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Bulletins (B) & Circulars (C): Formal geologic maps and reports published prior to 2001. Largely replaced by our open-file series. E.g., B-195 Geology of the South Mountain, Central Arizona, S.J. Reynolds, 1985, 61 p., 1 pl. 1:24:000.
Digital Information (DI): Digital data files released now on CD-roms. Contains Arc/INFO, ArcView, or ArcGIS data files. E.g., DI-8, Geologic Map of Arizona, GIS Database, v. 3.0, (edn.) S.M. Richard & S>M. Kneale, 1998, 10 p., 1 CD-rom, Arc/INFO export field (e.00) format.
Down to Earth Series: AZGS award-winning non-technical book series. E.g., Geologic Guide to Saguaro National Park, J.V. Bezy, 2005, 36 p.
Maps (M): Geologic maps of Arizona, scale variable and paper copies only. E.g. M-33, Arizona Geologic Highway Map, scale 1:100,000, available as folded map.
Digital Geologic Maps (DGM): Geologic maps at 1:24,000 scale, frequently with reports. DGMs are packaged on CD-roms, but paper copies are available at our Tucson bookstore. E.g., DGM-30, Geologic Map of the Samaniego Peak 7.5’ Quadrangle, Pima County, Arizona, v. 1.0, B.J. Johson, C.A. Ferguson, P.A. Pearthree, and W.A. Stavast, 2003, 1 CD-rom.
Miscellaneous Maps (MM) & Contributed Maps (CM): Geologic maps produced by geologists not affiliated with AZGS. Replaced by Contributed Maps series in January 1989; CM maps produced since 2004 are available in digital format (.pdfs). E.g., MM-87-D, Bedrock Geology from New River Mesa to the Northern Phoenix Basin, Arizona, K.J. Jagiello, 1987, scale 1:24,000.
Oil & Gas Publications (OG): A broad variety of reports and maps related to oil and gas resources in Arizona. E.g. OG-35, Oil and Natural Gas Occurrence in Arizona, S.L. Rauzi, 2002, chart (OGCC Chart C-1).
Special Papers (SP): Geologic reports or maps frequently produced by non-AZGS geologists. E.g., SP-8, Geologic and Gravimetric Investigations of the Carefree Basin, Maricopa County, Arizona, P.L. Doorn and T.L. Pewe, 1991, 187 p. scale 1:24,000 and 1:48,000, 10 sheets.
Contributed Reports (CR): Geologic reports drafted by non-AZGS geologists since January 1989. e.g., CR-01-C, Geologic Field Guide to the Copper Butte Area, Eastern Pinal County, Arizona, W.R. Dickinson, 2001, 16 p.
Open-File Reports (OFR): OFR’s provide AZGS with medium for rapid dissemination of field investigations. E.g., OFR-04-01, Giant Desiccation Cracks in Arizona, R.C. Harris, 2004, 93 p.
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Arizona Geological Society (AGS): Guidebooks and geologic reports produced by non-AZGS geologists for AGS. E.g., AGS-21, Desert Heat – Volcanic Fiere, The Geologic History of the Tucson Mountains and Southern Arizona, D.A. Kring, 2002, Digest, v. 21, 103 p.
Other Non-AZGS Publications (NP): A broad collection of geologic reports, maps, and satellite images. E.g., NP-37, Santa Catalina Mountains Satellite Image Map, J.C. Dohrenwend, 2002, scale 1:63,360.
USGS Topographic maps for Arizona are available at 1;24,000 scale.
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