GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE KELTON PASS QUADRANGLE, BOX ELDER COUNTY, UTAH, AND CASSIA COUNTY, IDAHO Michael L. Wells The Kelton Pass quadrangle, located at the east end of the Raft River Mountains, is a classic metamorphic core complex, in part exemplified by the Raft River detachment fault. The area contains Archean metamorphic, Proterozoic metasedimentary, and […]
About Utah Geological Survey
This author has yet to write their bio.Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud Utah Geological Survey contributed a whooping 1501 entries.
Entries by Utah Geological Survey
PROVISIONAL GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE TINTIC MOUNTAIN QUADRANGLE, JUAB AND UTAH COUNTIES, UTAH Jeffrey D. Keith, David G. Tingey, Judith L. Hannah, Steven T. Nelson, Daniel K. Moore, Teresa M. Cannan, Alexander P. MacBeth, and Tamalyn Pulsifer 15 p., 1 pl., 1:24,000 OFR-545……….$9.95 GET IT HERE
PROVISIONAL GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE CHAMPLIN PEAK QUADRANGLE, JUAB AND MILLARD COUNTIES, UTAH Janice M. Hayden, Timothy F. Lawton, and Donald L. Clark The Champlin Peak quardrangle is located in central Utah within the eastern Basin and Range Province, and includes the northern Canyon Mountains, southeastern Gilson Mountains, and Sevier and Leamington Canyons. The map […]
WETLANDS IN THE FARMINGTON BAY AREA, DAVIS COUNTY, UTAH- AN EVALUATION OF THREATS POSED BY GROUND-WATER DEVELOPMENT AND DROUGHT Charles E. Bishop, Mike Lowe, Janae Wallace, Richard L. Emerson, and J. Scott Horn This CD contains a 36-page report of an evaluation by the Utah Geological Survey of threats to the Farmington Bay area wetlands […]
Applicability of carbon dioxide enhanced oil recovery to reservoirs in the Uinta Basin, Utah Zhiqiang Gu and Milind Deo This Open-File Report presents the results of compositional simulations of CO2 floods of the Monument Butte Northeast unit and the Glen Bench field. Both fields produce oil from the Tertiary Green River Formation and both are […]
RESERVOIR CHARACTERIZATION OF CLASTIC CYCLE SEQUENCES IN THE PARADOX FORMATION OF THE HERMOSA GROUP, PARADOX BASIN, UTAH Bruce D. Trudgill and W. Curtis Arbuckle This extensive report includes maps and correlations of the evaporite facies within the Pennsylvanian Paradox Formation throughout the northern Paradox Basin. This includes correlation of individual evaporite cycles and their respective […]
MULTIPROXY ENVIRONMENTAL CHARACTERIZATION OF LAKE LEVEL CYCLES IN THE GREEN RIVER FORMATION OF UTAH AND COLORADO Jessica H. Whiteside and Marc A. Van Keuren The Eocene Green River Formation represents the largest unconventional petroleum resource in Utah. While oil shale has figured prominently in the literature for the past century, surprisingly little basic knowledge of […]
The Utah Geological Survey was selected for a 2009 WSSPC Award in Excellence in Research for their Wasatch and Sevier Faults Paleoseismic Research. The Awards will be given at the joint WSSPC-Earthquake Engineering Research Institute annual conference at the Hilton Salt Lake City Center in Salt Lake City, Utah at a banquet Friday February 13, […]
Living in Utah means living with earthquakes. Do you know where earthquakes are likely to occur in Utah and what kind of damage they can cause? If a large earthquake occurred right now, what would you do? Do you have a disaster plan and supplies? Have you taken simple steps, such as strapping down your […]
According to a new study just released by the Utah Geological Survey (UGS), Utah’s potential economic oil-shale resource equals approximately 77 billion barrels of shale oil. While the estimate is considerably smaller than numbers frequently quoted, it is still deserving of attention. “A domestic resource of this size is very significant; a conventional field with […]
Popular Posts & Pages
- Rock & Mineral Collecting Sites
- GeoSights: Devils Playground, Box Elder County, Utah
- Glad You Asked: Igneous, Sedimentary, & Metamorphic Rocks
- Glad You Asked: Where can I collect landscaping rock on public land?
- Glad You Asked: Ice Ages – What are they and what causes them?
- Glad You Asked: How Do Geologists Know How Old a Rock Is?
- Rocks and Minerals
- Commonly Asked Questions About Utah's Great Salt Lake & Lake Bonneville
Mission, Vision, 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.