MISSION
To inform and advise the public about the geologic character of Arizona in order to increase understanding and encourage prudent development of the State's land, water, mineral, and energy resources.

PUBLIC INFORMATION

Inform the public by answering inquiries, preparing and selling maps and reports, maintaining a library, databases, and a website, giving talks, and leading fieldtrips.

GEOLOGIC MAPPING
Map and describe the origin and character of rock units and their weathering products.

HAZARDS AND LIMITATIONS

Investigate geologic hazards and limitations such as earthquakes, land subsidence, flooding, and rock solution that may affect the health and welfare of the public or impact land and resource management.

ENERGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES
Describe the origin, distribution, and character of metallic, non-metallic, and energy resources and identify areas that have potential for future discoveries.

OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION COMMISSION

Assist in carrying out the rules, orders, and policies established by the Commission, which regulates the drilling, for and production of oil, gas, helium, carbon dioxide, and geothermal resources.



STATE OF ARIZONA

JAN BREWER, GOVERNOR
ARIZONA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
M. Lee Allison
Director and State Geologist

GEOLOGISTS
Jon E. Spencer, Senior Geologist

Michael Conway, Chief, Geologic Extension Service
Joseph P. Cook, Geologist II
Charles A. Ferguson, Research Geologist
Brian Gootee, Research Geologist
Brad johnson, Project Geologist
Michael K. Mahan, Project Geologist

Phillip A. Pearthree, Chief, Environmental Geology
Steven L. Rauzi, Oil & Gas Administrator
Ann Youberg, Research Geologist

Jeri J. Young, Research Geologist

GEOINFORMATICS STAFF
Stephen M. Richard, Chief, Geoinformatics

Daniel Anderson, Graphics Designer I
Ryan Clark
, GIS Specialist
Wolfgang Grunberg,
IT Specialist
Helen Ireland, GIS Specialist
Dominique Villela, Web Developer



ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
lori Smith, Chief Finance & admin. officer

Paula LaRue, Business Manager
Catherine Martinez-Wells, Program Manager

IT STAFF
William Meade, IT Manager

AZGS BOOKSTORE
a. Marie Madero, Bookstore Manager








ARIZONA GEOLOGY is published three times annually by the Arizona Geological Survey (AZGS), an executive branch agency of the State of Arizona. Send comments to AZGS at 416 W. Congress Street, Suite 100, Tucson, AZ 85701, call 520.770.3500
or email michael.conway@azgs.az.gov.


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Arizona Geology is published by the Arizona Geological Survey. | © The Arizona Geological Survey, 2010. All Rights Reserved.
Editor: Michael Conway | Web Developer: Dominique Villela