Overview


Geology Theme Definition: Geographically-referenced data pertaining to the origin, history, composition, structure, features, and processes of the solid Earth, both onshore and offshore. Includes geologic, geophysical, and geochemical maps, stratigraphy, paleontology, geochronology, mineral and energy resources, and natural hazards such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, coastal erosion, and landslides.

Updated on January 18, 2019
Geology Theme

Community Type: NGDA

Sponsor: FGDC

Sponsor Email: NGDATeam@fgdc.gov

Theme Lead Agency: Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), United States Geological Survey (USGS)

Theme Lead: Dave Soller (USGS), Paul Godfriaux (BOEM)