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What's New?

December 2014- Regional compilation of sources of groundwater contamination (arsenic and radionuclides) , Kim, 2014. Associated paper by Kim et al, 2014 may be downloaded as a pdf.

December 2014 - Updated the Colchester bedrock map with a 4th sheet containing compiled fracture data: VG01-1 Kim, Jonathan and Thomson, Peter J., 2001, Bedrock geology of the Colchester quadrangle (12 mb pdf), Vermont, 4 plates, scale 1;24,000.

June 2014 - Poster and panorama of the rockfalls at Mt. Pisgah/Lake Willoughby

May 2014 - VGS Open File Report VG2013-4: Lens and others, 2013, Seismic hazard mapping for Williston, Vermont. Text and map (2.6 mb pdf). View on-line or order print-on-demand paper copy for $10.00.

April 2014: Poster presentation at NEGSA 2014, A GIS-based approach to characterizing Vermont's groundwater resources by Gale, Springston, Van Hoesen and Becker is posted on-line.

April 2014: Jeffersonville Landslide, 2014, Presentation to the Jeffersonville Hazard Mitigation Committee by Springston, Sevi, Kanat and Becker.

January 2014 - Report on the Geology of Vermont, 1861 by Hitchcock, Hager, Hitchcock and Hitchcock is on-line with illustrations and maps.


Recently (2014) released open file reports:

VG14-1 Kim, Jonathan, Gale, M., Chu, K., Cincotta, M. and Cuccio, L., 2014, Bedrock Geologic Map of the northern portion of the South Mountain Quadrangle, Addison County, Vermont: Vermont Geological Survey Open File Report VG14-1. View on-line Plate 1 (Map - 8 mb pdf) and text or order paper copy for $10.00.

VG14-2 Springston, George, Thomas, E., and Kim, J., 2014, Surficial Geologic Map of the northern 2/3 of the South Mountain Quadrangle, Vermont: Vermont Geological Survey Open File Report VG14-2. View map online (2 mb pdf) and text or order print-on-demand paper copy for $10.00.

Current mapping projects (2014-2015):

We have two mapping projects funded through STATEMAP. These are bedrock and surficial materials mapping in the Calais-Woodbury area.

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