MISSION
To inform and advise the public about the geologic character of Arizona in order to increase understanding and encourage prudent development of the State's land, water, mineral, and energy resources.

PUBLIC INFORMATION

Inform the public by answering inquiries, preparing and selling maps and reports, maintaining a library, databases, and a website, giving talks, and leading fieldtrips.

GEOLOGIC MAPPING
Map and describe the origin and character of rock units and their weathering products.

HAZARDS AND LIMITATIONS

Investigate geologic hazards and limitations such as earthquakes, land subsidence, flooding, and rock solution that may affect the health and welfare of the public or impact land and resource management.

ENERGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES
Describe the origin, distribution, and character of metallic, non-metallic, and energy resources and identify areas that have potential for future discoveries.

OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION COMMISSION

Assist in carrying out the rules, orders, and policies established by the Commission, which regulates the drilling, for and production of oil, gas, helium, carbon dioxide, and geothermal resources.



STATE OF ARIZONA

JAN BREWER, GOVERNOR
ARIZONA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
M. Lee Allison
Director and State Geologist
GEOLOGISTS
Jon E. Spencer, Senior Geologist
Ryan Clark, GIS Specialist
Michael Conway, Chief, Geologic Extension Service
Joseph P. Cook, Geologist II
Charles A. Ferguson, Research Geologist
Brad johnson, Project Geologist
Michael K. Mahan, Project Geologist
Phillip A. Pearthree, Chief, Environmental Geology
Steven L. Rauzi, Oil & Gas Administrator
Stephen M. Richard, Chief, Geoinformatics
Todd C. Shipman, Project Mngr. Earth Fissures
Richard A. Trapp, I.T. Manager
Ann M. Youberg, Research Geologist
Kevin Jones, Web Service Developer
Helen Ireland, GIS Specialist


PHEONIX BRANCH OFFICE

Mimi Diaz, Chief
Brian Gootee, Research Geologist
Jeri Young, Research Geologist


FINANCE & HUMAN RESOURCES
Beverly Donahue, Chief Finance/Admin. Officer

BUSINESS
Lisa Fry, Manager Explore Arizona
Jennifer Roper, Administrative Coordinator
a. Marie Madero, Bookstore Manager

INTERNS & STUDENTS
Jennifer Gerwitz
Adrienna Madero
Meagan Shoots
Dominique Villela, Web Developer





ARIZONA GEOLOGY is published three times annually by the Arizona Geological Survey (AZGS), an executive branch agency of the State of Arizona. Send comments to the AZGS at 416 W. Congress Sreet, Suite 100, Tucson, AZ 85701, call 520.770.3500
or email michael.conway@azgs.az.gov.

AZGS Phoenix Branch. Phoenix, AZ. Call 602.708.8253


WWW.AZGS.AZ.GOV





Arizona Geology is published by the Arizona Geological Survey. | © The Arizona Geological Survey, 2009. All Rights Reserved.
Editor: Michael Conway | Layout & Design: Meagan Shoots | Web Developer: Dominique Villela