Advanced National Seismic System Website: www.anss.org/
Alaska Tsunami Warning Center, 910 S. Felton Street, Palmer, AK99645. 907-745-4212. Website: http://wcatwc.arh.noaa.gov
A. M. Best, the standard insurance company rating system. Website: 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 Website: www.aegweb.org
Build your own seismograph: cea-ftp.cea.berkeley.edu/~edsci/lessons/indiv/daris/hs/seismograph
California Department of Insurance Website: 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. Website: www.oes.ca.gov
California Seismic Safety Commission: www.seismic..ca.gov
Canadian Centre for Emergency Preparedness. Website: www.ccep.ca
Canadian RADARSAT. Ahmed.Mahmood@space.gc.ca; Website for remote sensing: www.ccrs.nrcan.gc.ca
Cascade Volcano Observatory: volcano.wr.usgs.gov/home
Cascadia Regional Earthquake Workgroup. Website: 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. Website: www.curee.org
Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, 499 14th Street, Suite 320, Oakland, CA 94612-1934. 610-451-0905. Website: http://www.eeri.org; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Earth Sciences Animated, Jenda Johnson, email@example.com, 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. Website: 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. Website: www.fema.gov; HAZUS Website: www.hazus.org
Humboldt Earthquake Education Center, Department of Geology, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA 95521-8299. 707-826-3931. Website: http://sorrel.humboldt.edu/ ~geodept/earthquakes/eqk_info.html
Incorporated Research Institutions in Seismology (IRIS), 1200 NW New York Avenue, Washington, DC 20005. Website: www.iris.washington.edu. Monitor earthquakes around the world in near-realtime, 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. Website: 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. Website: www.ibhs.org
Insurance Institute for Property Loss Reduction. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
International Conference of Building Officials. Website: 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 Website: http://mceer.buffalo.edu/outreach/
National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Website: observe.arc.nasa.gov
National Earthquake Information Center. Website: http://neic.usgs.gov; e-mail: email@example.com
National Geophysical Data Center (NOAA), 325 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80303. 303-497-6215. Website: 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 Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program. Website: http://www.pmel.noaa.gov/tsunami-hazard/
National Science Foundation. Website: 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. Website: www.oregongeology.com
Oregon Emergency Management. Website: www.usp.state.or.us/oem/index.htm
Oregon Natural Hazards Workgroup. E-mail: email@example.com; Website: http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~onhw
Pacific Disaster Center (tsunami warnings). Website: www.pdc.org
Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center, University of California, 1301 S. 46th Street, Richmond, CA 94804-4698. 510-231-9554. Website: http://peer.berkeley.edu; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pacific Northwest Seismograph Network. Website: 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. Website: www.prh.noaa.gov/ptwc
Seattle Division of Emergency Management. Website: 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. Website: www.seismic.ca.gov
Seismological Society of America, Suite 201, Plaza Professional Building, El Cerrito, CA 94530-4003. Website: www.seismosoc.org
Seismosurfing. Website: www.geophys.washington.edu/seismosurfing.html
ShakeMap (available 10 minutes after an 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.
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. Website: www.unitedpolicyholders.org. e-mail email@example.com.
U.S. Geological Survey, Earth Science Information Center, 345 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025. 415-329-4390. Website: 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. Website: www.dnr.wa.gov
Washington Emergency Management Division. Website: 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: firstname.lastname@example.org; Website: www.wsspc.org