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Announcements (News Releases)


October 24-25, 2015 | Brian Gootee presents during the poster session and leads the Marcus Landslide hike at the McDowell Sonoran Preserve Research Symposium. View the agenda.

September 16, 2015 | Mike Conway presents "Earth Fissures in our Area and Landslides in the State" at 12 pm at the Southeastern Arizona Contractors Association General Membership meeting in Sierra Vista, AZ.

September 11, 2015 | AZGS's Brian Gootee joined Ted Simons on KAET's Arizona Horizon to showcase the interactive Gold King Mine sample map.

September 9, 2015 | New interactive map of Gold King Mine water sampling in CO, NM, UT and AZ. News release.

September 1, 2015 | New geologic map of Wintersburg, Arizona and environs with a section on geologic hazards by Phil Pearthree and others.

August 20, 2015 | Michael Conway presents "Earthquake hazards in Arizona," from 1-2 pm in room B106 at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Education Building, 7th and Van Buren Street, Phoenix, Arizona.

August 11, 2015 | Michael Conway presenting "Historic Seismicity of Central and Northern Arizona," at the Annual meeting of Arizona County and Tribal Emergency Managers, in Tempe, AZ from 1-1:30pm.

July 29, 2015 | Michael Conway presents "Quaternary geology of the San Pedro River Valley – a storymap approach" at Southwest Wings, Cochise College, Sierra Vista, from 3-5 pm.

July 10, 2015 | Mike Conway & Rowena Davis, presenting "Story Maps – Visualizing our World" from 2:45pm-3:45pm for the Arizona Teachers Institute (ADE) at the Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Renaissance Hotel.

July 8, 2015 | AZGS and McDowell Sonoran Field Institute collaborate on geologic study of Scottsdale's McDowell Sonoran Preserve. News release.

July 7, 2015 | Mike Conway presenting "Wildfires and debris flows in AZ: Extreme Weather Events" from 1:45pm – 2:30pm at the Project Wet Summer Seminar for Teachers, The Decision Center for a Desert City (DCDC) at Arizona State University and Arizona Project WET – Water Resources Research Center - University of Arizona.

July 6, 2015 | New geologic map of Page Springs 7.5' Quadrangle, northern Verde Valley, Yavapai County by R.F. Holm. News release.

June 29, 2015 | AZGS releases "Geodatabase of post-wildfire study basins" by Ann Youberg. News release.

June 24, 2015 | AZGS releases a new map compilation of known or suspected breccia pipes in northwestern Arizona. News release.

June 24, 2015 | AZGS Phoenix Brown Bag Series, Nyal Niemuth presents "Gold Mining in Arizona: Mineral deposits and production history," from 12 - 1 pm at the AZGS Phoenix branch office.

June 18, 2015 | Nyal Niemuth presents "Gold Mining in Arizona, Mineral deposits and production history" to the Roadrunner Prospectors Association meeting at 7:00 pm at the American Italian Club, 7509 N. 12th Street, Phoenix, AZ.

June 14-18, 2015 | AZGS hosts the 107th Annual Meeting of the Association of American State Geologists at Northern Arizona University's High Country Conference Center, Flagstaff, Arizona. News release.

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New Publications

Briggs, D.F., 2015, History of the Warren (Bisbee) Mining District, Arizona Geological Survey Contributed Report CR-15-b, 8 p.

Pearthree, P.A., Ferguson, C.A., Harris, R.C. and Cook, J.P., 2015, Geologic map of the Wintersburg 7.5' Quadrangle and parts of the Arlington, Gillespie, and Tonopah Quadrangles, Maricopa County, Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Digital Map, DGM-77, one plate, map scale 1:24,000.

Spencer, J.E. and Duncan, J.T., 2015, Fluid-inclusion characteristics of Oligocene to Miocene iron-oxide Cu-Au (IOCG) deposits in central western Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Open-File Report, OFR-15-05, 16 p., 3 appendices.

Spencer, J.E. and Niemuth, N.J., 2015, Silica-sand deposits in Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Open File Report, OFR-15-04, 8 p.

Johnson, B.J., Spencer, J.E. and Pearthree, P.A., 2015, Geologic map of the Arizona part of the Gene Wash 7.5' Quadrangle, Mohave and La Paz Counties, Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Digital Geologic Map DGM-110, 1 map plate, 1:24,000.

Briggs, D.F., 2015, Recovery of Copper by Solution Mining Methods. Arizona Geological Survey Contributed Report CR-115-A, 10 p.

Pearthree, P.A., Gootee, B.F., Richard, S.M. and Spencer, J.E., 2015, Geologic Map Database for Aggregate Resource Assessment in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area and Surrounding Regions, Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Digital Information DI-43, 11 p., map sheet, Shapefiles, ArcGIS Map Packages, polygons and geologic features.

Gootee, B.F. and Gruber, D.G., 2015, Quartz vein investigation, McDowell Sonoran Preserve, Scottsdale, Maricopa County, Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Open File Report, OFR-15-03, 69 p.

Holm, R.F., 2015, Geologic map of the Page Springs 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Yavapai County, Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Contributed Map CM-15-A, 1:24,000 map scale, 16 p, four map sheets.

Youberg A., 2015, Geodatabase of Post-Wildfire Study Basins: Assessing the predictive strengths of post-wildfire debris-flow models in Arizona, and defining rainfall intensity-duration thresholds for initiation of post-fire debris flow. Arizona Geological Survey Digital Information, DI-44, 10 p., geodatabase, and Excel workbook.

Spencer J.E., Wenrich, K. and Cole, T., 2015, Partial database for breccia pipes and collapse features on the Colorado Plateau, northwestern Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Digital Information, DI-42, 5 p., 1 map plate, shapefiles, and Excel Workbook.

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