.

The Really Big One: A Public Forum On Earthquake Hazards

and Preparedness in the PNW, University of Oregon, Eugene, August 6, 7 PM. 156 Straub Hall.

New Books

New Novel: Stick Slip from Chris Scholz! An entertaining read about a Cascadia great earthquake.

The Next Tsunami examines our short term memory about disasters, Los Angeles Times, March 21, 2014

New Papers

Second Paper detailing the marine paleoseismic record of the Northern Sumatra margin released.

Second New Canadian Study Corroborates and Extends Cascadia Marine Paleoseismic Record

New Thesis Released: Southern Cascadia Turbidites Traced with High-Resolution CHIRP Sub Bottom Profiles.

New Dissertation Released: Sumatra Paleoseismology

New Paper Released: Cascadia Segmented Rupture Tsunami Models

New Paper Released: Cascadia Tsunami Models

New Paper Released: Cascadia Great Earthquake Clustering

Coastwide Tsunami inundation Scenarios for Oregon Released

"Superquakes and Supercycles" released, Seismological Research Letters

New Paper Released: Cascadia Turbidites in Forearc Lakes?

Preliminary study of existing lake sedimentary records suggests a record of great earthquakes.

New Cascadia Paper Released: Segmented Ruptures Along the Southern Cascadia Margin

New core and high resolution reflection data illuminate thesouthern Cascadia paleoseismic record.

New Canadian Study Corroborates Cascadia Marine Paleoseismic Record

Seismically generated turbidites in Effingham Inlet, western Vancouver Island.

Second in Sumatra Paleoseismology Series Released

Other Stuff

Bayesian Spatial Analysis Team Wins Department of the Interior Partners in Conservation Award

Oregon Earthquake Resiliency Report Released

Oregon Tsunami Work Wins Award

Successful geophysical cruise aboard the Derek. M. Baylis completed with very low carbon footprint

Cascadia, the Movie! Animation of 10,000 year earthquake record from marine and coastal paleoseismic sites.

Initiative to Retrofit Schools in Portand for Earthquakes

   

 

 

Nearshore Mapping

 

Oregon State Waters Mapping

Collaborative effort between OSU, NOAA, David Evans and Associates, and Fugro.

Ocean Observing Initiative (OOI)

Mapping in support of the NSF sponsored cabled observatory system.

"Analog" Habitat Maps for Oregon and Washington

Habitat mapping based on ~ 15,000 samples along the Oregon and Washingtom coasts fill areas not mapped with multibeam sonar.

Habitat Mapping and Methods Development, Nehalem Bank, Oregon.

Habitat Mapping of Redfish Rocks, Oregon

Southern California Offshore Banks

Multibeam based habitat mapping in the southern California Brderlands.

Tsunami Bathymetry for Oregon Bays

Shallow water surveys in Oregon bays

 

   

West Coast Mapping

 

West Coast Essential Fish Habitat

Comprehensive effort to creat the first coastwide habitat maps and habitat suitability maps for managed groundfish species.

PaCOOS Interactive West Coast Habitat Server

An interactive web server for West Coast habitat data and interface to the Habitat Use Database (HUD).

Cascadia Initiative

Regional mapping in support of the Cascadia Initiative ocean bottom seismometer (OBS) deployments.

West Coast Bathymetry

Regional mapping in the southern California Borderlands, Northern California, Cascadia, and coastwide.

   

Marine Spatial Planning

 

Bayesian Analysis for Spatial Siting (BASS)

Development of a new state of the art Bayesian analysis system for CMSP.

West Coast Governors Agreement on Ocean Health (WCGA)

The ATSML lab is a partner in this leading regional ocean partnership. More...

Oregon Marine Reserves

Science support for the Oregon Marine Reserve Process. More...

Characterizing and Modeling Renewable Energy Sites

Comprehensive characterization of seafloor habitat and benthic infauna.