Survey Notes

January 2018
Volume 50, Number 1


Groundwater Conditions at the Utah FORGE site
Monroe’s “Sweet” Groundwater Points to Contamination Source
Monitoring Groundwater Response to Large-Scale Juniper Treatments
Utah Hosts Field Conference on Gigantic Landslides
Energy News
Glad You Asked
GeoSights: Crystal Geyser, Grand County
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Survey Notes is an informative, non-technical magazine on noteworthy and interesting geologic topics in Utah. It is the official UGS newsletter and is produced three times a year.

Regular columns include Glad You Asked, GeoSights, Teacher’s Corner, Energy News, Core Center News, Survey News and New Publications.

To receive a free hardcopy of a Survey Notes issue, please contact the Natural Resources Map & Bookstore at or 1-888-UTAHMAP to see if one is available.

September 2017
Volume 49, Number 3


The Wasatch Fault From Above: Re-Mapping The Wasatch Fault Zone Using Airborne High-Resolution Topographic Data
Geologic Hazard Mapping In Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
2017 Flooding And Landslides In Box Elder County, Utah
Glad You Asked: What are Moqui marbles?
Energy News: A Partner in the CarbonSAFE Rocky Mountains Project
GeoSights: Wolverine Petrified Forest, Garfield County
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Glad You Asked

General geologic articles on a variety of subjects, including how to stake a mining claim and what is Utah’s hydrologic cycle.


Geologic articles on geologic sites in Utah, including Pavant Butte in the Black Rock Desert and Little Egypt in Garfield County.

Energy News

Articles on current UGS energy news.

Teacher’s Corner

Geologic articles written especially for teachers, but interesting to all, including where to see different rock types along the Wasatch Front and activities for students on dome mountains and volcanoes.

Survey Notes Archive

Past issues of Survey Notes.