The geology of Kane County, Utah: geology, mineral resources, and geologic hazards (B-124)
By: H. H. Doelling, F. D. Davis, and C. J. Brandt Kane County, with its 4105 square miles, lies along the south-central margin of Utah and is found in the western part of the Colorado Plateaus physiographic province. It is...
Engineering geology of Park City, Summit County, Utah (SS-66)
By: H. E. Gill and W. R. LundPark City began as a mining community in the late 1860s and mining continued actively in the area for more than 100 years. In the 1970s skiing surpassed mining as the major industry...
Geologic hazards and adverse construction conditions, St. George-Hurricane metropolitan area, Washington County, Utah (SS-127)
By: W. R. Lund, T. R. Knudsen, G. S. Vice, and L. M. ShawThe St. George-Hurricane metropolitan area is one of the nation?s fastest growing regions. As land well suited for development becomes increasingly scarce, urbanization has moved into less...
Water-related geologic problems of 1983 - Utah occurrences by County (MP 89-4)
By: B. N. Kaliser Twenty-four counties in Utah were surveyed in 1983-84 to compile this summary of known geological events related to the 1983 wet year. It is hoped that this summary and the one by Davis will provide a...
Suggested approach to geologic hazards ordinances in Utah (C-79)
By: G. E. Christenson The purpose of geologic hazards ordinances is to encourage prudent land uses in areas of geologic hazards for the protection of the health, safety, and property of the citizens of the city or county enacting the...
Engineering geologic case studies in Utah, 1986 (SS-68)
By: W. R. Lund, editorThe intent of this report is to provide geologic, hydrologic, and soils information on the Mt. Pleasant watershed which will allow city planners and others to evaluate development proposals by recognizing geologic hazards and identifying land-use...
Characterization and hazard zonation of the Meadow Creek landslide affecting State Route 9, part of the Coal Hill landslide complex, western Kane County, Utah (SS-131)
By: F. X. Ashland, G. N. McDonald, L. M. Shaw, and J. A. Bay Contains a 31-page report and two accompanying plates detailing the results of geologic and geophysical investigations of the Meadow Creek landslide in western Kane County, Utah,...
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Engineering geology for land-use planning for a parcel of state-owned land east of Washington County, Utah (RI-212)
By: R. H. Klauk and W. E. MulveyThe purpose of this investigation was to inventory geologic conditions on the property, including geologic hazards, and present that information in a format that would allow the Division of State Lands and Forestry...
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Stability of the Pine Ridge landslide at Timber Lakes Estates, Wasatch County, Utah: implications for future development and land-use planning (PI-53)
By: F. X. Ashland and M. D. Hylland This pamphlet provides a nontechnical summary of the results of the Utah Geological Survey’s preliminary slope-stability evaluation of the Pine Ridge landslide at the Timber Lakes Estates in Wasatch County, and discusses...
Interim map showing shear-wave-velocity characteristics of engineering geologic units in the Salt Lake City, Utah metropolitan area (OFR-424)
By: F. X. Ashland and G. N. McDonaldEmpirical correlation between earthquake ground-motion amplification and the average shear-wave velocity in the upper 30 meters below the ground surface (Vs30) provides the basis of the site classes in the International Building Code....
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Engineering geologic map folio, Springdale, Washington County, Utah (OFR-340)
By: B. J. Solomon This publication is an engineering folio for the Springdale area. Three of the six plates deal with different hazards, which are: landslide hazards; flood hazards and problem soils; and earthquake hazards, shallow ground-water, rock-fall hazards, and...
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Engineering geologic map folio, western Wasatch County, Utah (OFR-319)
By: M. D. Hylland, M. Lowe, and C. E. Bishop This publication is an engineering folio for western Wasatch County. Four plates detail the landslide hazards in the area. Four plates detail the flood hazards, earthquake hazards, and problem soils...
Damage potential index mapping for Salt Lake Valley, Utah (MP 93-4)
By: S. M. Adan and K. M. RollinsThe fact that local soil conditions play a major role in determining the intensity of earthquake shaking has been recognized by seismologists and engineers for many years. Recently, a number of major earthquakes...
Collapsible soil hazard map for the southern Wasatch Front, Utah (MP 90-1)
By: R. L. Owens and K. M. Rollins Soil collapse is usually associated with human activities such as irrigation, construction of canals, or disposal of wastewater that introduce water into a relatively dry environment. Although soil collapse is generally not...
Proceedings of the 35th Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals - The Intermountain West Forum 1999 (MP 01-2)
By: R. L. Bon, R. F. Riordan, B. T. Tripp, and S. T. Krukowski, editorsThis publication includes 23 papers from the 35th Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals ? The Intermountain West Forum. These papers include:1.) Tidewater deposits of...
A plan to reduce losses from geologic hazards in Utah - Recommendations of the Governor's Geologic Hazards Working Group 2006-2007 (C-104)
By: G. E. Christenson and F. X. Ashland, compilers Statewide losses from landslides in 2005 and 2006 likely exceeded $10 million and brought much public and media attention to the risks and challenges of building on hillsides in Utah. Utah...
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