The prestigious 2013 Crawford Award was presented to UGS geologists Rich Giraud and Greg McDonald in recognition for their combined work on the outstanding geologic publication Landslide Inventory Map of the Twelvemile Canyon, Sanpete County, Utah (UGS Map 247DM). The publication includes a 1:24,000-scale landslide inventory map and geodatabase for Twelvemile Canyon, east of Mayfield, Utah. The map covers 59 square miles on the west side of the Wasatch Plateau. The purpose of the map and database is to show landslide deposits and their characteristics to provide information for managing landslide problems.
The Crawford Award recognizes outstanding achievement, accomplishments, or contributions by a current UGS scientist to the understanding of some aspect of Utah geology or Earth science. The award is named in honor of Arthur L. Crawford, first director of the UGS.
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Watch 2013 Crawford Award Announcement