The Southwest Field Office of the USGS Western Mineral Resources is a multi-disciplinary team of geologists, geophysicists, geochemists, GIS and remote sensing specialists working together to assess the mineral resources and mineral related environmental problems of the southwestern United States as well as throughout the nation. The team focuses its work on several thematic tasks, including: minerals, the environment, and public health; sustainability and societal need; the economy and public policy; and priority activities supporting all Mineral Resource Program studies.
Projects at the Southwest Field Office - ongoing and recent project information, web sites, and products from the Southwest Field Office of the USGS Western Mineral Resources
Meet the Team - biographies and photos of some of the folks who work at the Southwest Field Office of the USGS Western Mineral Resources
USGS Western Mineral Resources - program information, publications, products, and interesting facts about minerals
Of Particular Interest...
USGS Western Region Geology - Geologic research and activities throughout the western United States.