ABOUT UGS

Our Mission, Vision, and Values

MISSION: The Utah Geological Survey provides timely scientific information about Utah’s geologic environment, resources, and hazards.

VISION: All Utahns are aware of geologic and energy information and use it to improve their lives.

VALUES: The generation and dissemination of geologic information. Excellence, integrity, and objectivity in everything we do. Responsible stewardship of Utah’s geologic and energy resources. Free exchange of ideas and information in a spirit of cooperation. The worth and dignity of individuals. Providing prompt and courteous service to our customers. We aim to maintain a safe and inclusive environment for our employees and the public we serve. Learn More

The Utah Geological Survey (UGS) is a division of the Utah Department of Natural Resources. Several programs specializing in fields relating to Utah geology comprise the UGS. They are:

Data Management

Energy & Minerals

Geologic Hazards

Geologic Information & Outreach

Geologic Mapping

Groundwater & Wetlands

Paleontology

The Utah Geological Survey (UGS) is a division of the Utah Department of Natural Resources. Several programs specializing in fields relating to Utah geology comprise the UGS. They are:

Data Management

Energy & Minerals

Geologic Hazards

Geologic Information & Outreach

Geologic Mapping

Groundwater & Wetlands

Paleontology

Media Contact: Hollie Brown (UGS/OGM Public Information Officer), (801) 538-5324, holliebrown@utah.gov

The Natural Resources Map & Bookstore is located in the first floor of the Utah Department of Natural Resources building at 1594 West North Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah, 84116. You can also visit the bookstore online at www.mapstore.utah.gov.

Salt Lake City Office
1594 W. North Temple
PO Box 146100
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-6100

Phone: (801) 537-3300

Directions

Southern Utah UGS Regional Office

Southern Utah Office
646 North Main Street
Cedar City, UT 84721

Phone: (435) 865-9036

Directions

Utah Core Research Center located at 240 North Redwood Road in Salt Lake City.

Utah Core Research Center
240 North Redwood Road
P.O. Box 146100
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6100

Phone: (801) 537-3359

Directions

Full Staff Directory

  • Mark Milligan, Geologic Manager, Legislative Liaison, 801.537.3326
  • Cheryl Wing, Executive Secretary, 801.537.3360
  • Hollie Brown, Public Information Officer/Media Contact, 801.538.5324, c: 801.243.9466
  • Stephanie Carney, Senior Geologist, Technical Reviewer, 801.537.3374
  • Jim Davis, Geologist, Public Inquiries, 801.537.3306
  • Torri Duncan, Geological Technician, Store Manager | DNR Map & Bookstore, 801.537.3320
  • Peter Nielsen, Geologist | DNR Map & Bookstore, 801.537.3320
  • Suzanne Sawyer, Librarian, 801.537.3333/801.538.4846
  • Jackson Smith, Geologist, Public Inquiries, K-12 Education, 801.537.3325

Editorial Services

Paleontology Section

Groundwater

Wetlands