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Inevitability of the Improbable

Discussion at the Mapping Unstable Ground workshop constantly came back to accurately identifying and communicating risk, and the difficulty of making practical policy decisions about risk mitigation. This tied in with thoughts inspired by In Terra Veritas pointing me at … Continue reading

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Tsunami on the West Coast

The two main tectonic regions of the west coast of North America are the transverse fault zone area of California, and the subduction zone of the Pacific Northwest (Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia). The two zones have very different seismic … Continue reading

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