WSGS Releases Geologic Map of the State
August 7 - The Wyoming State Geological Survey (WSGS) has created an improved version of the Geologic Map of Wyoming, an important visual tool displaying a variety of geologic features, from different ages of rocks and faults to the state’s river basins and mountain ranges.
WSGS Study Shows Snake and Salt Rivers Are Healthy
July 18 - Geologists with the Wyoming State Geological Survey (WSGS) have determined there are sufficient quantities of good quality groundwater in the Snake and Salt River basins to provide for future development. The WSGS completed its latest groundwater study on the Snake and Salt River basins in northwest Wyoming for the Wyoming Water Development Commission (WWDC).
WSGS Launches New Energy Resources Website
May 20 - The Wyoming State Geological Survey (WSGS) has improved its online presence with a new website dedicated to the state’s energy resources. A click of a mouse takes users to informational pages on Wyoming coal, oil and natural gas, and uranium, with each energy sector featuring web content (including free downloads) ranging from nontechnical to scientific.
Platte and Bear River Groundwater Resources Boosted Above Average Snowpack
April 23 - New reports by the Wyoming State Geological Survey (WSGS) on the groundwater resources of the Platte and Bear River basins show that the amount and quality of water in each basin varies considerably. What is certain among water scientists, however, is that snowpack plays a key role in the natural variability of Wyoming’s groundwater resources.
Earthquake Felt in Yellowstone National Park
March 30 - The University of Utah reported a light earthquake occurred at 6:34 a.m. on Sunday, March 30. The epicenter of the magnitude 4.8 shock was located 4 miles north- northeast of Norris Geyser Basin in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
Wyoming’s Geologic Wonderland Provides Energy for the Nation
February 26 - Wyoming provides the nation with reliable and cost efficient energy, while also responding to a constantly changing energy environment. The Wyoming State Geological Survey (WSGS) today released its annual energy report series highlighting the state’s energy trends in supply and demand.