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Published on Mar 29, 2011
Robert Butler, a University of Portland environmental science professor,talks about the March 11, 2011 Magnitude 9.0 earthquake and tsunami that impacted Northern Japan. This talk, in 4 parts covers the Japan earthquake and how it can be compared to past and future Great earthquakes in the Pacific Northwest. Part 2 discusses the tsunami from the Japan earthquake.
Butler is part of a team of Portland-area geoscience educators who provide teaching resources and information about newsworthy earthquakes, usually ones greater than 7.0 magnitude.