Is Oregon Earthquake Country? Will we have a tsunami? Could the recent events in Japan occur here at home? There is a great body of evidence that gives us that answer, and the first clues we have come from our coastline. See how this realization came to geologists and what is being done about it on Friday, Nov. 30 at Greater Corvallis Rotary at noon.
Sheila Alfsen is a long-time Oregon resident who devoted many years to the local education as an elementary and high school volunteer. She is a former high school teacher and current community college instructor- teaching Geology for Linn Benton and Chemeketa Community Colleges, as well as Portland State University. Sheila is a registered geologist-in-training and has worked on several paleonotological (fossil) digs in the Western US. She stays current with local scientists regarding the ongoing research in this area.