Mt. Soledad landslide in La Jolla, CA - October 2007

California Geological Survey

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The California Geological Survey is one of the oldest geological surveys in the nation. Our mission is to provide scientific products and services about the state's geology, seismology, and minerals that affect the health, safety, and business interests of the people of California. –“Altiora Petimus” (We Reach Higher)

 

 

Job Posting: Engineering Geologist - Seismic HazardsJob Posting: Engineering Geologist - Seismic HazardsThe California Geological Survey is seeking an ENGINEERING GEOLOGIST to review geotechnical reports prepared for critical facilities. Visit https://bit.ly/38YkZxa for job details. The application deadline is 9/30/2021. To be hired, you must have passed the E.G. examination https://bit.ly/2VcwVbchttps://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=267033, Link to job posting at CalCareershttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=862021-09-10T20:00:00Z
Job Posting: Engineering Geologist - Geological MappingJob Posting: Engineering Geologist - Geological MappingThe California Geological Survey is seeking ENGINEERING GEOLOGISTS to support 2D and 3D geological mapping. Visit https://bit.ly/3t9f1CQ for job details. The application deadline is 9/20/2021. To be hired, you must have passed the E.G. examination https://bit.ly/2VcwVbchttps://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=266063, Link to job posting at CalCareershttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=852021-09-02T16:00:00Z
California Geological Survey's Active Fault Reports Now Available OnlineCalifornia Geological Survey's Active Fault Reports Now Available OnlineOver 4,000 fault investigation reports are now available online. Required by the Alquist–Priolo Earthquake Fault Zoning Act, the reports help protect public safety and property from the dangerous and costly hazard of surface fault rupture. Use the maps to explore areas by street address and keyword.https://maps.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/informationwarehouse/apreports/, https://maps.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/informationwarehouse/apreports/https://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1702021-07-27T22:00:00Z

 

 

Calendar of geology-related events and anniversariesCalendar of geology-related events and anniversariesSubscribe to our Public Calendar of Events and never miss an important date: Anniversaries of major earthquakes · The Great Shakeout · SMIP Seminar · California Science Teachers Conference...and more!2021-09-08T07:00:00Z2022-09-08T07:00:00Zhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/events, Link to Public Calendar of Events page
SMIP'21 Seminar on Utilization of Strong Motion DataSMIP'21 Seminar on Utilization of Strong Motion DataSMIP'21 registration is now open! The California Geological Survey facilitates this annual seminar to transfer recent strong-motion research findings to practicing seismic design professionals, earth scientists and earthquake response personnel. REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14; however, given the ongoing situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's seminar will again be entirely online, and free of charge. Login instructions for the webinar will be provided to registered participants. 2021-10-21T07:00:00Z2021-10-21T07:00:00Zhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/smip/seminar, SMIP Seminar web page


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