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Announcements (News Releases)

August 20, 2015 | Michael Conway presents "Earthquake hazards in Arizona," from 1-2 pm in room B106 at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Education Building, 7th and Van Buren Street, Phoenix, Arizona.

August 11, 2015 | Michael Conway presenting "Historic Seismicity of Central and Northern Arizona," at the Annual meeting of Arizona County and Tribal Emergency Managers, in Tempe, AZ from 1-1:30pm.

July 29, 2015 | Michael Conway presents "Quaternary geology of the San Pedro River Valley – a storymap approach" at Southwest Wings, Cochise College, Sierra Vista, from 3-5 pm.

July 10, 2015 | Mike Conway & Rowena Davis, presenting "Story Maps – Visualizing our World" from 2:45pm-3:45pm for the Arizona Teachers Institute (ADE) at the Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Renaissance Hotel.

July 8, 2015 | AZGS and McDowell Sonoran Field Institute collaborate on geologic study of Scottsdale's McDowell Sonoran Preserve. News release.

July 7, 2015 | Mike Conway presenting "Wildfires and debris flows in AZ: Extreme Weather Events" from 1:45pm – 2:30pm at the Project Wet Summer Seminar for Teachers, The Decision Center for a Desert City (DCDC) at Arizona State University and Arizona Project WET – Water Resources Research Center - University of Arizona.

July 6, 2015 | New geologic map of Page Springs 7.5' Quadrangle, northern Verde Valley, Yavapai County by R.F. Holm. News release.

June 29, 2015 | AZGS releases "Geodatabase of post-wildfire study basins" by Ann Youberg. News release.

June 24, 2015 | AZGS releases a new map compilation of known or suspected breccia pipes in northwestern Arizona. News release.

June 24, 2015 | AZGS Phoenix Brown Bag Series, Nyal Niemuth presents "Gold Mining in Arizona: Mineral deposits and production history," from 12 - 1 pm at the AZGS Phoenix branch office.

June 18, 2015 | Nyal Niemuth presents "Gold Mining in Arizona, Mineral deposits and production history" to the Roadrunner Prospectors Association meeting at 7:00 pm at the American Italian Club, 7509 N. 12th Street, Phoenix, AZ.

June 14-18, 2015 | AZGS hosts the 107th Annual Meeting of the Association of American State Geologists at Northern Arizona University's High Country Conference Center, Flagstaff, Arizona. News release.

May 29, 2015 | Geology and Geomorphology of the San Pedro River, Southeastern Arizona by Phil Pearthree and Joe Cook. News release.

May 27-29, 2015 | 2nd annual EarthCube All Hands Meeting. The science-focused agenda provides a sounding board for NSF EarthCube funded projects and an opportunity to canvass community input on the fruitful marriage of technology and science.

May 27, 2015 | Mike Conway presenting "Gold in Arizona," at 6:30 pm at Detectors Unlimited, Crescent Manor, 1150 W Prince Rd, Tucson, AZ 85705.

May 21, 2015 Version 2.0 of the Wintersburg Earth Fissure Study Area Map released. News release.

May 12, 2015 | AZGS Research Geologist Brian Gootee presents "De-Wrinkling the Fabric: Geologic Structures of Northern Arizona" at the Central Arizona Geology Club meeting from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Prescott Public Library.

May 8, 2015 | AZGS hosts the Western Regional Partnership Natural Resources Committee meeting on Southeastern Arizona/New Mexico (SoAZ/NM) project from 10 am to 4 pm (MST).

April 29, 2015 | Lee Allison, panelist, "Science and Engineering Drivers for Earth Data Science," National Research Council Board on Earth Science and Resources, Program on Earth Data Science in the Era of Big Data and Compute, Washington, DC.

April 24, 2015 | Lee Allison presents "Open Access to Geoscience Data for Exploration and Assessment" at the World Geothermal Congress in Melbourne, Australia.

April 22, 2015 | Nyal Niemuth hosting a booth at Phoenix College's Earth Day celebration from 11 am - 2 pm.

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New Publications

Spencer, J.E. and Niemuth, N.J., 2015, Silica-sand deposits in Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Open File Report, OFR-15-04, 8 p.

Johnson, B.J., Spencer, J.E. and Pearthree, P.A., 2015, Geologic map of the Arizona part of the Gene Wash 7.5' Quadrangle, Mohave and La Paz Counties, Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Digital Geologic Map DGM-110, 1 map plate, 1:24,000.

Briggs, D.F., 2015, Recovery of Copper by Solution Mining Methods. Arizona Geological Survey Contributed Report CR-115-A, 10 p.

Pearthree, P.A., Gootee, B.F., Richard, S.M. and Spencer, J.E., 2015, Geologic Map Database for Aggregate Resource Assessment in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area and Surrounding Regions, Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Digital Information DI-43, 11 p., map sheet, Shapefiles, ArcGIS Map Packages, polygons and geologic features.

Gootee, B.F. and Gruber, D.G., 2015, Quartz vein investigation, McDowell Sonoran Preserve, Scottsdale, Maricopa County, Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Open File Report, OFR-15-03, 69 p.

Holm, R.F., 2015, Geologic map of the Page Springs 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Yavapai County, Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Contributed Map CM-15-A, 1:24,000 map scale, 16 p, four map sheets.

Youberg A., 2015, Geodatabase of Post-Wildfire Study Basins: Assessing the predictive strengths of post-wildfire debris-flow models in Arizona, and defining rainfall intensity-duration thresholds for initiation of post-fire debris flow. Arizona Geological Survey Digital Information, DI-44, 10 p., geodatabase, and Excel workbook.

Spencer J.E., Wenrich, K. and Cole, T., 2015, Partial database for breccia pipes and collapse features on the Colorado Plateau, northwestern Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Digital Information, DI-42, 5 p., 1 map plate, shapefiles, and Excel Workbook.

Pearthree, P.A. and Cook, J.P., Geology and Geomorphology of the San Pedro River, Southeastern Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Special Paper 10, 24 p.

Arizona Geological Survey, 2015, Arizona geological Survey, 2009, Earth Fissure Map of the Wintersburg Study Area: Maricopa County, Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey Digital map - Earth Fissure Map 10 (DM-EF-10 v. 2.0), map scale 1:24,000.

Arizona Geological Survey, 2015, Locations of Mapped Earth Fissure Traces in Arizona, v.05.11.2015. Arizona Geological Survey Digital Information (DI-39 v. 05.11.2015), shapefile.

Spencer, J.E., Richard, S.M., Johnson, B.J., Love, D.S., Pearthree, P.A. and Reynolds, S., 2015, Geologic map of the Artillery and Rawhide Wash 7.5' minute Quadrangles, Mohave and La Paz Counties, Arizona, Arizona Geological Survey Digital Geologic Map, DGM-100 v 2.0, 1:24,000 map scale, 2 map sheets.

Spencer, J.E. and Richard, S.M., 2015, Map index for geologic maps available from the Arizona Geological Survey. Arizona Geological Survey Open File Report, OFR-15-01, 32 p.

Spencer, J.E., Richard, S.M., Ferguson, C.A., Compilation geologic map of the Oracle 7.5' Quadrangle, Pinal and Pima Counties, Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Open-File Report, OFR-00-05, 1 map sheet, map scale 1:24,000, 32 p. report. (Now available online.)

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