Geoscience Education, Scenic adventure tours, Utah national park guides and all things geology.
The inspiration for utahgeology.com is the beauty and unsurpassed geologic exposures of Utah and the Colorado Plateau. This site tries to compliment the incredible geologic exposures of the Colorado Plateau by supplying free articles, information, teaching and data which will aid those seeking to understand the geology that makes Utah amazing.
Latest Hiking Guides (Geology Jaunts)
Colorado Plateau Paleogeographic Reconstructions
Paleogeography illustrations and information for Utah and the Colorado Plateau. Check back as we work on adding more vector map graphics (instead of rasters) allowing them to be integrated into GIS applications. We’re working on integrating these with our stratigraphic column database, allowing users to access the underlying data. …read overview
Informative information on 30 or so of the most well-known units of Utah and Colorado Plateau. The formation description pages are also linked to the image gallery, so users can see pictures of each formation and their changes in facies. …read overview
Stratigraphic Sections for Utah Areas
Stratigraphic columns from all over the state of Utah and Colorado Plateau. Columns are dynamically created from a MySQL database allowing us to use the stratigraphic information to create other dynamic online resources such as isopach/layer thickness maps, statewide formation maps and formation name correlation charts. …read overview
Geologic Road Guides for Utah’s Highways
Detailed road guides for much of the state much like the popular “Roadside Geology” books. Check back as we work on integrating many more pictures and interactive elements as well as pulling in info from the image gallery. …read overview
Annotated Geologic Aerial Photographs
This section contains/will contain aerial photos of the state and the Colorado Plateau, each with all geologic formations annotated or labeled for easy identification. …read overview
Geologic Map Application Gallery
Click a quick link here, or go to our Map Application Gallery page for descriptions of all my sweet interactive maps.