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Earthquakes Off The Oregon Coast

OPB | June 01, 2015

Geologists say the recent activity is not usual, and no tsunamis were triggered.

Eye Witness Accounts Of Mt. St. Helens Eruption Help Scientists

OPB | May 18, 2015

A geologist spent years interviewing eyewitnesses to learn more about the science of the eruption and has just published the accounts in a new book, "In The Path of Destruction."

Napa Valley Rocked By 6.1 Earthquake

OPB | Aug. 25, 2014

MONDAY: We'll explore the geology behind the quake, the emergency response, and what it all means for the Pacific Northwest.

A Geologist Investigates Noah's Flood

OPB | Oct. 01, 2012

David Montgomery's new book examines the story of how geology and religion parted ways.

Eruption Predicted!

OPB | Aug. 18, 2011

A geologist at Oregon State University said the Axial Seamount underwater volcano would erupt before 2014. And it totally did!

Caving in Oregon

OPB | May 20, 2011

A conversation about Oregon's caves and cavers.

Missoula Floods Revisited

OPB | Nov. 16, 2010

How did ancient floods shape the landscape of our region and why do they continue to fascinate us?