By the numbers: Missouri
- 5,401 geoscience employees (excludes self-employed)1
- 1.74 billion gallons/day: total groundwater withdrawal3
- $2.54 billion: value of nonfuel mineral production in 20174
- 68 total disaster declarations, including 33 severe storm, 21 flood, and 6 severe ice disasters (1953-2017)6
- $2.77 million: NSF GEO...
Agencies Working on Geoscience Issues in missouri
To protect our air, land and water; preserve our unique natural and historic places; and provide recreational and learning opportunities for everyone.
The Environmental Improvement and Energy Resources Authority (EIERA) is a quasi-governmental environmental finance agency that is administratively assigned to the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Established by the Missouri General Assembly in 1972, EIERA Board Members are appointed by the Governor.EIERA provides environmental solutions through finance, research, and technical assistance. We benefit the environment, the economy, and our partners.
The Missouri Geological Survey's mission is to provide technical assistance, education and guidance in the use and protection of Missouri’s natural resources; interpret the state’s geological setting, and the availability of its energy and mineral resources.
The State Emergency Management Agency’s mission is to help Missourians prepare for, respond to and recover from all emergencies.