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.
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.
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.
Doug Shakel (1938-2012), geologist, teacher and activist, passed away on the evening of 20 November 2012 after a short battle with liver cancer.