In Memoriam: John Rold

Title: In Memoriam: John Rold Authors: Celia Greenman, Vince Matthews and Lee Gerhard Publication: The Outcrop, November 2012, p. 39-40 Colorado lost a living legend recently with the passing of John Rold, perhaps best known as the State Geologist of Colorado from 1969 to 1992. Born a rancher’s son, John grew up surrounded by wildlife in the rural … More In Memoriam: John Rold

Colorado Geological Survey Honored

Title: Colorado Geological Survey Honored Publication: The Outcrop, September 2012, p. 13 The Colorado Geological Survey has been awarded the Frye Award by the Geological Society of America. The award is to John T. Neubert, Jeffery P. Kurtz, Dana J. Bove, and Matthew A. Sares, 2011, Natural Acid Rock Drainage Associated with Hydrothermally Altered Terrane in Colorado, Colorado Geological Survey Bulletin … More Colorado Geological Survey Honored

President’s Column – August 2012

Title: Thoughts About the Colorado Geological Survey Author: Pete Varney Publication: The Outcrop, August 2012, p. 14-15 This month, I’m stepping back from my series on energy resources to discuss the future of the Colorado Geological Survey and to ask you to take an active part in helping your representatives make an important decision. There is still time to make a difference… … More President’s Column – August 2012

Earthquakes Triggered by Humans in Colorado

Title: Earthquakes Triggered by Humans in Colorado—a background paper by the Colorado Geological Survey Publication: The Outcrop, June 2012, p. 13-17 TABLE OF CONTENTS Natural Earthquakes and Earthquakes Triggered by Humans in Colorado Hydraulic Fracturing (Hydro-fracs) and Earthquakes Waste Fluid Disposal from Oil & Gas Operations and Earthquakes The Trinidad Earthquakes The Colorado Oil and Gas … More Earthquakes Triggered by Humans in Colorado

Colorado Geological Survey Unveils New Website and Facebook Page

Title: Colorado Geological Survey Unveils New Website and Facebook Page Publication: The Outcrop, April 2012, p. 20 Please visit our new website. It is loaded with data and free goodies. For instance, 227 of our out-of-print publications can be downloaded for free in PDF format. A newly-designed map server allows you to view several statewide maps of interest. Our online Niobrara … More Colorado Geological Survey Unveils New Website and Facebook Page

Colorado Geological Survey Announces New Denver Basin Publication

Title: Colorado Geological Survey Announces New Denver Basin Publication Publication: The Outcrop, February 2012, p. 12 Colorado Geological Survey’s new publication, “Denver basin geologic maps: bedrock geology, structure, and isopach maps of the upper Cretaceous to Paleogene strata between Greeley and Colorado Springs, Colorado” contains data and maps that could be of interest to folks in … More Colorado Geological Survey Announces New Denver Basin Publication

RMAG Member Receives Award

Title: RMAG Member Receives Award Author: Jim Cappa, Colorado Geological Survey Publication: The Outcrop, February 2000, p. 6 Robert Kirkham, a geologist with the Colorado Geological Survey [editor’s note: and also a member of RMAG], received the Colorado Scientific Society Past President’s Award for the Best Paper of 1999. Bob’s paper, “Dissolution of evaporite causes widespread … More RMAG Member Receives Award

Luncheon – October 5, 2007

Title: Science and Service for the People of Colorado, or what has YOUR Geological Survey done for you lately? Speaker: Vince Matthews, State Geologist of Colorado Date: October 5, 2007 Publication: The Outcrop, October 2007, p. 20 The Colorado Geological Survey’s (CGS) activities and research fall into five broad categories: Avalanche Forecasting & Safety; Geologic Hazards; … More Luncheon – October 5, 2007

Tragedy at the Colorado Geological Survey

Title: Tragedy at the Colorado Geological Survey Publication: The Outcrop, August 2007, p. 42 The Rocky Mountain geological community is shocked and disturbed by the murder of Alyssa Heberton-Morimoto, a Colorado Geological Survey intern. On June 26 while mapping in the San Isabel National Forest, Morimoto was working with Karen Houck, also in service of the … More Tragedy at the Colorado Geological Survey

Tourist Guide to Colorado Geology: Colorado Geologic Survey

Title: Tourist Guide to Colorado Geology: Colorado Geologic Survey, Vincent Matthews, Compiler, 2009 Reviewed by Kristine Peterson Publication: The Outcrop, August 2009, p. 10 The new Tourist Guide To Colorado Geology from the Colorado Geologic Survey is a geologic highway map unlike most you have seen. It is actually a mini-geologic lesson and guide to points … More Tourist Guide to Colorado Geology: Colorado Geologic Survey