Arizona Geological Survey Open File Reports


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Published: 2011
On 3 May 1887, a magnitude 7.2 earthquake rippled across Sonora, Mexico, and southern Arizona. Phil Pearthree, Chief of the Environmental Geology division of the Arizona Geological Survey, revisits...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-11-07

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Published: 2011
This six minute video, filmed on location in the Chino Valley, describes the geometry and timing of fault activity on the Little Chino Fault. This is an active fault with a moderate recurrence rate...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-11-09

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Published: 2011
A 6-minute video describing the Quaternary history of the Big Chino fault in Chino Valley, Yavapai County, Arizona. The video was shot at the Big Chino fault and shows the late Pleistocene fault...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-11-08

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Published: 2011
Introduction The Arizona Geological Survey (AZGS) helps protect lives and property from geologic risks and contributes to the discovery and characterization of natural resources for their wise use...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-11-10

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Published: 2010
Geologic map of piedmont, and stream channel and alluvium deposits of the Empire Ranch 7.5' quadrangle of the east side of the Santa Rita Mountains, Pima County, Arizona. Map scale 1:24,000.
Resource Identifiers: OFR-10-03

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Published: 2010
The Arizona Geological Survey prepared and submitted proposals for system design, including data and metadata types, standards and protocols, and testing the system prototype, as part of a...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-10-04

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Published: 2010
This dating technique assessment demonstrates how landform surface age estimates can be used in the evaluation of alluvial fan flood hazards in Maricopa County, Arizona. Detailed geomorphic mapping...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-10-05

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Published: 2010
This study evaluated methods to quantify the risk of debris-flow initiation and runout potential to impact alluvial fan flooding hazards in Maricopa County. Debris flows are unsteady, non-uniform,...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-10-01

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Published: 2009
The purpose of this research project is to determine the origin of the materials used to construct the Black Hills Dam in order to restore the landscape to pre-dam conditions. The Black Hills Dam...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-09-01

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Published: 2009
The essential process in continuous casting is cooling and solidification of the cast medium during heat loss across a slip surface followed by extrusion from a mold. There are implications here for...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-09-03

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Published: 2009
The 1 Alpine-Federal geothermal test, at an elevation of 8,556 feet in eastern Arizona, was drilled by the Arizona Department of Commerce and U.S. Department of Energy to obtain information about the...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-94-01

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Published: 2009
Bedrock Geologic Map of the Northern Part of the Empire Ranch 7.5' Quadrangle, Pima County, Arizona, 1 sheet, map scale 1:24,000.
Resource Identifiers: OFR-09-05

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Published: 2009
Geologic Map of the Helvetia 7.5' Quadrangle, Pima County, Arizona. One sheet, map scale 1:24,000.
Resource Identifiers: OFR-09-06

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Published: 2012
Northeastern Arizona is underlain by the southwestern part of the Colorado Plateau, an area of gently dipping to slightly folded Paleozoic and Mesozoic strata that include porous and permeable...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-12-10

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Published: 2008
The Arizona Geological Survey (AZGS) is tasked by statue to undertake comprehensive mapping of earth fissures and deliver earth fissure map data to the State's Internet Map Server (IMS) for...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-08-02

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Published: 2008
The two-day workshop held February 21-22, 2007 included representatives of the Association of American State Geologists (AASG) and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The group recommended that the...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-08-01

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Published: 2008
In 2006, Arizona enacted legislation that directed the Arizona Geological Survey to map earth fissures in the state, required that the presence of earth fissures be disclosed in real estate...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-08-03

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Published: 2008
This field trip guide was created for a Project WET conference held in Tucson, Arizona, June, 2007. This guide discusses the general geology of the Santa Catalina Mountains in Sabino Canyon, and...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-08-05

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Published: 2008
Arizona has experienced a dramatic increase in area burned by wildfires during the drought of the past decade. Over 1.8 million acres of Arizona wildlands burned during the four-year period between...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-08-08

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Published: 2008
Recent analysis of subsurface data indicates a resource containing from 0.7 to 2.5 billion metric tons of potash in the Holbrook basin of east-central Arizona, some of which underlies Petrified...
Resource Identifiers: OFR-08-07

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