SHAKY GROUND

Katada Lab

Kamaishi junior high students saved themselves and many others during the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Geologist Lori Dengler highlights the students and preparedness drills that saved many lives.


Radio Bio Bio

Communication is key.

This segment of Shaky Ground celebrates the good work of Radio Bio Bio during a massive Chilean earthquake. 


The Telegraph

On this segment of Shaky Ground, Geologist Lori Dengler takes on tales of earthquakes swallowing up hapless critters.


OPB

Beautiful walks along the beach are possible any time of the year on the northcoast. 

Lori Dengler encourages us to be mindful of the unexpected "sneaker wave"... Lori discusses a bit about the science of these surprising occurrences among rather predictable sets of waves.


The deadliest earthquake of 2017 took place along the Iran-Iraq border earlier this month. Geologist Lori Dengler discusses the tectonics - and politics - of the region. 


The California Earthquake Alliance has developed seven steps for earthquake safety. "Step 7" is to reconnect and restore.

The first weeks after a big earthquake or other disaster is a time of transition. Once you've met the needs of family, Geologist Lori Dengler discusses moving toward returning to routines.

Check out Living On Shaky Ground for more information. 

The California Earthquake Alliance has developed seven steps for earthquake safety. "Step 6" is to assess the situation and take necessary action.

Geologist Lori Dengler shares recommendations for what to do following a temblor. Check out Living On Shaky Ground for more information. 

The California Earthquake Alliance has developed seven steps for earthquake safety. "Step 5" is drop, cover and hold on. Then, start counting...

 Geologist Lori Dengler shares recommendations for what to do when the ground is shaking. Check out Living On Shaky Ground for more information. 

The California Earthquake Alliance has developed seven steps for earthquake safety. "Step 4" is to make preparations for the aftermath of a disaster.

 Geologist Lori Dengler recommends working toward minimizing potential financial hardship following an earthquake by strengthening your home and considering insurance. Check out Living On Shaky Ground for more information. 

The California Earthquake Alliance has developed seven steps for earthquake safety. "Step 3" is to organize your disaster supply.

Geologist Lori Dengler recommends preparing at least two weeks of water, food and medical supplies.

Check out Living On Shaky Ground for more information.


The California Earthquake Alliance has developed seven steps for earthquake safety. 

Geologist Lori Dengler emphasizes "step 2": Make an earthquake or disaster plan.


The California Earthquake Alliance has developed seven steps for earthquake safety. 

Geologist Lori Dengler emphasizes "step 1": Recognize your hazards.


Geologist Lori Dengler encourages all of us to take part in the Great California ShakeOut Drill, an annual event to practice what to do when you feel an earthquake.

Click here for details on the ShakeOut and more emergency preparedness information.


Geologist Lori Dengler discusses notification systems for hazards and emergencies...

Beyond television and radio, alerts can be sent to you via phone or email. Dr. Dengler encourages signing up to be notified!


FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, has been very busy this year. Lori Dengler discusses disaster declarations and some of the financial considerations for recovery following a catastrophic event.


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