In this article, we shine a spotlight on some of the richer digital map and map service providers, with an emphasis on those that serve Arizona map products. Note: This is not an exhaustive list; our goal was to finger major map products and service providers for Arizona.
With nearly 40 publications in 2011, this has been a prolific year for AZGS. We published 10 Open-File Reports and 16 Contributed Reports, most of the latter were legacy documents from the 1950s -1960s uranium exploration and mining boom of northeastern Arizona.
AZGS Sunset Review – From Director Lee Allison’s blog of 24 August 2011, “The statutory authorization for the Arizona Geological Survey ends June 30, 2012. The Arizona Legislature is beginning a Sunset Review of AZGS to determine if the agency should be continued, revised, consolidated, or terminated at that time. This is standard procedure for all state agencies, commissions, and boards.”