Geoscience Data Repositories in UTAH

 

Harold B. Lee Library

Brigham Young University
1402 HBLL
Provo, UT 84602

Contact: Rich Soares, Geology/Map Librarian
801/378-6179
801/378-3221 (FAX)
res@hbll1.byu.edu 

Type of Repository: Private
Data Access Fee: per search
Catalog and Index Type: paper, digital, CD-ROM
Data Delivery Media: paper

Center Services Provided: bibliographic searches

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Department of Geology

Southern Utah University
351 West Center Street
Cedar City, UT 84720

Contact: Dr. Robert L. Eves
801/586-7900
801/865-8051 (FAX)
eves@suu.edu 

Data Center Staff Size: 4
Type of Repository: Public - Academic

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Comments: The Department of Geology is a USGS Map Dealer agency.
 

Sample Library

Utah Geological Survey
P.O. Box 146100
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6100

Contact: Carolyn M. Olsen, Curator
801/537-3300
801/537-3400 (FAX)
nrugs.btripp@email.state.ut.us 
http://utstdpwww.state.ut.us/~ugs 

Data Center Staff Size: 2
Type of Repository: Public - State/Local
Data Access Fee: per search
Catalog and Index Type: paper, digital
Data Delivery Media: paper, mail-out, floppy

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Center Services Provided: core/sample services, core sawing, core photography

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Comments: The Utah Geological Survey Sample Library contains cuttings from 3,000 drill holes, core from 300 drill holes, oil samples from all producing formations in the state, coal samples from producing coal mines, and samples from miscellaneous metallic mineral, industrial-rock and mineral, tar-sand, oil-shale, geothermal-well, and stratigraphic sections.

The Sample Library is a research facility, which is available for sample examination and core workshops and classes. Sample examination equipment is provided. Core sawing and photography are available as additional services. Cores and cuttings can also be shipped to clients.
 
 


Energy and Geoscience Institute

University of Utah
423 Wakara Way, Suite 300
Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Contact: Kristin Campbell, Librarian
801/585-7948
801/585-3540 (FAX)
campbell@egi.utah.edu 
http://www.egi.utah.edu 

Data Center Staff Size: 3
Type of Repository: Public - Academic
Data Access Fee: membership dues
Catalog and Index Type: digital, CD-ROM, on-line
Data Delivery Media: paper, CD-ROM, mail out

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Center Services Provided: core/sample services, geochemistry, petrography, staff research, interpretation, data packages

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Comments: The core of the research collection is in-house reports and the documentation on which the research reports are based. Largest holdings are from former Soviet Union, North Africa, and South America.