Appendix D: Sources of Information and Websites

Advanced National Seismic System Web site: www.anss.org/

Alaska Tsunami Warning Center, 910 S. Felton Street, Palmer, AK99645. 907-745-4212. Web site: http://wcatwc.arh.noaa.gov

A. M. Best, the standard insurance company rating system. Web site: www.ambest.com

American Red Cross, 2700 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90057, 213-739-5200; 550 Sutter St., San Francisco, CA 94109, 415-202-0780.

Association of Engineering Geologists Web site: www.aegweb.org

Build your own seismograph: cea-ftp.cea.berkeley.edu/~edsci/lessons/indiv/daris/hs/seismograph

California Department of Insurance Web site: www.insurance.ca.gov

California Geological Survey, P.O. Box 2980, Sacramento, CA 95812-2980; 107 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90012, 213-620-3560; 185 Ferry St., San Francisco, CA 94107-1725, 415-904-7707. 916-445-5716; www.consrv.ca.gov/cgs

California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, 11200 Lexington Drive, Bldg. 283, Los Alamitos, CA 90720-5002. 310-795-2900. Web site: www.oes.ca.gov

California Seismic Safety Commission: www.seismic..ca.gov

Canadian Centre for Emergency Preparedness. Web site: www.ccep.ca

Canadian RADARSAT. Ahmed.Mahmood@space.gc.ca; Web site for remote sensing: www.ccrs.nrcan.gc.ca

Cascade Volcano Observatory: volcano.wr.usgs.gov/home

Cascadia Regional Earthquake Workgroup. Web site: www.crew.org

Community Internet Intensity Maps (Did You Feel It?): http://pasadena.wr.usgs.gov/shake/

Consortium of Universities for Research in Earthquake Engineering, 1301 S.46th St., Richmond, CA 94804. 510-231-9557. Web site: www.curee.org

Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, 499 14th Street, Suite 320, Oakland, CA 94612-1934. 610-451-0905. Web site: http://www.eeri.org; e-mail: eeri@eeri.org

Earth Sciences Animated, Jenda Johnson, jendaj@comcast.net, 503-281-1814 (Portland, OR) (Videos include those in this book and those in IRIS powerpoint presentations on recent earthquakes, together with Bob Butler of University of Portland.

EarthScope education and outreach. Web site: http://dax.geo.arizona.edu/earthscope/eo/

Educational computer programs for seismology: http://www.geol.binghampton.edu/faculty/Jones

Federal Emergency Management Agency, P.O. Box 70274, Washington, DC 20024; The Presidio, Bldg. 105, San Francisco, CA 94129, 415-923-7100; 245 South Los Robles, Pasadena, CA 91101, 818-451-3000. Web site: www.fema.gov; HAZUS Web site: www.hazus.org

Humboldt Earthquake Education Center, Department of Geology, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA 95521-8299. 707-826-3931. Web site: http://sorrel.humboldt.edu/~geodept/earthquakes/eqk_info.html

Incorporated Research Institutions in Seismology (IRIS), 1200 NW New York Avenue, Washington, DC 20005. Web site: www.iris.washington.edu. Monitor earthquakes around the world in near-real time, visit worldwide seismic stations. Earthquakes of M 6 or larger are linked to special information pages that explain the where, how, and why of each earthquake. Web site: www.iris.edu. Earthquake-related animations created by Jenda Johnson and Robert Butler and identified in this book are used courtesy of the IRIS Consortium.

Institute for Business and Home Safety. Web site: www.ibhs.org

Insurance Institute for Property Loss Reduction. E-mail: iiplr@aol.com

International Conference of Building Officials. Web site: www.icbo.org (latest information on building codes)

International Tsunami Information Center, Box 50027, Honolulu, HI 96850-4993. 808-541-1658.

Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research, State University of New York at Buffalo, Red Jacket Quadrangle, Buffalo, NY 14261. 716-645-3391 Web site: http://mceer.buffalo.edu/outreach/

National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Web site: observe.arc.nasa.gov

National Earthquake Information Center. Web site: http://neic.usgs.gov; e-mail: neic@usgs.gov

National Geophysical Data Center (NOAA), 325 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80303. 303-497-6215. Web site: www.ngdc.noaa.gov/ngdc.html

National Institute of Building Sciences, 1201 L Street NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20005-4024. 202-289-7800.

National Landslide Information Center. E-mail: nlic@usgs.gov

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program. Web site: http://www.pmel.noaa.gov/tsunami-hazard/

National Science Foundation. Web site: www.nsf.gov

Nature of the Northwest Information Center, 800 NE Oregon Street #5, Suite 177, Portland, OR 97232. 503-872-2750.

Northern California Earthquake Data Center. Web site: quake.geo.berkeley.edu

Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries, 800 NE Oregon St. #28, Suite 965, Portland, OR 97232. 503-872-2750. Web site: www.oregongeology.com

Oregon Emergency Management. Web site: www.usp.state.or.us/oem/index.htm

Oregon Natural Hazards Workgroup. E-mail: onhw@uoregon.edu; Web site: http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~onhw

Pacific Disaster Center (tsunami warnings). Web site: www.pdc.org

Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center, University of California, 1301 S. 46th Street, Richmond, CA 94804-4698. 510-231-9554. Web site: http://peer.berkeley.edu; e-mail: eerclib@nisee.ca.berkeley.edu

Pacific Northwest Seismograph Network. Web site: www.geophys.washington.edu; click on Pacific NW Earthquakes

Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, 91-270 Fort Weaver Road, Ewa Beach, HI 96706-2928. 808-689-8207. Web site: www.prh.noaa.gov/ptwc

Seattle Division of Emergency Management. Web site: www.cityofseattle.net

Seattle Area Home Retrofits: Roger Faris, email: roger@phinney/center.org

Seismic Safety Commission, 1755 Creekside Oaks Drive, Suite 100, Sacramento, CA 95833. 916-263-5506. Web site: www.seismic.ca.gov

Seismological Society of America, Suite 201, Plaza Professional Building, El Cerrito, CA 94530-4003. Web site: www.seismosoc.org

Seismosurfing. Web site: www.geophys.washington.edu/seismosurfing.html

ShakeMap (available 10 minutes after earthquake). Web site: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/shakemap/

Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC), University of Southern California, University Park, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0742. Web site: www.scec.org; Earthquake data center: www.data.scec.org. Information on recent earthquakes in California, with maps: www.scecdc.scec.org/recenteqs and www.scecdc.scec.org/earthquakes/current.txt (text). Weekly coverage of earthquake news at http://www.scec.org/instanet. Mark Benthien of SCEC organized the Great California ShakeOut as a public exercise in responding to a magnitude 7.8 earthquake on a part of the San Andreas fault that has not had an earthquake in more than 300 years. This exercise has been adopted around the world, including the Pacific Northwest.

Southern California Integrated GPS Network (SCIGN). Web site designed as a learning module: http://scign.jpl.nasa.gov/learn/

United Policyholders, 110 Pacific Ave. #262, San Francisco, CA 94111. Web site: www.unitedpolicyholders.org. e-mail info@unitedpolicyholders.org.

U.S. Geological Survey, Earth Science Information Center, 345 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025. 415-329-4390. Web site: www.usgs.gov; earthquake information Web site (Menlo Park, CA): earthquakes.usgs.gov includes an earthquake education Web site entitled “Earthquakes for Kids & Grownups,” earthquakes.usgs.gov/4kids/Questions addressed to walrus.wr.usgs.gov/docs/ask-a-ge will be answered by a geologist.

Washington Division of Geology and Earth Resources. Weeb site: www.dnr.wa.gov

Washington Emergency Management Division. Web site: www.wa.gov/wsem

Western States Seismic Policy Council, 121 Second Street, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105. Web site: www.wsspc.org For online discussion group e-mail: wsspc@wsspc.org; Web site: www.wsspc.org

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