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Published by the Arizona Geological Survey
(Prior to Fall 1988, the Newsletter was called Fieldnotes)

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2010s (top)
2011 Vol. 41  
 
Spring / No. 1: New and Old Fissure Activity in Cochise County, Arizona
2010 Vol. 40 Winter / No. 3: Wildfire, Rain and Floods: A Case Study of the June 2010 Schultz Wildfire, Flagstaff, Arizona
Summer / No. 2: Colorado Evolution II - Flagstaff 2010 Workshop: Origin and Evolution of the Colorado River System
Spring / No. 1: Glyptodonts in Arizona: A Saga of Supercontinents, Sea Floor Spreading, Savannas, and Sabertooth Cats
2000s (top)
2009 Vol. 39 Winter / No. 3: Devil's Kitchen Sinkhole - Sedona, AZ: A Potential Geohazard
Summer / No. 2: Holocene Mapping of the San Pedro River System
Spring / No. 1: Sunset Crater Volcano (The first digital publication!)
2008 Vol. 38 Fall - Winter / No. 3: Tracking Arizona's Ancient Landscapes
Summer / No. 2: Arizona Has Potash
Spring / No. 1: Is Carbon Sequestration in Arizona's Future?
2007 Vol. 37 Fall / No. 3: Detection of a Unique Earthquake Swarm in Eastern Arizona
Summer / No. 2: Therizinosaur - Mystery of the Sickle-Claw Dinosaur
Winter - Spring / No. 1 / The Role of AZGS in Mapping Fissures in Arizona
2006 Vol. 36 Winter - Spring / No. 4 / The Role of AZGS in Mapping Fissures in Arizona
Fall / No. 3: Recent Debris Flows and Floods in Southern Arizona
Summer / No. 2: New Geologic Mapping of Petrified Forest National Park Aids in Understanding Evolution of Land Animals in Arizona
Spring / No. 1: Bigfoot Arrives in Arizona
2005 Vol. 35 Winter / No. 4: Abrupt Initiation of the Colorado River and Initial Incision of the Grand Canyon
Fall / No. 3: Drill Holes in the Luke Salt Body Penetrate Underlying Fault
Summer / No. 2: Twenty-Six Years
Spring / No. 1: The Ice Age and Impacts on Arizona
2004 Vol. 34 Winter / No. 4: Geologic Mapping in Arizona
Fall / No. 3: Fire and Sediment Deposition
Summer / No. 2: Giant Desiccation Cracks in Arizona
Spring / No. 1: Asbestos in Arizona
2003 Vol. 33 Winter / No. 4: Arizona Has Helium
Fall / No. 3: What Makes "Red Rock Country" Beautiful?
Summer / No. 2: Hello "NORM"
Spring / No. 1: Want to Drill an Oil Well?
2002 Vol. 32 Winter / No. 4: Development Devours Aggregate
Fall / No. 3: Buying or Building? Have You Considered Geologic Hazards?
Summer / No. 2: Exploring Arizona
Spring / No. 1: Arizona Has Salt
2001 Vol. 31 Winter / No. 4: Crude Oil Supply and Demand: Long-Term Trends
Fall / No. 3: Chiricahua Monument and Fort Bowie
Summer / No. 2: Energy Resources in Arizona
Spring / No. 1: Catastrophic Natural Disasters in Arizona?
2000 Vol. 30 Winter / No. 4: Volcanism in Arizona
Fall / No. 3: Arsenic in Ground Water
Summer / No. 2: Oil Prices and Geothermal Resources
Spring / No. 1: Earthquake Hazard in Arizona
1990s (top)
1999 Vol. 29 Winter / No. 4: Global Warming: A Geological Perspective
Fall / No. 3: Ground-Water Pumping Causes Arizona to Sink
Summer / No. 2: Chiricahua Monument Celebrates 75th Anniversary
Spring / No. 1: Oil and Gas in Arizona: Good News and Bad News
1998 Vol. 28 Winter / No. 4: Arizona Coal
Fall / No. 3: NEW! Geologic Highway Map
Summer / No. 2: Registration of Geologists
Spring / No. 1: Nora's Tears Cause Landowner Fears
1997 Vol. 27 Winter / No. 4: Mapping Arizona Geology
Fall / No. 3: Headline News
Summer / No. 2: Asarco Opens Mineral Discovery Center
Spring / No. 1: Earth Science Information Center
1996 Vol. 26 Winter / No. 4: Seismic Hazard in the Flagstaff Area
Fall / No. 3: Things Geologic
Summer / No. 2: Starting a New Project? We Can Save You a Lot of Time!
Spring / No. 1: National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program 1996 Awards Announced
1995 Vol. 25 Winter / No. 4: More States Pass Registration Laws
Fall / No. 3: Grand Canyon - More Rain and Rockslides
Summer / No. 2: Land-Subsidence and Earth-Fissure Information
Spring / No. 1: Kobe Earthquake
1994 Vol. 24 Winter / No. 4: H. Wesley Peirce
Fall / No. 3: Carbon Dioxide and (or) Helium Discovery Near St. Johns?
Summer / No. 2: Does Arizona Have Earthquakes?
Spring / No. 1: Oil Show in Geothermal Test
1993 Vol. 23 Winter / No. 4: New Waddell Dam Completed
Fall / No. 3: Land Subsidence in the Salt River Valley West of Phoenix
Summer / No. 2: The Arizona Floods of January and February 1993
Spring / No. 1: Geologic Maps as Interpretive Studies: An Example from the Dragoon Mountains
1992 Vol. 22 Winter / No. 4: Arizona's Meteorites
Fall / No. 3: The 1992 Landers Earthquake Sequence
Summer / No. 2: Industrial Minerals of Southeastern Arizona
Spring / No. 1: Rock Varnish and Desert Pavement Provide Geological and Archaeological Records
1991 Vol. 21 Winter / No. 4: Geologic Insights into Flood Hazards in Piedmont Areas of Arizona
Fall / No. 3: The Horseshoe Fault: Evidence for Prehistoric Surface-Rupturing Earthquakes in Central Arizona
Summer / No. 2: The Nonfuel Mineral Industry of the Southwest: 1990 Summary
Spring / No. 1: How Geologists Tell Time: Part 2: Absolute Dating Techniques
1990 Vol. 20 Winter / No. 4: How Geologists Tell Time: Part 1: Introduction and Relative Dating Techniques
Fall / No. 3: Governor Mofford Signs Environmental Education Bill
Summer / No. 2: Plate Tectonics and the Gulf of California Region
Spring / No. 1: Office of the Governor Proclamation: Centennial Celebration of Geological Survey in Arizona
1980s (top)
1989 Vol. 19 Winter / No. 4: Geology of the Vulture Gold Mine
Fall / No. 3: Proposed Wilderness Legislation: BLM Wilderness Study Areas
Summer / No. 2: Overview of the Geology and Mineral Resources of the Buckskin and Rawhide Mountains
Spring / No. 1: Petrified Wood: Legacy from a Late Triassic Landscape
1988 Vol. 18 Winter / No. 4: Congratulations, SSC Team!
Fall / No. 3: Arizona Geological Survey: A New State Agency (The first issue under the new name: Arizona Geology!)
Summer / No. 2: The Copperstone Mine: Arizona's New Gold Producer
Spring / No. 1: Recognition of Breccia Pipes in Northern Arizona
1987 Vol. 17 Winter / No. 4: Maps: The Earth on Canvas
Fall / No. 3: Arizona Geology: An Aerial Tour
Summer / No. 2: The 1887 Sonoran Earthquake: It Wasn't Our Fault
Spring / No. 1: Arizona and the Superconducting Super Collider
1986 Vol. 16 Winter / No. 4: Radon Gas: A Geologic Hazard
Fall / No. 3: A Geologic Surprise in the Grand Canyon
Summer / No. 2: Volcanic History of Arizona
Spring / No. 1: Geology of Side Canyons of the Colorado, Grand Canyon National Park
1985 Vol. 15 Winter / No. 4: Gold and Silver Extraction: the Application of Heap--Leaching Cyanidation
Fall / No. 3: Arizona's Backbone: The Transition Zone
Summer / No. 2: The Nonfuel Mineral Industry of the Southwest: 1984 Summary
Spring / No. 1: Geologic History of the South Mountains
1984 Vol. 14 Winter / No. 4: Windows of the Past: Fossils of the San Pedro Valley
Fall / No. 3: A View of Subsidence
Summer / No. 2: Doing What Comes Naturally: The "Floods" of October 1983
Spring / No. 1: Mineral and Energy Resources: Assessing Arizona's Potential
1983 Vol. 13 Winter / No. 4: Potential Geothermal Resources in Arizona
Fall / No. 3: The Future of the United States Copper Industry: Part One: The Production Side
Summer / No. 2: Helium: Origin, Use, Supply and Demand
Spring / No. 1: Asbestos: Toward a Perspective
1982 Vol. 12 Winter / No. 4: Tucson Mountain Storms Cause Damage and Change
Fall / No. 3: Volcanic Processes in Arizona
Summer / No. 2: The Search for Petroleum in Arizona
Spring / No. 1: Geologic Features of Northeastern Arizona
1981 Vol. 11 Winter / No. 4: Major Arizona Salt Deposits
Fall / No. 3: The Geological Exploration of Arizona: An Historical Perspective of the State Geologic Map
Summer / No. 2: Thermal Springs of Arizona
Spring / No. 1: The Great Southwestern Arizona Overthrust Oil and Gas Play: An Update
1980 Vol. 10 Winter / No. 4: Uranium in Arizona
Fall / No. 3: Molybdenum in Arizona
Summer / No. 2: Industrial Minerals and Rocks of Arizona
Spring / No. 1: The Great Southwestern Arizona Overthrust Oil and Gas Play: Drilling Commences
1970s (top)
1979 Vol. 9 Winter / No. 4: Geothermal Space Heating/Cooling: A Direct Use of Naturally Occurring Hot Water in Southern Arizona
Fall / No. 3: Cenozoic History and Uranium
Summer / No. 2: Subsidence-Fissures and Faults in Arizona
Spring / No. 1: Earthquakes
1978 Vol. 8 Winter / No. 4: Bowie Zeolite: An Arizona Industrial Mineral
Fall / No. 3: Back to Basics: Mineral - Vegetable - Animal: No Ground, No Flea - No You, No Me
Spring - Summer / Nos. 1-2: The Domestic Copper Industry: An Industry Under Seige
1977 Vol. 7 Fall-Winter / Nos. 3-4: Bureau Receives Earthquake-Recording Equipment
Summer / No. 2: We're Changing Our Name!
Spring / No. 1: Arizona Uranium: The Search Heats Up
1976 Vol. 6 Fall-Winter / Nos. 3-4: The Palo Verde Nuclear Power Station: Geotechnical Considerations in Site Selection
Summer / No. 2: Arizona's Water Supply -- Some Reflections
Spring / No. 1: Earthquakes in Arizona
1975 Vol. 5 Winter / No. 4: Coal: Arizona's Most Important Energy Resource?
Fall / No. 3: Geology and Land-Use Planning
Summer / No. 2: Technology - The Future of Raw Material Supply
Spring / No. 1: Pima County Moves on Geologic Hazards
1974 Vol. 4 Winter / No. 4: Geology at Arizona's Universities
Fall / No. 3: Mineral Technology Research in the Arizona Bureau of Mines
Summer / No. 2: Minerals Exploration and Land-Use Planning
Spring / No. 1: Energy - Crisis vs. Shortage
1973 Vol. 3 Winter / No. 4: Bedrock Shoulders and Land Use
Fall / No. 3: Geologic Conditions and Highways: Some of the Effects of Geology on HIghway Planning and Construction
Summer / No. 2: Evaporite Developments: Thickest Anhydrite in the World?
Spring / No. 1: Archaeological Resources and Land-Use Planning: An Archaeologist Speaks
1972 Vol. 2 Winter / No. 4: Copper Mining and Arizona Land Use Planning: A Geologist Speaks
Fall / No. 3: Geologic Hazards and Land-Use Planning
Summer / No. 2: The Earth Resources Technology Satellite Over Arizona
Spring / No. 1: A Note from the Director: The "Consuming" Consumer
1971 Vol. 1 Winter / No. 4: Leaching Oxide Copper
Fall / No. 3: The Economic Importance of Mineral Industry Land Use in Arizona
Summer / No. 2: Search and Research
Spring / No. 1: What's Up Down There?