GEOLOGIC HAZARDS

Hazard Publications

Geologic-hazard publications report on areas that may be subject to the effects of earthquakes, landslides, debris flows, rock falls, poor soil conditions, radon, or floods. This list of primarily UGS publications is not comprehensive for each region. Additional geologic-hazard publications are available at Geologic Hazard MapsPaleoseismology of Utah, and the UGS Library.

Geologic hazard publications are listed under individual counties. Click county on list.

Recent Publications

Paleoseismic Investigation of the Taylorsville Fault, West Valley Fault Zone, Salt Lake County, Utah

Details

By Hylland, M.D., Hiscock, A.I., McDonald, G.N., 2017,

Award no. G15AP00117

41 p. + 7 appendices, 2 plates

PDF Report

Late Holocene chronology of surface-faulting earthquakes at the Corner Canyon site on the Salt Lake City segment of the Wasatch fault zone, Salt Lake County, Utah

Details

By Hiscock, A.I. and DuRoss, C.B., 2016

Award no. G14AP00057

25 p., 2 plates

PDF Report

Investigation of the December 12, 2013, fatal rock fall at 368 West Main Street, Rockville, Utah

Details

Lund, W.R., Knudsen, T.R., and Bowman, S.D., 2014

Utah Geological Survey Report of Investigation 273

20 p.

PDF Report

Paleoseismic investigation to determine the mid-Holocene chronology of surface-faulting earthquakes on the Nephi segment of the Wasatch fault zone, Utah and Juab Counties, Utah

All Hazard Publications

Counties B – Da Publications


Beaver County

Geologic hazard maps may also be available for this county.

General Hazards

Ground Subsidence

Radon

Box Elder County

Geologic hazard maps may also be available for this county.

General Hazards

Earthquakes and Surface Fault Rupture

Landslides

Cache County

Geologic hazard maps may also be available for this county.

General Hazards

Earthquakes and Surface Fault Rupture

Radon

Rock Falls

Carbon County

Geologic hazard maps may also be available for this county.

General Hazards

Debris Flows

Earthquakes and Surface Fault Rupture

Rock Falls

Daggett County

Geologic hazard maps may also be available for this county.

General Hazards

Earthquakes and Surface Fault Rupture

Landslides

Davis County

Geologic hazard maps may also be available for this county.

General Hazards

Debris Flows

Earthquakes and Surface Fault Rupture

Landslides

Liquefaction

Radon