By: Taylor Boden, Ken Krahulec, David Tabet, Andrew Rupke, and Michael Vanden Berg
In a community struggling with a depleted aquifer and land subsidence, the Central Iron County Water Conservancy District is banking on a 50-mile, $150 million pipeline to ease the area’s water shortage.
Northern Utah is due for a major earthquake. Seismologists can’t predict exactly when the Big One might happen, but they have been looking at the hazards Utah is likely to face.
The annual UGA Field Trip registration is open, and we would love to have you join us! This year Michael Vanden Berg and Doug Sprinkel will guide us through the spectacular geology of the Uinta Basin and the Eastern Uinta Mountains. See the itinerary pictured below. Interested but have some questions? Send them our way!
Utah Geological Association Field Trip
Uinta Basin and Eastern Uinta Mountains
September 17‐19, 2015
Field trip leaders: Michael Vanden Berg and Doug Sprinkel, Utah Geological Survey
Field trip organizer: Robert Ressetar
We get pretty jaded here in Utah, surrounded by all these mountains. Go off to the midwest for awhile, then fly back into the state and you might have a newfound appreciation for just how jaw-dropping our mountains really are. Here are 20 reminders that we live in a pretty great state.
Earlier we posted how the unsafe conditions at the Bonneville Salt Flats cancelled Speed Week. Now a team of scientists and students from the University of Utah have been hired in an effort to research the reasoning for these changes at the Salt Flats.
A team of scientists and students from the University of Utah are looking have begun their research into changes at the Bonneville Salt Flats.