Down-to-Earth Series (DTE) — addresses geologic concepts in a "down-to-earth" manner with a minimum of jargon.
Overview. On 30 June 2016, the Arizona Geological Survey transfers out of State Government to the College of Sciences at the University Arizona.
The Arizona Geological Survey (AZGS) was on hand and shared an exhibit booth with the Arizona State Land Department (ASLD) at this year's Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) Annual Conference and Expo in Phoenix, Arizona.
"Harvard is the granddaddy" of mineral collections, said Professor Bob Downs, Curator of the University of Arizona Mineral Museum, as he welcomed an overflow crowd of several hundred people to the unveiling of the American Mineral Heritage: The Harvard Collection at the University of Arizona’s Mineral Museum on February 5th.
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.
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.
AZGS will be out in force at the Annual Geological Society of America Meeting in Baltimore, 1- 4 November.
In spring 2015, the Arizona Geological Survey Mining Data site launched the Colvocoresses collection, comprising reports on field visits or submitted reports from approximately 300 Arizona mine and mining properties by Mr. Colvocoresses or his associates.
Following the M5.3 earthquake, the Arizona Geological Survey became a primary source of information for the people of Duncan.