Coast of Oregon

These are the resources for our field trip to the coast of Oregon.

May 17, 2015, 7:45 AM through 8 PM

Photos from our trip:

Here is the general route we will take:


  • Snavely et al., 1969 Field Trip Guidebook: Part I. Geology of the Newport Area, Oregon; Part II. Geologic Field Trip Guide, Newport Area, Oregon
  • Lund, 1976 Rock Units and Coastal Landforms Between Newport and Lincoln City, Oregon
  • Jackson and Rosenfield, 1987. Erosional Changess at Alsea Spit, Waldport, Oregon
  • Atwater et al., 2005 The Orphan Tsunami of 1700—Japanese Clues to a Parent Earthquake in North America
  • Nelson et al., 2006 Great earthquakes of variable magnitude at the Cascadia subduction zone
  • Atwater and Hemphill-Haley, 1997 Recurrence Intervals for Great Earthquakes of the Past 3,500 Years at Northeastern Willapa Bay, Washington
  • Graehl et al., 2014 Stratigraphic and microfossil evidence for a 4500-year history of Cascadia subduction zone earthquakes and tsunamis at Yaquina River estuary, Oregon, USA

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