Utah Geological Survey efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19

To limit the spread of COVID-19 and protect our staff and community the Utah Geological Survey (UGS) has enacted the following with a goal of limiting operational impacts, while encouraging customers to use online or telephone resources wherever possible:

  • The UGS, Salt Lake City office is open with normal business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) but most staff are teleworking and may be reached via email or phone. Our staff directory is available here, https://geology.utah.gov/about-us/#directory. A limited number of staff will be in the office to accommodate walk in customers.
  • The UGS, Southern Utah office is open with both of its two staff members in the office during normal business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.), (435) 865-9036.
  • The Natural Resources Map & Bookstore is open Monday–Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. You can also shop online at utahmapstore.com and call us at 801-537-3320 OR 1-888-UTAHMAP.
  • The UGS library is closed to walk in customers. The library’s catalog can be accessed online at https://geology.utah.gov/library/. Please contact Suzanne Sawyer, Librarian, by emailing ssawyer@utah.gov or by calling (801) 537-3333 or (801) 538-4846 if you have questions.
  • The UGS’s Utah Core Research Center has canceled all public meetings and is closed to public. For more information please call (801) 537-3359 or email Peter Nielsen at peternielsen@utah.gov.