- The Arizona Geological Survey (AZGS) released digital data packages (Table 1) for 22 extant Digital Geologic Maps (Table 2) in August 2020.
- A groundswell of interest in the U.S. regarding ‘Geoheritage’, America’s natural geologic legacy showcased in America Geoheritage II - webinar series fall 2020.
- Reconnaissance study of mylonitic fabrics in the Bellota Ranch area, eastern Santa Catalina Mountains, Arizona, just released and downloadable.
- Bringing real-world geologic data to the college classroom: A conversation with Professor Jeffrey M. SimpsonJeff Simpson, adjunct professor of geosciences at Chandler-Gilbert Community College discusses the challenges and successes of bringing real-world geologic data into the classroom.
- Earthquakes, volcanoes, floods, tsunamis and landslides in the Western U.S.: the role of state geological surveysState geological surveys play a pivotal role in identifying, evaluating and communicating geologic hazards to their state’s constituents.
We are excited to announce that the AZGS award for the STATEMAP Program in Fiscal Year 20-21 is $324k – a 2-fold increase from our current level of funding and much more than we have ever received before. With the required 50/50 state match, we will be devoting unprecedented resources to geologic mapping in Arizona over the coming year.
- The Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources offers outreach opportunities for Arizona elementary and high school students.
- Arizona Geological Society: Virtual Presentation on the Sweet Home Mine & Detroit City Portal of ColoradoVirtual presentation on the geology and mining history of the Sweet Home Mine and the Detroit City Portal, Colorado
- AZGS at work for Arizona: Landslides adjacent to I-17 between Black Canyon City and Sunset Point Rest AreaAZGS at work for Arizona: Landslides adjacent to I-17 between Black Canyon City and the Sunset Point Rest area
- AZGS releases geologic maps for the Secret Pass 7 ½' Quadrangle and the southern part of the Union Pass 7 ½' Quadrangle, Mohave County, Arizona.
- AZGS at work for Arizona: Identifying landslide deposits and hazards along the I-17 corridor from Anthem to Flagstaff, AZAZGS geoscientists are examining and mapping landslide features along the I-17 corridor from Anthem to Flagstaff. The results will inform ADOT's $300+ million project to improve I-17.