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USGS, AZGS, & UArizona Geosciences collaborate on post-wildfire debris flow research in the southwest
AZGS has partnered with UArizona Geosciences and the US Geological Survey on understanding post-wildfire debris-flows in the southwestern U.S.
AZGS joins Carbon Utilization and Storage Partnership (CUSP)
AZGS joins the Carbon Utilization and Storage Partnership (CUSP) to characterize, catalog, analyze and rank carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) options for Arizona.
Ho, Ho, Ho - Giving the Gift of Arizona Geology

Introduction

Wretched as 2020 has been, and continues to be, the holiday season has arrived. For those looking for a gift with geologic overtones, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite geologic books, field trips guides, and maps that are in-print or free as digital downloads.

Best wishes finding precisely what you need.

Examining agate growth pattern
Examining an iron oxide, agate, quartz crystal concretion.
2 New Geologic Videos & 1 New Geologic Map
We are posting our GSA2020 Connects presentations and one new geologic map.
Magnitude 3.3 earthquake occurs eight miles east of Flagstaff, Arizona
On 13 Oct. 2020 at 9:16 a.m. (MST / PDT) , a shallow magnitude 3.3 earthquake rattled Walnut Canyon about 8 miles east of Flagstaff, Arizona (population ~ 74,000).
Dr. R.F. Holm receives coveted 'Best Popular Guidebook Award 2020'
Dr. Richard F. Holm awarded the prestigious ‘Best Popular Guidebook Award’ from the Geoscience Information Society for 2020.
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.
Island Mountains of Southeastern Arizona – NEW Down-to-Earth Booklet
John V. Bezy's latest contribution to the AZGS DTE series: ‘Island Mountains of Southeastern Arizona: Geology, Vegetation & Wildlife’.
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.
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