AZGS Online Resources for Educators & Others
Note to Arizona Teachers (K-12, College, University).
The Arizona Geological Survey makes geologic resources freely available to you and your students. Listed below are some of the online resources at highest demand.
Please feel free to share these digital resources with your colleagues, students, and others.
Mike Conway, Senior Res. Scientist
AZGS @ UArizona firstname.lastname@example.org
AZGS Web environments
- AZGS Home Page – our portal page with multiple daughter pages.
- AZGS Document Repository – Reports and maps published from 1915 to 2021 (Free!)
- AZGS Mining Data – 1000s of mine reports, maps, well hole data, photographs …
- Great Arizona ShakeOut – Earthquake preparedness drill, joint venture of AZGS & DEMA
At the AZGS Home Page:
- Interactive Geologic Map of Arizona | Interactive Geologic Map of Grand Canyon
- Natural Hazards in Arizona Viewer – Earthquake epicenters, earth fissures, faults, landslides, wildfires, and floods – databases available to query.
- Center for Natural Hazards in Arizona
- Mining in Arizona & ancillary pages - Interactive Active Mines in Arizona
- AZGS StoryMaps – including geoheritage tours of SE Arizona and Flagstaff
- Arizona Geology Newsletter Archive (1971-2011) | Arizona Geology e-Magazine
- Map & Database Services – A variety of things
- Online Photo Gallery – More than 525 captioned geologic features
- Down to Earth popular geology booklets (21) - (for your students & community)
- Recent Publications e.g., Grand Canyon Stratigraphy by Bob Leighty
- New ‘Basin Analysis’ page
AZGS Social Media – Invite your students to follow us!
- AZGS Facebook – posting every day since Dec. 2009! More than 22,000 followers
- AZGS Twitter – New post(s) daily since 2010! More than 10,000 followers
- Arizona Geology Blog – Active since 2007; posting on topical issues weekly, e.g., 13 Aug 2021: Recent Seismic Excitement in the area of the 1887 Great Sonoran Earthquake.
- AZGS Youtube Channel – Dozens of original videos
- AZGS on Instagram