An earthquake caused by the Cascadia Subduction Zone (CSZ) is the most significant disaster that we face in Skamania County. Below are some links to provide more information:
- “Possible Incidents and Events in Skamania County, Washington, That Could Result from a Magnitude 9 (M9) Cascadia Subduction Zone (CSZ) Earthquake”, April 2015, Thomas Pierson, USGS
- “The Really Big One”, New Yorker Magazine, July 2015 – an eye-opening article on just how devastating a CSZ earthquake/tsunami will be.
- “Unprepared – WILL WE BE READY FOR THE MEGAQUAKE” – an OPB webpage with lots of pertinent information for all of us.
- The Big One: A Northwest Earthquake Survival Guide, Portland Monthly, July 2014 – more info on the CSZ and how to prepare for it.