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Oct. 12, 2016 | Ann Youberg presents, Geomorphic  Effects of Wildfires - Floods,  Debris  Flows  and Long-Term Recovery, at Central Arizona Geology Club, Prescott Library (6 pm), Prescott, AZ.

Sept. 15, 2016 | AZGS presents 'The Mining, Mineral and Natural Resources Education Museum' at Arizona Sci-Tech Festival Kickoff-2017, Scottsdale Center for Performing Arts.

Aug 18, 2016 | AGI's EARTH Magazine releases 2012 interview with AZGS's Lee Allison.

Aug 17, 2016 | Dr. M. Lee Allison (1948–2016), State Geologist and Director of the Arizona Geological Survey, passed away Tuesday, August 16th, 2016.

Fresh contact information for AZGS staff — UA e-mail address & phone numbers

July 13, 2016 | U.S. Department of the Interior's Office of Inspector General releases 'Scientific Integrity Incident at USGS Energy Geochemistry Laboratory' report. You can access the 19-page report at the AZGS Document Repository.

Arizona Geological Survey is now situated at the University of Arizona's Arid Lands Building: 1955 East Sixth Street | PO Box 210184 Tucson, AZ 85721 | T: 520.621.2470 |

July 9, 2016 | (6:30-7:15 pm & 8:00–8:45 pm) Michael Conway presenting 'The volcanoes of Arizona – past & present!', Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, 2021 N Kinney Road, Tucson, AZ 85743

June 22 & 23, 2016 | Great AZGS Library Giveaway. Drop by from 9:00 am till 4 pm and help yourself to remaining library holdings, a topo map or two, and a free 'Geologic Map of Arizona.'

June 21, 2016 | AZGS Chief of Geoinformatics, Steve M. Richard, and Chief of Economic Geology, Nyal Niemuth, retired this past week. We thank them for their long and unstinted service to the Survey and the people of Arizona.

June 21, 2016 | At 5 p.m. on Thursday 23 June, the Arizona Experience Store closes its doors permanently. We thank all those who have patronized the store since it first opened in 1995. Cheers!

June 21, 2016 | Assn. of American State Geologists expresses support for AZGS at 2016 annual meeting in Anchorage, Alaska. Read more.

AWARDS! AZGS's Dr. Steve M. Richard, Chief, Geoinfomatics Section, to receive the International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS) Science Excellence Award 2016 in Geosciences Information at the 35th International Geological Congress in Cape Town, South Africa (29 August 2016)

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New Publications

Spencer, J.E., Pearthree, P.A., Gootee, B.F., and Tosdal, R.M., 2016, Geologic map of the Dome Rock Mountains SW 7 ½' Quadrangle, La Paz County, Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey Digital Geologic Map DGM-116, scale 1:24,000, 1 sheet.

Ferguson, C.A. and Cook, J.P., 2016, Geologic map of the Mount Nutt 7½' Quadrangle, Mohave County, Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Digital Geologic Map 118, one map plate, 1:24,000 map scale.

Pearthree, K.S. and Youberg, A., 2016, Geologic Map of Bonita and Rhyolite Canyons, Chiricahua National Monument, Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Contributed Report, CR-16-F, 9 p, 1 map plate (map scale 1:12,000).

Briggs, D.F., 2016, History of the Copper Mountain (Morenci) Mining District, Greenlee County, Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Contributed Report CR-16-C, 77 p, 2 appendices.

Skotnicki, S.J., 2016, Geology of the McDowell Mountains. Arizona Geological Survey Contributed Map CM-16-A, 1 map plate.

Allison, M.L., and Spencer, J.E., 2016, Review of a US Geological Survey Scientific Misconduct Incident that Potentially Affected Mining and Land Management on Federal Land in Northern Arizona

Arizona Geological Survey, 2016, Earth Fissure Map of the Chandler Heights Study Area: Pinal and Maricopa Counties, Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey Digital Map - Earth Fissure Map 1 (DM-EF-1) v. 3.0, map scale 1:24,000.

Arizona Geological Survey, 2016, Earth Fissure Map of the Picacho Mountains SE Study Area: Pinal County, Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Digital Map DM-EF-17 v 1.0, map scale 1:24,000.

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