Appendix D: Sources of Information and Websites

Advanced National Seismic System Web site: www.anss.org/

Alaska Tsunami Warning Center, 910 S. Felton Street, Palmer, AK99645. 907-745-4212. Web site: http://wcatwc.arh.noaa.gov

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

Build your own seismograph: cea-ftp.cea.berkeley.edu/~edsci/lessons/indiv/daris/hs/seismograph

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.oes.ca.gov

California Seismic Safety Commission: www.seismic..ca.gov

Canadian Centre for Emergency Preparedness. Web site: www.ccep.ca

Canadian RADARSAT. Ahmed.Mahmood@space.gc.ca; Web site for remote sensing: www.ccrs.nrcan.gc.ca

Cascade Volcano Observatory: volcano.wr.usgs.gov/home

Cascadia Regional Earthquake Workgroup. Web site: www.crew.org

Community Internet Intensity Maps (Did You Feel It?): http://pasadena.wr.usgs.gov/shake/

Consortium of Universities for Research in Earthquake Engineering, 1301 S.46th St., Richmond, CA 94804. 510-231-9557. Web site: www.curee.org

Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, 499 14th Street, Suite 320, Oakland, CA 94612-1934. 610-451-0905. Web site: http://www.eeri.org; e-mail: eeri@eeri.org

EarthScope education and outreach. Web site: http://dax.geo.arizona.edu/earthscope/eo/

Educational computer programs for seismology: http://www.geol.binghampton.edu/faculty/Jones

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, 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/seismon/

Institute for Business and Home Safety. Web site: www.ibhs.org

Insurance Institute for Property Loss Reduction. E-mail: iiplr@aol.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 Earthquake Information Center. Web site: http://neic.usgs.gov; e-mail: neic@usgs.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: nlic@usgs.gov

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program. Web site: http://www.pmel.noaa.gov/tsunami-hazard/

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

Oregon Natural Hazards Workgroup. E-mail: onhw@uoregon.edu; Web site: http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~onhw

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: eerclib@nisee.ca.berkeley.edu

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, 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

Southern California Integrated GPS Network (SCIGN). Web site designed as a learning module: http://scign.jpl.nasa.gov/learn/

United Policyholders, 110 Pacific Ave. #262, San Francisco, CA 94111. Web site: www.unitedpolicyholders.org. e-mail info@unitedpolicyholders.org.

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

Western States Seismic Policy Council, 121 Second Street, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105. Web site: www.wsspc.org For online discussion group e-mail: wsspc@wsspc.org; Web site: www.wsspc.org