Entries by Utah Geological Survey

PRESS RELEASE: The Utah Geological Survey 2018 Calendar of Utah Geology

Media Contact Vicky Clarke 801-537-3330 vickyclarke@utah.gov 2018 Calendar of Utah Geology is the Best Yet! The Utah Geological Survey (UGS) recently released the 12th edition of its popular Calendar of Utah Geology. The 2018 calendar features inspiring photographs by UGS staff of Utah’s geologic wonders with a brief explanation of how and when they formed. Eight […]

First paleoseismic research trench ever dug on the Fayette segment of the Wasatch fault

The first paleoseismic research trench ever dug on the Fayette segment of the Wasatch fault as part of a paleoseismic study of the southern Wasatch fault zone in central Utah. The project, funded by UGS and USGS National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program, will evaluate the recurrence of large earthquakes on, and interactions between, the Levan and Fayette segments […]

PRESS RELEASE: Utah Earthquakes (1850–2016) and Quaternary Fault Map

  Media Contacts Faults Steve Bowman (UGS) 801-537-3304 stevebowman@utah.gov Earthquakes Walter Arabasz (UUSS) 801-581-7410 arabasz@seis.utah.edu Emergency Response Robert Carey (UDEM) 801-538-3784 bcarey@utah.gov New Map of Utah Earthquakes and Faults Now Available Salt Lake City (Sept. 21, 2017) – The Utah Geological Survey (UGS), University of Utah Seismograph Stations (UUSS), and Utah Division of Emergency Management (UDEM) […]

Highlights from the Utah FORGE stakeholder field visit

In August, the Utah FORGE project took a big leap forward with the drilling of a 7,000-foot deep geothermal scientific well. As part of our continuing effort to keep all stakeholders engaged and up to date, Utah FORGE conducted a field visit for stakeholders on August 23rd.                 […]