PubTalk 1/2006 — Serving California's Needs

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HOW THE CALIFORNIA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY IDENTIFIES AND MAPS NATURAL HAZARDS, PROMOTES THE STATE'S ECONOMY, AND PROTECTS PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY

By George J. Saucedo and Keith L. Knudson, Geologists

  • Hear about the rich and productive 125-year history of the California Geological Survey (CGS)
  • Major emphases of CGS work are mapping the geology, assessing mineral resources, and reducing risk from natural hazards
  • CGS products and services enhance the quality of decisionmaking by local government, business, and the public
  • CGS cooperative programs with the USGS include Trinet and ShakeMaps for earthquakes, STATEMAP and SCAMP for geologic mapping
  • In October, CGS relocated their Bay Area office to the USGS in Menlo Park, incorporating the former USGS Map and Publication Sales (ESIC) and adding the full line of CGS products

Details

Image Dimensions: 200 x 136

Date Taken:

Length: 01:24:18

Location Taken: Menlo Park, CA, US

Transcript

Contact wmcesic@usgs.gov for transcript.