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16 Feb. 2018 | Brian Gootee presents "Here Ye, Here Ye - at the 2018 Hiking Guide Training Seminar, Shrine of the Ages, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 

15 Feb. 2018 | Mike Conway talks 'StoryMap' technology with students on the campus of the University of New Mexico

1 Feb. 2018 | Charles Ferguson (AZGS) presents ‘Silicic calderas as regional strain markers in orogenic belts and what they say about metamorphic core complex evolution in the SW U.S.' at Colorado State University, 12:30 pm, NR320.

11 Jan. 2018 | AZGS (Mike Conway) & DEMA (Judy Kioski & Whitney Hensiak) host the Great Arizona ShakeOut Stakeholders Summit Meeting. Joint Information Center, 5636 E. McDowell Rd, Phoenix.

8 Nov. 2017 | B. Gootee presenting 'Hydrogeologic Investigation in East Salt River Valley, Queen Creek Area,' Arizona Hydrological Society, 6 pm, Bluewater Grill, 1720 E. Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85016. Click for details.

2 Oct. 2017 | UA NEWS Release: Arizona Geological Survey Taking Part in 'Great Arizona ShakeOut.'

28 Sept 2017 | Mike Conway presenting ‘Seismicity in SW Arizona – a case for ShakeOut’, at “Caught Outside the Wire Symposium”, Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma, Arizona. (10:00 – noon)

ANDREW ZAFFOS, Arizona Geological Survey, “Rethinking our expectations for global biodiversity and biogeographic processes”.

Thursday, September 21
4:00 – 5:00 pm
The University of Arizona
Haury Building, Room 216
Refreshments at 3:30 pm in the Gould-Simpson Lobby

8 Sept 2017 | Brian Gootee — Hydrogeologic investigation in the East Salt River Valley, Queen Creek Area (Part 1) at Arizona Hydrological Society’s 30 Annual Symposium, Flagstaff, Arizona.

8 Sept 2017 | Brian Gootee — Hydrogeologic investigation in the East Salt River Valley, Queen Creek Area (Part 2) at Arizona Hydrological Society’s 30 Annual Symposium, Flagstaff, Arizona.

7 Sept 2017 | Ann Youberg presents— Coconino County Post-Fire Debris Flow Modeling and Analysis at Arizona Hydrological Society’s 30 Annual Symposium, Flagstaff, Arizona.

7 Sept 2017 | Joseph Loverich, Ann Youberg — Coconino County Post-Fire Flood and Debris Flow Analysis at Arizona Hydrological Society’s 30 Annual Symposium, Flagstaff, Arizona.

5 Sept 2017 | Mike Conway presents ‘A recent history of the Arizona Mining and Mineral Museum, Phoenix, Arizona’, to Tucson’s Desert Gold Diggers Club, 6 p.m., 1660 W. Ruthrauff Rd, Tucson.

10 July 2017 | Mike Conway presenting 'Volcanoes of Arizona', College for Kids program, Central Arizona College, Aravaipa Campus., Winkelman, Arizona.

11 July 2017 | Andrew Zaffos presenting 'Global Tectonics and Marine Animal Diversity, Arizona Geological Society dinner meeting, Sheraton Hotel, 5151 E Grant Rd, Tucson. Presentation from 8 pm – 9 pm is free. For more details: http://www.arizonageologicalsoc.org/event-2536342

11 July 2017 | Dr. Andrew Zaffos (AZGS) presenting Supercontinent Coalescence and Breakup Controls the Trajectory of Global Marine Biodiversity, OneNOAA Science Seminars (12 pm – 1 pm ET); for details: https://www.nodc.noaa.gov/seminars.

13 June 2017 | Research Scientist Joe Cook presents 'New developments in AZGS's Earth Fissure Mapping program', to the Arizona Hydrological Society at Montgomery & Associates, 1550 E Prince Rd. Tucson, AZ. (6:00 pm).

4 - 8 June 2017 | Ann Youberg presenting 'Building a Statewide Inventory of Landslides in Arizona' at 3rd Annual North American Symposium on Landslides, Roanoke, Virginia.

1 May 2017 | Mike Conway 'Re-establishing a mining, mineral and natural resources education museum on the Government Mall in Phoenix' to the Tucson Gem & Mineral Society (7:30 pm).

24 April, 2017 | AZGS Director Phil Pearthree presents "Putting Geoscience to work for Arizona", to the Arizona Mining Caucus, Executive Tower, Phoenix, Arizona.

11 April, 2017 | Phil Pearthree presents "Latest findings and controversies regarding the early development of the lower Colorado River below Grand Canyon", Central Arizona Geology Club, Prescott Public Library, 6 pm.

11-12 April, 2017 | Ann Youberg presenting post-fire erosion, debris flows & gullying at ‘Horseshoe 2 Fire, Chiricahua Mountains: 6 years post fire’ field trip, Southwest Fire Science Consortium

Oct. 12, 2016 | Ann Youberg presents, Geomorphic  Effects of Wildfires - Floods,  Debris  Flows  and Long-Term Recovery, at Central Arizona Geology Club, Prescott Library (6 pm), Prescott, AZ.

Sept. 15, 2016 | AZGS presents 'The Mining, Mineral and Natural Resources Education Museum' at Arizona Sci-Tech Festival Kickoff-2017, Scottsdale Center for Performing Arts.

Aug 18, 2016 | AGI's EARTH Magazine releases 2012 interview with AZGS's Lee Allison.

Aug 17, 2016 | Dr. M. Lee Allison (1948–2016), State Geologist and Director of the Arizona Geological Survey, passed away Tuesday, August 16th, 2016.

Fresh contact information for AZGS staff — UA e-mail address & phone numbers

July 13, 2016 | U.S. Department of the Interior's Office of Inspector General releases 'Scientific Integrity Incident at USGS Energy Geochemistry Laboratory' report. You can access the 19-page report at the AZGS Document Repository.

Arizona Geological Survey is now situated at the University of Arizona's Arid Lands Building: 1955 East Sixth Street | PO Box 210184 Tucson, AZ 85721 | T: 520.621.2470 | azgs.az.gov

July 9, 2016 | (6:30-7:15 pm & 8:00–8:45 pm) Michael Conway presenting 'The volcanoes of Arizona – past & present!', Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, 2021 N Kinney Road, Tucson, AZ 85743

June 22 & 23, 2016 | Great AZGS Library Giveaway. Drop by from 9:00 am till 4 pm and help yourself to remaining library holdings, a topo map or two, and a free 'Geologic Map of Arizona.'

 

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Arizona’s Monsoon Season Drives Earth Fissure Activity  / 29 November 2017 /  M. Conway

Pearthree, P.A., 2017, AZGS STATEMAP Program - 2017. Arizona Geological Survey, Arizona Geology e-Magazine, 3 p.

New Publications

Arizona Geological Survey, 2017, Locations of Mapped Earth Fissure Traces in Arizona, v.11.06.2017. Arizona Geological Survey Digital Information (DI-39 v. 11.06.17), shapefile and Google Earth KMZ file

Arizona Geological Survey, 2012, Earth Fissure Map of the Three Sisters Buttes Study Area: Cochise County, Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Digital Map - Earth Fissure (DM-EF-22 v3.0), 1 map sheet, 1:24,000 map scale

Arizona Geological Survey, 2009, Earth Fissure Map of the Tator Hills Study Area: Pinal County, Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey Digital Map - Earth Fissure Map 11 (DM-EF-11) V2.0, map scale 1:24,000.

Arizona Geological Survey, 2016, Earth Fissure Map of the Chandler Heights Study Area: Pinal and Maricopa Counties, Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey Digit Map - Earth Fissure Map 1 (DM-EF-1) v. 4.0, map scale 1:24,000.

Arizona Geological Survey, 2017, Earth Fissure Map of the Apache Junction Study Area: Pinal and Maricopa Counties, Arizona v 2.0: Arizona Geological Survey Digital Map - Earth Fissure Map 2 (DM-EF-2), map scale 1:12,000.

Loverich, J.B., Youberg, A.M., Kellogg, M.J. and Fuller J.E., 2017, Post-Wildfire Debris-flow and Flooding Assessment: Coconino County, Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Open-File Report (OFR-17-06), 63 p., 6 appendices.

Gootee, B.F., Cook, J.P., Young, J.A. and Pearthree, P.A., 2017, Subsurface hydrogeologic investigation of the Superstition Vistas Planning Area, Maricopa and Pinal Counties, Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Special Paper 11, 70 p., 2 Map Plates - 1:60,000 scale, 10 appendices, GIS data.

Briggs, D.F., 2017, History of the Ajo Mining District, Pima County, Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Contributed Report, CR-17-A, 16 p

Gonzales, L., Rose, C., Mandler, B. and Boland, M., 2017, AGI’s Critical Issues Program – Pioneering a new approach to sharing societally-relevant science with state and local decision makers. Arizona Geology e-NewsMagazine, winter 2016-2017, 5 p.

Cook, J.P., 2017, Discovery of a large earth fissure in the Southern Picacho Basin, Pinal County, Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Open-File Report, OFR-17- 01, 7 p., 1 appendix.

Marshall, L., 2017, A Review of “Water in the Desert: The Grand Valley and Its Rivers”. Arizona Geology e-Magazine, Winter 2016-2017.

Gootee, B.F., Spencer, J.E., Tosdal, R.M., Pearthree, P.A. and House, P.K., 2016, Geologic map of the Mule Wash 7 ½' Quadrangle, La Paz County, Arizona, and Riverside County, California. Arizona Geological Survey Digital Geologic Map DGM-117, scale 1:24,000, 9-p. report.

Johnson, B.J., Pearthree, P.A., and Ferguson, C.A., 2016, Geologic map of the Corona de Tucson 7 ½' Quadrangle, Pima County, Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey Digital Geologic Map DGM-115, scale 1:24,000.

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