About the Utah Geological Survey

Utah Geological SurveyA division of the Utah Department of Natural Resources, providing timely scientific information about Utah’s geologic environment, resources, and hazards.
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Southern Utah Regional OfficeThe Utah Geological Survey’s Southern Utah Regional Office is located in Cedar City and serves Washington, Iron, Beaver, Garfield, Wayne, Piute, and Kane Counties.
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Utah Core Research CenterEstablished in 1951, it contains the region’s only publicly available and most complete collection of geologic cuttings and core from Utah.
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Natural Resources Map & BookstoreCarries a variety of books, maps and publications published by DNR divisions as well as private publishers.
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UGS LibraryContains topographic and geologic maps, professional journals, professional society publications, theses and dissertations, and data CDs and DVDs.
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UGS BoardThe UGS Board meets quarterly to discuss current and ongoing issues regarding the UGS.
Geologic ProgramsFive programs: Geologic Information & Outreach, Geologic Mapping, Geologic Hazards, Energy & Minerals, and Groundwater & Paleontology.
UGS ServicesIncludes answering public inquiries, providing educational resources, assisting local governments with geologic hazards and energy & mineral evaluations, and more.
About UGS PublicationsReports and maps are released in a variety of publication series by UGS and non-UGS authors. Includes guide to report preparation.
Utah State Job OpeningsUGS job openings will be listed under the Department of Natural Resources.
Recent NewsTopical announcements of sufficient interest to the public.