Salt Lake Valley from Ensign Peak, Salt Lake County. Photographer: Mike Hylland © 2017
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Media Contact Vicky Clarke 801-537-3330 firstname.lastname@example.org 2018 Calendar of Utah Geology is the Best Yet! The Utah Geological Survey (UGS) recently released the 12th edition of its popular Calendar of Utah Geology. The 2018 calendar features inspiring photographs by UGS staff of Utah’s geologic wonders with a brief explanation of how and when they formed. Eight […]
The first paleoseismic research trench ever dug on the Fayette segment of the Wasatch fault as part of a paleoseismic study of the southern Wasatch fault zone in central Utah. The project, funded by UGS and USGS National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program, will evaluate the recurrence of large earthquakes on, and interactions between, the Levan and Fayette segments […]
Poison Spider Mesa, Grand County Photographer: Ben Erickson © 2017 Located along the Colorado River near Moab, Longbow Arch is an example of the delicate beauty of wind-sculpted rock. The arch spans 60 feet in the Jurassic-age Navajo Sandstone.
POTD October 4, 2017: Yant Flat, Washington County Photographer: Tyler Knudsen © 2017
Find articles on re-mapping the Wasatch Fault using airborne lidar data, mapping geologic hazards in Utah and more among our regular featured columns. View the latest issue Check out past issues
Western Garfield County Photographer: Bob Biek © 2017 Basaltic lava flows produce stark, bouldery slopes near Panguitch Lake. The rugged, blocky lava flows are among the youngest in Utah, and erupted from nearby Miller Knoll cinder cone and adjacent vents.
Media Contacts Faults Steve Bowman (UGS) 801-537-3304 email@example.com Earthquakes Walter Arabasz (UUSS) 801-581-7410 firstname.lastname@example.org Emergency Response Robert Carey (UDEM) 801-538-3784 email@example.com New Map of Utah Earthquakes and Faults Now Available Salt Lake City (Sept. 21, 2017) – The Utah Geological Survey (UGS), University of Utah Seismograph Stations (UUSS), and Utah Division of Emergency Management (UDEM) […]
POTD September 12, 2017: Goblin Valley State Park, Emery County Photographer: Paul Inkenbrandt © 2017
In August, the Utah FORGE project took a big leap forward with the drilling of a 7,000-foot deep geothermal scientific well. As part of our continuing effort to keep all stakeholders engaged and up to date, Utah FORGE conducted a field visit for stakeholders on August 23rd. […]
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