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Calculating the value of geologic maps to human society – no simple matter
Geologic maps are invaluable tools for geoscientists in their pursuit of mineral resources, hazard mitigation strategies, and meet the societal needs of a growing population.
Fresh Digital Data Packages for 22 extant Digital Geologic Maps
The Arizona Geological Survey (AZGS) released digital data packages (Table 1) for 22 extant Digital Geologic Maps (Table 2) in August 2020.
America Geoheritage II – Webinar Series Autumn 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.
Drought Impacts Post-Wildfire Flooding and Debris Flow Hazard: A sign of the times in the Southwestern U.S.
Two-page flyer examines the relationship between drought and post-fire debris flows.
Mylonitic fabrics in the eastern Santa Catalina Mtns, Arizona
Reconnaissance study of mylonitic fabrics in the Bellota Ranch area, eastern Santa Catalina Mountains, Arizona, just released and downloadable.
AZGS hiring for full-time Researcher/Scientist position
AZGS is looking to employ a full-time geologist to assist with geologic mapping.
Review 'Helvetia-Rosemont: Arizona’s Hardscrabble Mining Camp'
David Briggs tells a compelling story of the Helvetia-Rosemont Mining District in the Santa Rita Mountains of southern Arizona.
After a wildfire, how intense does rainfall need to be to cause a debris flow?
Monitoring precipitation and post-wildfire debris flows in mountains of the arid Southwest U.S.
Geology & Mineral Resources of the Santa Catalina Mountains, SE Arizona
A 145-page monograph on the geology and mineral resources of the Santa Catalina Mtns. by Dr. Eric Force (1997).
Earthquakes, volcanoes, floods, tsunamis and landslides in the Western U.S.: the role of state geological surveys
State geological surveys play a pivotal role in identifying, evaluating and communicating geologic hazards to their state’s constituents.
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