The CREW community has expertise in all aspects of earthquakes and their impacts to communities. Check out our Board of Directors and contact us if you want to learn more about earthquakes in the Cascadia region.
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CREW brings together researchers, practitioners and citizens from northern California to British Columbia to help our region plan for earthquakes and become more resilient to these events. We:
CREW is looking for a Media Consultant to help with the Washington and Oregon Great ShakeOut Media Plan. Please find the request for services here: Request for Services - Media Consultant. Applications are due by June 23, 2014, 5:00 PM PT. For questions please contact Heidi Kandathil, CREW Executive Director at: email@example.com.
Researchers at the USGS, Sacramento State University and the Washington State Military Department recently published an article on how to compare sites for vertical-evacuation refuges to minimize loss of life from tsunamis associated with Cascadia subduction zone earthquakes. The case study of Ocean Shores, Washington, integrates refuge options derived at Project Safe Haven workshops, geospatial pedestrian evacuation modeling, and statistical methods to compare benefits and tradeoffs.