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

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
Stephen M. Richard, Chief, Geoinformatics

Averill Cate,
IT Specialist
Ryan Clark, GIS Specialist
Helen Ireland, GIS Specialist
William Meade, IT Support Specialist
Lund Wolfe, Web Services Development

GEOLOGIC EXTENSION SERVICE
Michael Conway, Chief, Geologic Extension Service

Pam Barry-Santos, Web Designer
Michelle Harriman,
Bookstore Clerk (Temporary)



ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
lori Smith, Chief Finance & admin. officer

Paula LaRue, Business Manager
Diane Love, Interim Project Coordinator

ADMIN
Dennis Carey, Administrative Assistant II
Adrieanna Madero, Financial Student Intern

STUDENT INTERNS
Amber Mott
Leah Musil





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, 2011. All Rights Reserved.
Editor: Michael Conway