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Wyoming State Geological Survey

WSGS Launches Web Map Showcasing Roadside Geology to see when Traveling to Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone became the world’s first national park in 1872. The unique geology found inside the park is a big attraction, bringing millions of tourists to Wyoming every year. However, the Cowboy State has plenty of other fascinating geology to see…

WSGS Releases 2021 Summaries of Wyoming’s Oil, Natural Gas, and Critical Mineral Resources

The Wyoming State Geological Survey (WSGS) released two reports that provide brief status updates on recent and future developments in the state’s hydrocarbon and mineral industries. This year’s annual oil and natural gas report emphasizes the importance of pipeline infrastructure,…

Study assesses critical mineral potential in Kemmerer Coal Field deposits

◆ The goal is to establish a baseline dataset. Provided by the Wyoming State Geological Survey A new WSGS project kicked off this summer assessing the critical mineral potential of coals in the Kemmerer Coal Field. The goal is to…

Earth Science Week Toolkits now available 

The Wyoming State Geological Survey (WSGS) is once again offering complimentary toolkits to science classrooms across the state in celebration of Earth Science Week 2020. The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) provides 50 toolkits to the WSGS to distribute to Wyoming…