Entries by Utah Geological Survey

New Publication: Utah Mining Districts

UGS Open-File Report 695 by Ken Krahulec GET IT HERE: This report offers a Utah mining districts map and a brief summary of each of Utah’s 185 mining districts. These district summaries include the geologic setting, production significance, major metals produced, recognized ore deposit types, and a discussion on the most important mines in each […]

Lifetime Service Award

Congratulations to Hellmut Doelling in receiving the Lifetime Service Award for his service to the state of Utah and Utah Geological Survey (UGS, including former UGMS) over a period of 65 years.


2018 Lake Bonneville Geologic Conference and Short Course

October 3–6, 2018 Utah Department of Natural Resources Auditorium 1594 West North Temple Salt Lake City, Utah Please contact Adam McKean with questions (801-537-3386 or adammckean@utah.gov). With the publication in 2016 of the “Lake Bonneville: A Scientific Update” book, the Utah Geological Survey is interested in bringing together the geologic community to review and discuss […]


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Lake Bonneville Geologic Conference October 3-4, 2018 Lake Bonneville Geologic Short Course October 5-6, 2018 The conference and short course will be held at the Utah Department of Natural Resources Auditorium at 1594 West North Temple in Salt Lake City, Utah. The conference will be open to the geologic community. The conference will cover geologic topic related […]

NEW PUBLICATION: Geologic Hazards of the Moab Quadrangle, Grand County, Utah

by Jessica J. Castleton, Ben A. Erickson, and Emily J. Kleber GET IT HERE: The Moab quadrangle is located in the south-central portion of Grand County, Utah. Currently, the area is experiencing rapid development and population growth, that is expected to continue for the foreseeable future. As urbanization expands into areas less suited for development, […]

POTD June 21, 2018

San Rafael Swell, Emery County Photographer: Andy Cvar © 2018 Reduced and oxidized mudstone of the Triassic-age Chinle Formation.

Survey Notes Volume 50-2 May 2018

Our latest issue of Survey Notes is here! Find articles on horizontal drilling potential in Utah and unprecedented 1600-foot core from the Green River Formation along with our regular featured columns. View the latest issue Check out past issues