Researchers & Educators

​As part of our work to foster the thoughtful, sustainable, and efficient use of California's energy, land, and mineral resources, DOC develops earth science materials including data, maps, publications, and more. 

Researchers & Educators

 

 

CGS Scientists Map Burned AreaCGS Scientists Map Burned AreaOne of the many services provided by the California Geological Survey is post-wildfire assessment of the potential for mudslides. Working with CAL FIRE, CGS sent a crew of geologists to Riverside County to map potential hazards following the recent Holy Fire. https://www.conservation.ca.gov/Documents/2015 CGS post-fire landslide reponse.pdf, http://www.conservation.ca.gov/Documents/2015 CGS post-fire landslide reponse.pdf2018-09-17T19:00:00Z
DOC Launches New Audience-Focused Website and LogoDOC Launches New Audience-Focused Website and LogoToday we re-launched our website with a new logo and site built to connect users to the wealth of natural resources data and services they use most. Read more and provide your feedback on our new experience.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/websiterelaunch.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/websiterelaunch.aspx2018-10-02T12:00:00Z
Seismic Hazards Shown in San Mateo, Contra Costa CountiesSeismic Hazards Shown in San Mateo, Contra Costa CountiesCalifornia Geological Survey today issued five Preliminary Seismic Hazard Zone maps covering portions of Contra Costa and San Mateo counties.http://www.consrv.ca.gov/cgs/preliminary-releases, http://www.consrv.ca.gov/cgs/preliminary-releases2018-10-04T15:00:00Z
Status of Proposed Underground Injection Control, Idle Well Regulations Status of Proposed Underground Injection Control, Idle Well Regulations The Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources is reviewing public comments received for two proposed regulatory packages: underground injection control and idle wells. Read rulemaking documents here.http://www.consrv.ca.gov/index/Pages/rulemaking.aspx, http://www.consrv.ca.gov/index/Pages/rulemaking.aspx2018-11-16T17:20:00Z
Scientists on the Front LineScientists on the Front LineCalifornia Geological Survey scientists are part of CAL FIRE-assembled teams that are assessing the potential for flooding and debris flows in areas impacted by recent wildfires. Get the facts on post-fire debris flow, including the difference between mudflows, mudslides, and landslides.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/Fact-sheets/Post-Fire-Debris-Flow-Facts.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/Fact-sheets/Post-Fire-Debris-Flow-Facts.aspx2018-11-19T22:00:00Z
SALC Program Awards $48 Million for Ag EasementsSALC Program Awards $48 Million for Ag EasementsCap-and-trade funded program will conserve approximately 10,721 acres of high-value and productive agricultural land through 17 easements in 13 counties. https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/SALC-Conserves-More-Ag-Land-for-Climate-Benefits.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/SALC-Conserves-More-Ag-Land-for-Climate-Benefits.aspx2018-11-28T22:00:00Z