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

 

 

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-releaseshttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=832018-10-04T15:00:00Z
Scientists on the Front LineScientists on the Front LineGet the facts on post-fire debris flow, including the difference between mudflows, mudslides, and landslides. California Geological Survey scientists are part of CAL FIRE-assembled teams that assess the potential for flooding and debris flows in areas impacted by recent wildfires.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.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=912019-01-16T20:00:00Z
California’s Non-Fuel Mineral Production in 2017California’s Non-Fuel Mineral Production in 2017California ranked fifth – after Nevada, Arizona, Texas, and Alaska – in the value of non-fuel mineral production in 2017, according to a new report. The market value of these minerals - lead by construction sand and gravel - was about $3.6 billion. https://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/minerals/mineral-production, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/cgs/minerals/mineral-productionhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1132019-05-09T16:00:00Z
Cal State Fullerton Names CGS Scientist '2019 Geology Alumna of the Year'Cal State Fullerton Names CGS Scientist '2019 Geology Alumna of the Year'Janis Hernandez of the California Geological Survey (CGS) was recently awarded 2019 Alumna of the Year by the California State University, Fullerton Geology Department.https://calconservation.blog/2019/05/16/cal-state-fullerton-names-cgs-scientist-2019-geology-alumna-of-the-year/, https://calconservation.blog/2019/05/16/cal-state-fullerton-names-cgs-scientist-2019-geology-alumna-of-the-year/https://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1162019-05-16T15:00:00Z