The floods also brought nutrient-rich soil to the Willamette Valley, which still affects how things grow here, including Pinot Noir grapes.
Have you read about the Missoula Floods? What interests you about this geological event? Do you know how the flood waters shaped your neighborhood or favorite hiking spot?
- Scott Burns: Geology professor at Portland State University and co-author of the second edition of Cataclysms on the Columbia
- Marjorie Burns: Former English professor at Portland State University and co-author of Cataclysms on the Columbia
- Bernard Lacroute: Owner of WillaKenzie Estate winery
- James Cassidy: Soil science instructor in the department of crop and soil science at Oregon State University