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 11, 2020
Geology Theme

Community Type: NGDA

Sponsor: FGDC

Sponsor Email: NGDATeam@fgdc.gov

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

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