Reporters Leia Larsen and Benjamin Zack sat down with James Kirkland to find out what Utah looked like 100 million years ago and learn about the discovery boom happening right now.
Employees with the Utah Department of Natural Resources work in every corner of the state, and every year they submit photos in the hope of being featured in an annual calendar.
Did you see our 2016 Utah’s Energy Landscape is out? Read this feature on the new pub, and find the publication HERE.
Utah, identified four years ago by the U.S. Department of the Interior as one of six states in the country with prime solar potential, is riding a boom of new utility-scale developments harnessing the energy of the sun.
The Utah FORGE team collaborated with the Utah Governor’s Office of Energy Development to produce this video short highlighting Utah’s vast geothermal potential.
Check out the Utah FORGE Facebook to follow updates on the projects!
City officials are anxiously waiting to find out if they will receive a $1.6 million Federal Emergency Management Agency grant to purchase properties and stabilize a hillside that has destroyed homes and is threatening others.
The Utah Geological Survey recently garnered a 2016 National Award for Excellence from the Western States Seismic Policy Council (WSSPC) Board of Directors in partnership with the Northeast States Emergency Consortium (NESEC), the Central U.S. Earthquake Consortium (CUSEC), and the Cascadia Region Earthquake Workgroup (CREW).
We hope you all had a great and safe Thanksgiving! Who ate so much turkey that they feel like a turkey? I think I do. Here’s a little something to help you kickstart after a long, holiday weekend—
A couple of our geologists here at the UGS helped a team of researchers collect microbialites from Great Salt Lake for the Natural History Museum of Utah. Read more about these living rocks in this great write up.
As Utah’s Great Salt Lake continues to drop during recent years of drought, something strange and wonderful is coming into focus in the shallows and exposed lake bed.