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So How (& when) was the grand Canyon Formed? | WAYNE RANNEY, CONSULTING GEOLOGIST AND AUTHOR
The quality of new research that was presented at the recent Colorado River workshop in Flagstaff was certainly impressive. Having been a long time observer...Read More

STATE MAP UPDATE


status of the arizona state map program | JON SPENCER, AZGS SENIOR GEOLOGIST
The National Geologic Mapping Act of 1992 created the STATEMAP program, which funds geologic mapping by state geological surveys...Read More

ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY


HOLOCENE MAPPING OF THE VERDE RIVER OF CENTRAL ARIZONA | ARIZONA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY (AZGS)
In July 2010, the Arizona Geological Survey (AZGS) released five new geologic map sheets showing the extent and age relationships of Holocene channel and floodplain deposits along the Verde River....Read More



SEISMIC NEWS
MONITORING SWARMS OF SMALL MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKES IN ARIZONA | ARIZONA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY (AZGS)
Arizona is no stranger to small magnitude earthquakes. But detecting and monitoring swarms of small earthquakes had to wait until 2006 – 2009, when...Read More


ARIZONA ENERGY

AZGS-AASG Awarded $18 M to Deploy and Populate National Geothermal Data System! | ARIZONA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY (AZGS)
On 2 May 2010, the US Dept of Energy awarded AZGS, acting on behalf of the Association of American State Geologists (AASG), more than 18 million dollars...Read More


SUMMARY OF OIL & GAS ACTIVITY, Potash Exploration & CO2 Sequestration IN ARIZONA | STEVEN L. RAUZI
Two drilling permits were issued, two wells were drilled, and one well was plugged in Arizona in the first half of 2010...Read More


EARTH SCIENCE EDUCATION


High-Resolution Digital Topography in Arizona | DAVID HADDAD, ASU GRADUATE STUDENT
Light Detection And Ranging (LiDAR) is revolutionizing our understanding of the tectonic and geomorphic processes that build and sculpt our planet’s surface. In an age where scientific and societal decision making...Read More

 

 


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