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Digitizing, Cataloging, and Publishing Arizona’s Mining Legacy
September 12, 2013 | Arizona Geological Survey

Arizona Geology Magazine has an article that describes the work being done to place an archive of information about mining in Arizona online for public access.

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Arizona Mining Review Episode 3
March 21, 2013 | Arizona Geological Survey
Arizona Mining Review is a live, online video magazine from the Arizona Geological Survey exploring and reviewing mining in Arizona -- its challenges and successes. From potash to copper to gold, from mineral exploration to policy development, tune in to see experts from industry, academia, research, and politics discuss the current state and future of mining in Arizona. You can view the next program live on Wednesday, March 27th at 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM MST or view archive programs at any time.

Arizona Mining Review
April 25, 2013 | Arizona Mining Review
The next Arizona Mining Review features an interview with Dorothy Kosich of on the potential impact of the proposed Obama budget, and discussion with economist Dr. Kent Hill of Arizona State University on the economic impact of mining on Arizona. Also, a geologist from the Utah Geological Survey will discuss the recent landslide at the Bingham Canyon Mine. Watch it online on Friday at 10:00-10:30 AM MST-PDT. A video of the program will be available online if you can't watch at that time.

Arizona Oil and Gas Well Viewer
October 3, 2013 | Arizona Geological Survey / Oil and Gas Conservation Commission
The state of Arizona has developed an interactive viewer that allows anyone to obtain information about oil and natural gas wells. The digitizing effort focused on deep wells across northeastern Arizona including wells that penetrated Precambrian basement and wells in the oil and gas fields with the highest cumulative production. The AZGS developed a user-friendly web application to make the digitized well data available online to facilitate the widest possible access and use of the data. The search and download map includes more than 1100 well folders, 2500 scanned tiff images of well logs, and the newly digitized LAS

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