About Us

The Utah Geological Survey (UGS), a division of the Utah Department of Natural Resources, provides timely scientific information about Utah's geologic environment, resources, and hazards. For more information, see our website at http://geology.utah.gov.

The UGS Geologic Hazards Program helps protect Utah's public health and safety by investigating geologic hazards and environmental concerns involving geology; provides state and local governments and the public with information and technical services; develops small- and large-scale geologic-hazard maps; and performs detailed studies of geologic hazards.