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United States Geologic Survey Geology Homepage
United States Geological Survey (USGS) geology division provides accurate and timely research on geologic hazards, resources, and geologic processes. This site provides essential scientific information, research, and products to aid the economic development and management of the Nation's earth resources and to reduce the human and monetary effects of natural disasters. This site contains a wealth of information on the Geology Division's scientific programs, resources, hazards and landscapes.
Intended for grade levels:
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Portal:
    • Government
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
    • Geophysics
  • Natural hazards
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
USGS-authored or produced data and information are in the public domain. While the content of most USGS web pages is in the public domain, not all the information on our site is in the public domain. Some images/graphics are used by USGS with permission. For other uses, you may need to obtain permission from the copyright holder under the copyright law.
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-165
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Pat Leahey
USGS Geology Division