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

 

 

DOC Hails Governor's Signing of Conservation Law ReformsDOC Hails Governor's Signing of Conservation Law ReformsIn the spirit of reinforcing California's natural resource conservation efforts, a longstanding State program that keeps millions of acres in agricultural use or open space has been streamlined by legislation just signed by Governor Newsom.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/Governor-Signs-Conservation-Law-Reform.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/Governor-Signs-Conservation-Law-Reform.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1792021-10-15T17:15:00Z
CGS Issues New Tsunami Hazard Maps for San Francisco, Contra Costa, Santa ClaraCGS Issues New Tsunami Hazard Maps for San Francisco, Contra Costa, Santa ClaraToday CGS issued new interactive Tsunami Hazard Area maps for counties of San Francisco, Santa Clara, and Contra Costa,​​ useful for evacuation planning in an extraordinary event. These maps allow users to type in an address to determine whether the property is within a tsunami hazard area. https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CGS-Issues-New-Tsunami-Hazard-Maps-for-San-Francisco-Contra-Costa-Santa-Clara-Counties.aspx, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/CGS-Issues-New-Tsunami-Hazard-Maps-for-San-Francisco-Contra-Costa-Santa-Clara-Counties.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1672021-07-08T15:00:00Z
CGS Releases New Tsunami Hazard Maps for Los Angeles CountyCGS Releases New Tsunami Hazard Maps for Los Angeles CountyAs California begins Tsunami Preparedness Week, the California Geological Survey (CGS) has released a new interactive Tsunami Hazard Area map for Los Angeles County.The map allows users to type in an address to determine whether the property is within a zone. https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/Tsunami-Prep-Week-CGS-Issues-New-Tsunami-Maps-LA.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/Tsunami-Prep-Week-CGS-Issues-New-Tsunami-Maps-LA.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1592021-03-22T17:00:00Z
After Wildfire, Geologists Prepare for the Next Hazard: Debris FlowsAfter Wildfire, Geologists Prepare for the Next Hazard: Debris FlowsAs firefighters bring some of this year's most devastating wildfires to heel, California Geological Survey (CGS) geologists and CAL FIRE teams scout the blackened ground for signs of a secondary hazard - potential debris flows. https://calconservation.blog/2021/09/30/after-wildfire-geologists-prepare-hazard-debris-flows/, https://calconservation.blog/2021/09/30/after-wildfire-geologists-prepare-hazard-debris-flows/https://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1772021-09-30T17:15:00Z
30 Years After Loma Prieta, CGS Continues Quake Safety Work30 Years After Loma Prieta, CGS Continues Quake Safety WorkAs the 30th anniversary of the devastating Loma Prieta Earthquake approaches, it’s time to take stock of California’s preparedness. This week's Notes From the Field blog post explains how our California Geological Survey (CGS) has a large role to play in that area.https://calconservation.blog/2019/10/14/30-years-after-loma-prieta-cgs-continues-to-ensure-safety-of-california/, https://calconservation.blog/2019/10/14/30-years-after-loma-prieta-cgs-continues-to-ensure-safety-of-california/https://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1222019-10-14T21:00:00Z
Uduak-Joe Ntuk Takes Reins at DOGGRUduak-Joe Ntuk Takes Reins at DOGGRUduak-Joe Ntuk was appointed State Oil & Gas Supervisor—head of DOC's Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources—by Governor Newsom effective November 18. He was petroleum administrator for the City of Los Angeles since 2016.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/About-Us/Uduak-Joe-Ntuk.aspx, /index/Pages/About-Us/Uduak-Joe-Ntuk.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1242019-11-18T21:00:00Z