Map of Utah showing ‘Geo-Regions,’ which represent areas in Utah with similar geologic histories, basin histories, and/or structural styles. Each Geo-Region will be evaluated for carbon storage potential. Right of map: An example stratigraphic column of the eastern Uinta Basin, with several reservoir-seal pairs that may be suitable for carbon storage.

Geologists have classified the last 4,200 years as being a distinct age in the story of our planet.


YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — The world’s largest active geyser has erupted four times in the last seven weeks, a spate of activity that has geophysicists excited about the Yellowstone National Park water feature.


The American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) is holding their Annual Convention and Exhibition (ACE) meeting in Salt Lake City on May 20–23, 2018.

As many as 5000 geologists and other petroleum professionals from all over the world will descend on Salt Lake City to participate in this annual conference.


At the age of 57, geologist Ursula Marvin traveled to Antarctica to hunt for meteorites, the first woman to ever do so.

Geologists Day is celebrated annually on the first Sunday of April throughout the world.

Outcrop of the Mississippian/Pennsylvanian Manning Canyon Shale in Soldier Canyon, Oquirrh Mountains, Tooele County, Utah. Utah Geological Survey geologists Craig Morgan, Taylor Boden, and Stephanie Carney are measuring, describing, and sampling the Manning Canyon stratigraphic section.

A new study details the only fossilized specimen of a species previously unknown to science—an “obscure” stalked filter feeder.