October 11 - 17, 2020 is Earth Science Week. Join us this coming fall as we focus on this year’s theme “Earth Materials in our Lives.” Check back here for dates for our 2020 Annual Open House.
Designation of State Geologic Sites is moving forward, with our the most recent designation being Falling Waters State Park in October 2019. Click here to learn more the State Geologic Site Designation Program.
Click here to see the latest edition of the FGS News and Research to learn about ongoing geoscience projects. Past FGS newsletters are found here.
The FGS recently completed scanning thousands of 35 mm photo slides. View the new FGS Photo Collection.
The FGS initiated a study on the cost benefit of statewide LiDAR. The report informed elected officials, who appropriated funds for a statewide data collection that is being administered by the Florida Division of Emergency Management. Click here for an update on the data-collection process.
Florida karst is internationally renowned. In 2021, geoscientists across the globe will be recognizing the International Year of Caves and Karst (IYCK). The FGS will be sponsoring activities in recognition of IYCK. Check back here at “What’s new” for more information as our plans develop.
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