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

California Geological Survey

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​California is the most geologically diverse and the second most seismically active state in the USA. The California Geological Survey provides scientific products and services about the state's geology, seismology and mineral resources that affect the health, safety, and business interests of the people of California. We are one of the oldest geological surveys in the nation, and today provide products and services to more people than any other state survey. –“A​ltiora Petimus”​ ​(We Reach Higher​​)

 

 

Registration Fees Waived for SMIP20 SeminarRegistration Fees Waived for SMIP20 SeminarGiven the current situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's SMIP Seminar will be entirely online, and free of charge! Visit our Upcoming Events section below for seminar details.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgshttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=702020-09-22T00:00:00Z
Blog Update: CGS Geologists Assess Fire Burn Areas for Landslide PotentialBlog Update: CGS Geologists Assess Fire Burn Areas for Landslide PotentialWildfires are a disaster that can spawn yet another disaster: debris flows. CGS scientists continue to deploy as part of a CAL FIRE-led cross agency team – Watershed Emergency Response Teams (WERTs) – studying the damage of wildfires and determining the risk of debris flow.https://calconservation.blog/2020/09/01/cgs-geologists-assess-multiple-fire-burn-areas-for-landslide-potential/, https://calconservation.blog/2020/09/01/cgs-geologists-assess-multiple-fire-burn-areas-for-landslide-potential/https://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1432020-09-17T23:00:00Z
CGS releases "A History of California’s State Geological Surveys, 1850-2015"CGS releases "A History of California’s State Geological Surveys, 1850-2015"As one of the first and longest-operating agencies in the state, the California Geological Survey has weathered more than 165 years of change. Special Publication 126 is a book chronicling the activities of California’s geological surveys between 1850 and 2015. 660 pages. $75. Hard copy only.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/publications/releases, Official releases pagehttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=692020-08-17T18:00:00Z


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AGI Earth Science Week is coming October 11-17AGI Earth Science Week is coming October 11-17TEACHERS AND PARENTS: The American Geosciences Institute's annual Earth Science Week is coming! Each day focuses on a theme, such Minerals Day, National Fossil Day, and Geologic Map day. Get details and place your order for the ESW Toolkit at http://www.earthsciweek.org/.2020-10-11T07:00:00Z2020-10-17T07:00:00Zhttp://www.earthsciweek.org/, ESW web site
SMIP'20 Seminar on Utilization of Strong Motion DataSMIP'20 Seminar on Utilization of Strong Motion DataSMIP'20 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. Given the current situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's seminar will be entirely online, and free of charge. Login instructions for the webinar will be provided to registered participants. 2020-10-22T07:00:00Z2020-10-22T07:00:00Zhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/smip/seminar, SMIP Seminar web page


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TsunamisTsunamisGeneral tsunami information, tsunami preparedness, links to tsunami inundation maps, and more.
LandslidesLandslidesInformation about landslides and landslide mapping.
Maps and DataMaps and DataLooking for California geologic maps or GIS data? Start here.
Earthquake Data and ReportsEarthquake Data and ReportsLinks to the Center for Engineering Strong Motion Data, Internet Quick Reports and Internet Data Reports, ShakeMaps, and SMIP Seminar information.
Earthquakes and FaultsEarthquakes and FaultsRecent and historic earthquakes, faults, earthquake probabilities, earthquake loss estimation, seismic hazard zonation, and more

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