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.
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.
AZGS is sending a cohort of staff to make oral and poster presentations at GSA 2014.
We were deeply saddened to learn that Nicholas (Nick) M. Priznar, well-known geologist with the Arizona Dept. of Transportation, passed away on May 16, 2014.
Some of the top geologic stories from Lee Allison’s Arizona Geology blog for 2013.
The Arizona Geological Survey celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2013, tracing our origins back to the creation of the Office of Territorial Geologist in 1888, 25 years before Arizona became a state.
In 2011, AZGS began a comprehensive inventory of 30 archival collections, creating finding aids for the more than 10,000 folders, 6,000 maps, and 7,000 photographs.
Selecting highlights from Lee Allison’s Arizona Geology blog of the past year was a daunting task. First, there is the number of blog entries to contend with, 419 and counting.
The Arizona Geological Survey brought its technical expertise to a new arena in 2012 when it volunteered to head the Arizona Experience website centennial project.
A new Arizona Geological Survey Contributed Report by Dwight Hoxie, Exhuming the Remains of the Inactive Mountain-Front Pirate Fault, Santa Catalina Mountains, Southeastern Arizona, describes the Pirate fault system of the western Santa Catalina Mountains.