Earthquakes & Tsunamis

Ken Kato, Director of the Infographics Lab

Ken Kato, Campus GIS and Mapping (CGIS) Program

Ken Kato is an expert in mapping and related mapping technologies and apps, transportation planning, geographic information systems (GIS), and "smart cities." His award-winning mapping technologies have been used to help emergency management, risk, planning, operations, and police departments.

Ed Madison, School of Journalism and Communication

Ed Madison is an expert in journalism and media with 27 years' experience as an executive producer and director of network television, film and commercial projects. He is a founding producer at CNN.

Cassandra Moseley, Institute for a Sustainable Environment

Cassandra Moseley is an expert in natural resource policy, including forest, wildfire, bioenergy, rural development policy and federal land management. At the University of Oregon, she is a research professor and director of the Ecosystem Workforce Program.

Josh Roering, Department of Earth Sciences

Josh Roering is an expert on landslide processes and soil erosion and he uses field observations, laboratory experiments, computer models, and remote sensing to conduct his investigations. His specialty is geomorphology, a discipline of geology that addresses the evolution of landscapes, including mountain building by tectonic and volcanic processes and erosion by rivers, glaciers, landslides, and other processes. 

Doug Toomey, expert in earthquakes and volcanoes, professor of geophysics

Doug Toomey, Department of Earth Sciences

Doug Toomey is an expert in natural disasters, including earthquake, tsunami, and volcano-related events. His work develops risk assessments and early warning systems for each, especially in the Pacific Northwest. 

Ray Weldon, Professor of Geological Science, expert in earthquakes, volcanoes and tsunami and predicting each

Ray Weldon, Department of Earth Sciences

Ray Weldon is an expert on active earthquake fault zones and on earthquake probabilities, including earthquake early warning systems for the Cascadia and San Andreas faults on the west coast. His work in national hazard mapping is used by the insurance industry and for tsunami monitoring.