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AZGS geologists bring decades of experience to geological mapping projects.
USGS ranks Arizona #2 in nonfuel mineral production in 2017 with $6.61 billion generated.
Gov. Ducey's 2019 fiscal year budget includes a Special Line Appropriation for the Survey of $941,000.
Ann Youberg, Senior Research Scientist overseeing the AZGS geologic hazards group, will be participating in the North American Symposium on Landslides in Roanoke, Virginia, next week.
Arizona National Monuments currently under review by the Secretary of the Interior.
The AZGS was notified last week that we will be receiving $64k from the National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program, administered by the USGS, for FY18.
Gov. Ducey signed the FY 2018 budget bill passed the previous day by the Senate and the House. This bill includes funding of $941,000 for AZGS, so as of 1 July we will once again receive state-allocated funds to perform our duties as detailed in state statute.
Gov. Doug Ducey signed SB1415 transferring the Polly Rosenbaum Bldg. and the physical assets of the former Arizona Mining and Mineral Museum (AMMM) to the University of Arizona (UA).
AZGS funding bill (SB1184) comes before AZ House Appropriations Committee - 15 March
Phil Pearthree, Ph.D., is the new director of the Arizona Geological Survey. As part of his duties, Dr. Pearthree assumes the role of Arizona State Geologist.
Dr. M. Lee Allison, State Geologist and Director of the Arizona Geological Survey, passed away Tuesday, August 16th, at noon after suffering a critical head injury from a fall at his home on Saturday.