Search External Resources

Browse an extensive list of federal, state, and local agencies, and other organizations that work on geoscience issues.

Organization Website Contact Information Ask An Expert About Organization Type State
Maryland Geological Survey http://www.mgs.md.gov/ Contact Information Ask An Expert

The Maryland Geological Survey's mission is primarily scientific-investigative, with authorization to conduct topographic, geologic, hydrographic, and geophysical surveys; to prepare topographic, geologic, and other types of maps to meet specific needs; to prepare reports on the extent and character of the geology, minerals, and water resources of the State; and to engage in, sponsor, and coordinate archeological research in Maryland.

State geological survey maryland
Massachusetts Bureau of Geographic Information https://www.mass.gov/orgs/massgis-bureau-of-geographic-information Contact Information

Through the Bureau of Geographic Information (MassGIS), the Commonwealth has created a comprehensive, statewide database of spatial information for mapping and analysis supporting emergency response, environmental planning and management, transportation planning, economic development, and transparency in state government operations.

State agency massachusetts
Massachusetts Department of Conservation & Recreation https://www.mass.gov/orgs/department-of-conservation-recreation Contact Information

The health and happiness of people across Massachusetts depend on the accessibility and quality of our natural resources, recreational facilities, and great historic landscapes. DCR continues to improve the vital connection between people and the environment. DCR's focus is on improving outdoor recreational opportunities and natural resource conservation, restoring and improving our facilities, expanding public involvement in carrying out DCR's mission, and establishing first-rate management systems and practices.

State agency massachusetts
Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection https://www.mass.gov/orgs/massachusetts-department-of-environmental-protection Contact Information

MassDEP serves the Commonwealth by protecting natural resource areas that involve water, land and air. MassDEP enforces environmental laws, provides technical assistance to cities and towns, issues permits and licenses for activities near sensitive resources, inspects contaminated site cleanups, and partners with other federal and state agencies, municipal officials and environmental stakeholders.

State agency massachusetts
Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency https://www.mass.gov/orgs/massachusetts-emergency-management-agency Contact Information

MEMA coordinates with federal, state and local government agencies, non-profits and businesses to prepare, respond and recover from emergencies and disasters.

State agency massachusetts
Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs https://www.mass.gov/orgs/executive-office-of-energy-and-environmental-affairs Contact Information

EEA seeks to protect, preserve, and enhance the Commonwealth’s environmental resources while ensuring a clean energy future for the state’s residents. The Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs serves commonwealth residents interested in outdoor recreational opportunities, energy consumers and power companies, residents and businesses interacting with environmental protection laws and regulations, clean energy companies and residents interested in clean energy, farmers, and residents who work with animals.

State agency massachusetts
Massachusetts Geological Survey http://mgs.geo.umass.edu/ Contact Information

The Massachusetts Geological Survey's mission is to perform research on the land, mineral, and water resources of the state; coordinate/facilitate research and communication among various agencies, researchers and stakeholders; collect, compile, analyze, correlate and preserve all data pertaining to the geological environment; disseminate to the public all information leading to a better understanding of the geology, hydrology, and natural environment through the preparation of maps, databases, reports and other publications.

State geological survey massachusetts
Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management https://www.mass.gov/orgs/massachusetts-office-of-coastal-zone-management Contact Information

CZM is the lead policy, planning, and technical assistance agency on coastal and ocean issues within the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) and implements the state’s coastal program under the federal Coastal Zone Management Act. Through local and regional coordination and collaboration, CZM balances management of vital economic and natural resources of the Massachusetts coast and ocean waters. CZM provides technical assistance and support—primarily to local officials, marine businesses, environmental groups, and coastal homeowners—as well as information to people who visit and volunteer for the coast.

State agency massachusetts
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality https://www.michigan.gov/deq/ Contact Information

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality promotes wise management of Michigan's air, land, and water resources to support a sustainable environment, healthy communities, and vibrant economy.

State agency michigan
Michigan Geological Survey https://wmich.edu/geologysurvey Contact Information

The mission of the Michigan Geological Survey is to facilitate basic and applied geological research to promote the best use of Michigan's geological resources for their social and economic benefits while protecting associated resource values and the environment.

State geological survey michigan

Pages