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 Utah Core Research Center is open to the public by appointment only. At this time, only individuals may visit. No groups. Masks are mandatory while inside the building. For more information please call (801) 537-3359 or email Peter Nielsen at peternielsen@utah.gov.