Advanced National Seismic System Web site: www.anss.org/
A. M. Best, the standard insurance company rating system. Web site: www.ambest.com
American Red Cross, 2700 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90057, 213-739-5200; 550 Sutter St., San Francisco, CA 94109, 415-202-0780.
Association of Engineering Geologists Web site: www.aegweb.org
California Department of Insurance Web site: www.insurance.ca.gov
California Geological Survey, P.O. Box 2980, Sacramento, CA 95812-2980; 107 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90012, 213-620-3560; 185 Ferry St., San Francisco, CA 94107-1725, 415-904-7707. 916-445-5716; www.consrv.ca.gov/cgs
California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, 11200 Lexington Drive, Bldg. 283, Los Alamitos, CA 90720-5002. 310-795-2900. Web site: www.caloes.ca.gov
California Seismic Safety Commission: www.seismic..ca.gov
Canadian Centre for Emergency Preparedness. Web site: www.ccep.ca
Cascade Volcano Observatory: volcanoes.usgs.gov/observatories/cvo
Cascadia Regional Earthquake Workgroup. Web site: www.crew.org
Community Internet Intensity Maps (Did You Feel It?): earthquake.usgs.gov/data/dyfi
Consortium of Universities for Research in Earthquake Engineering, 1301 S.46th St., Richmond, CA 94804. 510-231-9557. Web site: www.curee.org
Earth Sciences Animated, Jenda Johnson, firstname.lastname@example.org, 503-281-1814 (Portland, OR) (Videos include those in this book and those in IRIS powerpoint presentations on recent earthquakes, together with Bob Butler of University of Portland.
EarthScope education and outreach. Web site: http://dax.geo.arizona.edu/earthscope/eo/
Federal Emergency Management Agency, P.O. Box 70274, Washington, DC 20024; The Presidio, Bldg. 105, San Francisco, CA 94129, 415-923-7100; 245 South Los Robles, Pasadena, CA 91101, 818-451-3000. Web site: www.fema.gov; HAZUS Web site: www.hazus.org
Humboldt Earthquake Education Center, Department of Geology, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA 95521-8299. 707-826-3931. Web site: http://sorrel.humboldt.edu/~geodept/earthquakes/eqk_info.html
Incorporated Research Institutions in Seismology (IRIS), 1200 NW New York Avenue, Washington, DC 20005. Web site: www.iris.washington.edu. Monitor earthquakes around the world in near-real time, visit worldwide seismic stations. Earthquakes of M 6 or larger are linked to special information pages that explain the where, how, and why of each earthquake. Web site: www.iris.edu. Earthquake-related animations created by Jenda Johnson and Robert Butler and identified in this book are used courtesy of the IRIS Consortium.
Institute for Business and Home Safety. Web site: www.ibhs.org
Insurance Institute for Property Loss Reduction. E-mail: email@example.com
International Conference of Building Officials. Web site: www.icbo.org (latest information on building codes)
International Tsunami Information Center, Box 50027, Honolulu, HI 96850-4993. 808-541-1658.
Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research, State University of New York at Buffalo, Red Jacket Quadrangle, Buffalo, NY 14261. 716-645-3391 Web site: http://mceer.buffalo.edu/outreach/
National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Web site: observe.arc.nasa.gov
National Geophysical Data Center (NOAA), 325 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80303. 303-497-6215. Web site: www.ngdc.noaa.gov/ngdc.html
National Institute of Building Sciences, 1201 L Street NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20005-4024. 202-289-7800.
National Landslide Information Center. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
National Science Foundation. Web site: www.nsf.gov
Nature of the Northwest Information Center, 800 NE Oregon Street #5, Suite 177, Portland, OR 97232. 503-872-2750.
Northern California Earthquake Data Center. Web site: quake.geo.berkeley.edu
Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries, 800 NE Oregon St. #28, Suite 965, Portland, OR 97232. 503-872-2750. Web site: www.oregongeology.com
Oregon Emergency Management. Web site: www.usp.state.or.us/oem/index.htm
Pacific Disaster Center (tsunami warnings). Web site: www.pdc.org
Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center, University of California, 1301 S. 46th Street, Richmond, CA 94804-4698. 510-231-9554. Web site: http://peer.berkeley.edu; e-mail: email@example.com
Pacific Northwest Seismograph Network. Web site: www.geophys.washington.edu; click on Pacific NW Earthquakes
Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, 91-270 Fort Weaver Road, Ewa Beach, HI 96706-2928. 808-689-8207. Web site: www.prh.noaa.gov/ptwc
Seattle Division of Emergency Management. Web site: www.cityofseattle.net
Seattle Area Home Retrofits: Roger Faris, email: roger@phinney/center.org
Seismic Safety Commission, 1755 Creekside Oaks Drive, Suite 100, Sacramento, CA 95833. 916-263-5506. Web site: www.seismic.ca.gov
Seismological Society of America, Suite 201, Plaza Professional Building, El Cerrito, CA 94530-4003. Web site: www.seismosoc.org
Seismosurfing. Web site: www.geophys.washington.edu/seismosurfing.html
ShakeMap (available 10 minutes after earthquake). Web site: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/shakemap/
Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC), University of Southern California, University Park, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0742. Web site: www.scec.org; Earthquake data center: www.data.scec.org. Information on recent earthquakes in California, with maps: www.scecdc.scec.org/recenteqs and www.scecdc.scec.org/earthquakes/current.txt (text). Weekly coverage of earthquake news at http://www.scec.org/instanet. Mark Benthien of SCEC organized the Great California ShakeOut as a public exercise in responding to a magnitude 7.8 earthquake on a part of the San Andreas fault that has not had an earthquake in more than 300 years. This exercise has been adopted around the world, including the Pacific Northwest.
U.S. Geological Survey, Earth Science Information Center, 345 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025. 415-329-4390. Web site: www.usgs.gov; earthquake information Web site (Menlo Park, CA): earthquakes.usgs.gov includes an earthquake education Web site entitled “Earthquakes for Kids & Grownups,” earthquakes.usgs.gov/4kids/Questions addressed to walrus.wr.usgs.gov/docs/ask-a-ge will be answered by a geologist.
Washington Division of Geology and Earth Resources. Weeb site: www.dnr.wa.gov
Washington Emergency Management Division. Web site: www.wa.gov/wsem