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NJ-GeoWeb Geology Profile is an interactive mapping application that provides information about New Jersey's Geology, Aquifers, Well Head Protection Areas, Earthquake Epicenters, Abandoned Mines, Landslides and more.

Earthquakes layer updated.

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List of Geologic Maps by USGS Quadrangle | USGS 7.5 min Quadrangle Index Map of New Jersey

GMS 15-2, Bedrock Geologic Map of the High Bridge Quadrangle, Hunterdon and Warren Counties, New Jersey, Monteverde, Donald H., Volkert, Richard A., and Dalton, Richard F., 2015, scale 1 to 24,000, 2 plates sizes 33x46; 30x33, 4 cross-sections and 5 figures. Price $10.00. Download PDF (2.36 MB) (7-18-2016)

GMS 15-3, Significant Sand Resource Areas in State and Federal Waters offshore Monmouth County, New Jersey, Castelli, Michael C., Latini, Daniel, Uptegrove, Jane, Waldner, Jeffrey S., Hall, David W. and Friedman, Andrea L., 2015, scale 1 to 80,000, 2 plates sizes 28x39; 30x37, 1 table. Price $10.00. Download PDF. (2.93MB) (7-20-2016)

GMS 15-4: Bedrock Geologic Map of the Elizabeth Quadrangle, Essex, Hudson and Union Counties, New Jersey, Monteverde, Donald H. and Herman, Gregory C., 2015, scale 1 to 24,000, size 36x51, 1 cross-section and 6 figures Price $10.00. Download PDF (2.7 MB) (7-20-2016)

OFM 110, Bedrock Geologic Map of the Jersey City Quadrangle, Hudson and Essex Counties, New Jersey, Volkert, Richard A., 2016, scale 1 to 24,000, size 31x51, 1 cross-section, 6 figures and 1 table. Price $10.00. Download PDF (4.6 MB) (7-20-2016)

OFM 111, Surficial Geology of the Califon Quadrangle, Hunterdon and Morris Counties, New Jersey, Stanford, Scott D., 2016, scale 1 to 24,000, size 36x48, 2 cross-sections, 5 figures and a 12-page pamphlet. Price $10.00. Download PDF (1.54 MB) (7-20-2016)

Bedrock Geologic Map of New Jersey 2014, Dalton, Richard F., Monteverde, Donald H., Sugarman, Peter J., and Volkert, Richard A., compilers, 2014, scale 1 to 250,000, size 37x47, 5 cross-sections. Price $20.00.

GEODATA Digital Geodata Series

DGS 04-1 Earthquakes Epicentered in New Jersey (11-7-2016)

DGS04-7  Historic Fill For New Jersey As Of January 2016 (7-20-2016)

DGS15-2 Soil, Liquefaction and Landslide Susceptibility in New Jersey. (7-20-2016)

Free Publications to Download

Newsletter (Adobe™ PDF files)

On-Line Information

OFR 16-1 - Hydrogeologic Framework and Computer Simulation of Groundwater Flow in the Valley-Fill and Fractured-Rock Aquifers of the Germany Flats Area of Sussex County, New Jersey, Nicholson Laura J., 2016, 74 p., 31 illus., 2 plates, 6 tables. Download PDF. (6 MB) (7-20-2016)

TM 16-1, Protocol for Heavy-Liquid Separation of Heavy Minerals and Recovery of Non-Toxic Separation Liquids, Uptegrove, Jane, Reier, Sandra A. and Muller, F.L., 2016, 6 pages and 2 figures. Download PDF (770 KB) (7-20-2016)

Information Circulars (Adobe™ PDF files)

The Jacksonburg Limestone and the Portland Cement Industry of New Jersey (7-20-2016)

New Jersey Ambient Ground Water Quality Monitoring Network: New Jersey shallow ground-water quality, 1999-2008 . Updated(7-20-2016)

Historical Publications

Earth Science Week


Celebrate Earth Science Week (October 9-16, 2016). Theme: Our Shared Geoheritage.

The Earth Science Week site contains Tips for Participants, Student Activities, Education Standards, Proclamations,
Press Releases, Links and other information.

Last revised November 7, 2016.

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