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Geologic Hazards in Arizona

In 2015, a 250-ton rock slab threatened to crush a power plant at Glen Canyon Dam, an earthquake rattled the Phoenix metropolitan area, and the Tucson Gem, Mineral and Fossil show fueled the Tucson economy to the tune of $120 million. And these were a just a few of the notable geology-related stories that impacted Arizona in the past 12 months.

Preview of 2015 Annual Report

Annual reports are the splintery cross that all bureaucracies must bear! In Arizona, state agencies draft and submit an annual report anchored by the fiscal year.

EarthCube - Scientists wanted!

In December 2016, AZGS is sending a cohort to the Fall AGU (American Geophysical Union) meeting in San Francisco, largely to update the Earth science community on progress with the EarthCube initiative and to ferment interest in this important initiative among the other sciences.

Pinacate Volcanic Field

This short pictorial of the Pinacate Volcanic Fields, which includes stereo pairs of aerial photographs, is the latest in Dan Lynch's many expositions on the volcanoes of the Gran Desierto de Altar in northwestern Sonora, Mexico.

EarthCube at GSA

AZGS will be out in force at the Annual Geological Society of America Meeting in Baltimore, 1- 4 November.