Article Out Loud - Cascadia Catastrophe - Not If, But When

An Article Out Loud Flashback from the Domestic Preparedness Journal,  June 15, 2016.

Tomorrow, a simulated 9.0-magnitude earthquake will rupture along the 700-mile Cascadia Subduction Zone (CSZ). Such an event could create 90-foot wave surges in some areas, according to geological factors and historical accounts. Using research and lessons learned from previous events and exercises like those described in this 2016 article, communities in and around the CSZ, and those with interconnected waterways, need are getting prepared for the inevitable.

Narrated by MacGregor Stephenson.

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Arthur Glynn

CAPT Arthur Glynn, U.S Navy (Retired), passionate for effective leadership and national defense, has devoted his professional life to ensuring that the American way endures, whether while in uniform or while developing technologies to bolster technological advantages and mitigating national level threats. He recently retired from the United States Navy, where he served as a North America Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and United States Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) command center director. Previously, he served as a Navy emergency preparedness liaison officer to USNORTHCOM and FEMA District VIII. He has served as: president/chief executive officer of a manufacturing firm; technology, mergers, and acquisition consultant; emergency management advisor; and financial advisor. He is currently an independent consultant to industry, helping to protect the U.S. critical infrastructure.



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